TABLE-Reuters/U Mich Feb. prelim. sentiment index 73.7

Feb 12 (BestGrowthStock) – Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys
of Consumers’ preliminary February consumer sentiment fell to
73.7 from January’s final reading of 74.4, according to a
report released on Friday.

Economists in a Reuters survey expected a preliminary
February reading of 75.0.

Below is a table of the survey’s components:

Feb-P Jan Dec Nov Oct
Sentiment 73.7 74.4 72.5 67.4 70.6
Current conditions 84.1 81.1 78.0 68.8 73.7
Expectations 66.9 70.1 68.9 66.5 68.6
1-year inflation 2.7 2.8 2.5 2.7 2.9
5-year inflation 2.8 2.9 2.7 3.0 2.9

THE SURVEY: The 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. Reuters has exclusive rights to distribute the data
for six months after the release.

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TABLE-Reuters/U Mich Feb. prelim. sentiment index 73.7