The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' general business activity index for manufacturing in Texas rose to 13.1 in February of 2019 from 1 in January, beating market expectations of 4.8. It is the highest reading in three months, mainly due to a higher growth rate in orders (3.4 from 1.2) and a rise in employment (12.6 from 3.6), wages and benefits (28.9 from 27.4) and capital expenditures (18.7 from 16). On the other hand, slower increases were seen for production (10.1 from 14.5), new orders (6.9 from 11.6) and shipments (10.7 from 11.4). Also, prices received for finished goods slowed (5.2 from 6.4) and prices paid for raw materials rose faster (21.8 from 21.2). Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 3.28 Index Points from 2004 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 47.10 Index Points in June of 2004 and a record low of -60.10 Index Points in February of 2009.

Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States is expected to be 15.00 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States to stand at 15.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index is projected to trend around 12.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-26 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 17.6 29.4 25 35
2018-12-31 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index -5.1 17.6 17.6 16.9
2019-01-28 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 1.0 -5.1 -2
2019-02-25 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 13.1 1.0 4.8 2
2019-03-25 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 13.1 15
2019-04-29 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index
2019-05-28 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 54.20 56.60 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.00 54.90 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 56.00 54.20 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 59.70 56.70 62.00 37.80 [+]
Composite Pmi 55.50 54.40 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.50 3.90 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 -0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.00 2.80 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.23 78.26 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 0.40 1.30 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 0.70 2.20 26.00 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.10 0.30 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation -0.60 -1.30 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 499876.00 499194.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 0.10 -0.50 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.60 0.00 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 97.07 89.77 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 1.10 0.40 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22232.00 22103.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2076.82 2007.53 2076.82 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 101.70 101.20 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 61.10 63.40 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index -4.10 17.00 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 3.70 8.80 39.00 -34.40 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 16.00 -2.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.43 0.05 2.77 -5.25 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 13.10 1.00 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 64.70 56.70 78.60 21.20 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.64 2.61 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 445.50 401.53 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.57 16.70 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -3.86 7.07 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -204.00 -149.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -4624.00 -4227.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 125.13 124.80 125.13 46.91 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -2.58 7.29 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 833.00 834.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 71.00 75.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 22.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 85.64 84.84 85.64 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 1.00 1.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 6.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 7647.00 7568.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 12.50 15.40 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index

The Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index measures the performance of manufacturing sector in the state of Texas. The index is derived from a survey of around 100 business executives and tracks variables such as output, employment, orders and prices. A reading above 0 indicates an expansion of the factory activity compared to the previous month; below 0 represents a contraction; while 0 indicates no change. Texas produces around 9.5 percent of manufacturing output in US. The state ranks second behind California in factory production and first as an exporter of manufactured goods. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
13.10 1.00 47.10 -60.10 2004 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
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