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Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey

Results Table

June 2013
 

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Business Indicators Relating to Facilities and Products in Texas
Current (versus previous month)
Indicator Jun
Index
May
Index
Change Indicator
Direction*
Trend**
(months)
%
Reporting
Increase
%
Reporting
No Change
%
Reporting
Decrease
Production
17.1
11.2
+5.9
Increasing
2
34.5
48.1
17.4
Capacity Utilization
15.3
6.4
+8.9
Increasing
7
31.9
51.5
16.6
New Orders
13.0
6.2
+6.8
Increasing
2
36.0
41.1
23.0
Growth Rate of Orders
7.1
-4.3
+11.4
Increasing
1
27.3
52.5
20.2
Unfilled Orders
-0.4
-8.3
+7.9
Decreasing
12
18.9
61.8
19.3
Shipments
15.4
3.1
+12.3
Increasing
2
32.4
50.6
17.0
Delivery Time
3.2
3.3
-0.1
Increasing
2
11.6
80.0
8.4
Materials Inventories
0.3
-7.3
+7.6
Increasing
1
16.5
67.3
16.2
Finished Goods Inventories
-2.1
0.0
-2.1
Decreasing
1
11.6
74.7
13.7
Prices Paid for Raw Materials
14.3
6.4
+7.9
Increasing
47
21.0
72.3
6.7
Prices Received for Finished Goods
-2.1
-8.3
+6.2
Decreasing
3
8.4
81.1
10.5
Wages and Benefits
20.0
14.0
+6.0
Increasing
43
20.0
80.0
0.0
Employment
0.2
-6.3
+6.5
Increasing
1
13.0
74.2
12.8
Hours Worked
4.8
-2.3
+7.1
Increasing
1
18.9
67.0
14.1
Capital Expenditures
9.9
2.2
+7.7
Increasing
11
21.6
66.7
11.7
General Business Conditions
Current (versus previous month)
Indicator Jun
Index
May
Index
Change Indicator
Direction*
Trend**
(months)
%
Reporting
Improved
%
Reporting
No Change
%
Reporting
Worsened
13.3
-6.8
+20.1
Improving
1
25.8
61.7
12.5
6.5
-10.5
+17.0
Improving
1
20.5
65.5
14.0
Business Indicators Relating to Facilities and Products in Texas
Future (six months ahead)
Indicator Jun
Index
May
Index
Change Indicator
Direction*
Trend**
(months)
%
Reporting
Increase
%
Reporting
No Change
%
Reporting
Decrease
Production
40.6
34.6
+6.0
Increasing
52
49.2
42.1
8.6
Capacity Utilization
37.2
27.9
+9.3
Increasing
52
44.1
49.0
6.9
New Orders
33.2
26.9
+6.3
Increasing
52
42.2
48.8
9.0
Growth Rate of Orders
26.3
18.6
+7.7
Increasing
52
35.2
55.9
8.9
Unfilled Orders
6.6
0.0
+6.6
Increasing
1
16.5
73.6
9.9
Shipments
36.9
30.1
+6.8
Increasing
52
44.0
49.0
7.1
Delivery Time
-3.2
-5.4
+2.2
Decreasing
17
7.5
81.8
10.7
Materials Inventories
-2.2
2.2
-4.4
Decreasing
1
15.6
66.7
17.8
Finished Goods Inventories
0.0
2.2
-2.2
Unchanged
1
12.2
75.6
12.2
Prices Paid for Raw Materials
29.2
27.8
+1.4
Increasing
51
32.6
64.0
3.4
Prices Received for Finished Goods
20.9
11.1
+9.8
Increasing
12
25.3
70.3
4.4
Wages and Benefits
36.7
31.9
+4.8
Increasing
109
36.9
62.9
0.2
Employment
23.1
14.5
+8.6
Increasing
46
28.6
65.9
5.5
Hours Worked
8.0
-3.3
+11.3
Increasing
1
14.8
78.4
6.8
Capital Expenditures
18.9
14.8
+4.1
Increasing
43
31.1
56.7
12.2
General Business Conditions
Future (six months ahead)
Indicator Jun
Index
May
Index
Change Indicator
Direction*
Trend**
(months)
%
Reporting
Improved
%
Reporting
No Change
%
Reporting
Worsened
21.8
5.3
+16.5
Improving
50
31.9
58.0
10.1
14.7
-2.6
+17.3
Improving
1
26.3
62.1
11.6

*Indicator direction refers to this month's index. If index is positive (negative), indicator is increasing (decreasing) or improving (worsening). If zero, indicator is unchanged.
**Number of months moving in current direction.
Data have been seasonally adjusted as necessary.

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