TABLE-Reuters/U Mich Aug final sentiment index 68.9

Aug 27 (BestGrowthStock) – Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan
Surveys of Consumers’ final August consumer sentiment fell to
68.9 from 69.6 in the preliminary August reading, according to
a report released on Friday.

Economists in a Reuters survey expected a final August
reading of 69.6. The final July reading was 67.8.

Below is a table of the survey’s components:

Aug-F July June May April
Sentiment 68.9 67.8 76.0 73.6 72.2
Current conditions 78.3 76.5 85.6 81.0 81.0
Expectations 62.9 62.3 69.8 68.8 66.5
1-year inflation 2.7 2.7 2.8 3.2 2.9
5-year inflation 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.9 2.7

THE SURVEY: The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan
Surveys of Consumers, a monthly series of data on U.S. consumer
sentiment, are produced by the University of Michigan in Ann
Arbor, Michigan. Thomson Reuters has exclusive rights to
distribute the data for six months after the release.

TABLE-Reuters/U Mich Aug final sentiment index 68.9