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Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey

June 27, 2017

Results Table

Report


Click on links in the table for greater details. Historical data are available from January 2007 to the most current release month.

Business Indicators Relating to Facilities and Products in Texas
Current (versus previous month)
IndicatorJun IndexMay IndexChangeIndicator Direction*Trend** (Months)% Reporting Increase% Reporting
No Change
% Reporting Decrease

Revenue

14.8

15.9

–1.1

Increasing

91

30.5

53.8

15.7

Employment

11.9

7.7

+4.2

Increasing

88

19.3

73.3

7.4

Part–Time Employment

5.9

5.7

+0.2

Increasing

12

8.0

89.9

2.1

Hours Worked

4.3

2.1

+2.2

Increasing

8

10.1

84.1

5.8

Wages and Benefits

19.5

16.9

+2.6

Increasing

93

21.3

76.9

1.8

Input Prices

23.3

25.5

–2.2

Increasing

98

25.1

73.1

1.8

Selling Prices

6.0

8.1

–2.1

Increasing

16

11.2

83.6

5.2

Capital Expenditures

9.5

20.9

–11.4

Increasing

94

15.1

79.3

5.6

General Business Conditions
Current (versus previous month)
IndicatorJun IndexMay IndexChangeIndicator Direction*Trend** (Months)% Reporting Improved% Reporting
No Change
% Reporting Worsened

Company Outlook

14.2

7.1

+7.1

Improving

12

22.6

69.1

8.4

General Business Activity

10.1

7.7

+2.4

Improving

10

20.8

68.5

10.7

Business Indicators Relating to Facilities and Products in Texas
Future (six months ahead)
IndicatorJun IndexMay IndexChangeIndicator Direction*Trend** (Months)% Reporting Increase% Reporting
No Change
% Reporting Decrease

Revenue

45.6

47.0

–1.4

Increasing

100

54.6

36.3

9.0

Employment

27.7

21.7

+6.0

Increasing

99

35.2

57.3

7.5

Part–Time Employment

6.2

8.3

–2.1

Increasing

60

14.1

78.0

7.9

Hours Worked

7.2

6.1

+1.1

Increasing

10

12.1

83.0

4.9

Wages and Benefits

43.2

43.0

+0.2

Increasing

126

45.0

53.2

1.8

Input Prices

42.5

45.5

–3.0

Increasing

126

44.0

54.5

1.5

Selling Prices

27.1

28.7

–1.6

Increasing

98

32.7

61.7

5.6

Capital Expenditures

22.8

23.5

–0.7

Increasing

99

28.6

65.5

5.8

General Business Conditions
Future (six months ahead)
IndicatorJun IndexMay IndexChangeIndicator Direction*Trend** (Months)% Reporting Improved% Reporting
No Change
% Reporting Worsened

Company Outlook

26.2

23.2

+3.0

Improving

16

37.0

52.2

10.8

General Business Activity

21.1

18.9

+2.2

Improving

16

30.5

60.1

9.4

Texas Retail Outlook Survey

June 27, 2017

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Business Indicators Relating to Facilities and Products in Texas
Retail (versus previous month)
IndicatorJun IndexMay IndexChangeIndicator Direction*Trend** (Months)% Reporting Increase% Reporting
No Change
% Reporting Decrease
Retail Activity in Texas

Sales

3.5

10.1

–6.6

Increasing

8

25.9

51.7

22.4

Employment

10.1

–3.0

+13.1

Increasing

1

17.5

75.1

7.4

Part–Time Employment

10.3

9.8

+0.5

Increasing

5

15.5

79.3

5.2

Hours Worked

–2.7

–1.7

–1.0

Decreasing

2

7.1

83.1

9.8

Wages and Benefits

15.3

11.7

+3.6

Increasing

76

18.4

78.5

3.1

Input Prices

13.0

17.3

–4.3

Increasing

17

20.1

72.8

7.1

Selling Prices

3.1

7.8

–4.7

Increasing

2

14.5

74.1

11.4

Capital Expenditures

5.2

11.3

–6.1

Increasing

11

13.8

77.6

8.6

Inventories

10.8

2.6

+8.2

Increasing

9

28.3

54.2

17.5

Companywide Retail Activity

Companywide Sales

13.9

13.1

+0.8

Increasing

9

30.3

53.3

16.4

Companywide Internet Sales

18.4

13.3

+5.1

Increasing

5

28.6

61.2

10.2

General Business Conditions, Retail
Current (versus previous month)
IndicatorJun IndexMay IndexChangeIndicator Direction*Trend** (Months)% Reporting Improved% Reporting
No Change
% Reporting Worsened

Company Outlook

12.8

0.8

+12.0

Improving

3

21.0

70.8

8.2

General Business Activity

9.6

–2.6

+12.2

Improving

1

18.7

72.2

9.1

Business Indicators Relating to Facilities and Products in Texas, Retail
Future (six months ahead)
IndicatorJun IndexMay IndexChangeIndicator Direction*Trend** (Months)% Reporting Increase% Reporting
No Change
% Reporting Decrease
Retail Activity in Texas

Sales

37.5

31.3

+6.2

Increasing

100

49.0

39.4

11.5

Employment

18.6

–4.6

+23.2

Increasing

1

29.7

59.2

11.1

Part–Time Employment

–1.0

1.1

–2.1

Decreasing

1

9.3

80.4

10.3

Hours Worked

0.6

–5.0

+5.6

Increasing

1

8.3

84.0

7.7

Wages and Benefits

32.4

27.1

+5.3

Increasing

102

34.2

64.0

1.8

Input Prices

35.1

36.1

–1.0

Increasing

98

38.6

57.9

3.5

Selling Prices

36.9

29.5

+7.4

Increasing

98

40.4

56.1

3.5

Capital Expenditures

12.3

9.8

+2.5

Increasing

9

21.1

70.2

8.8

Inventories

11.5

9.5

+2.0

Increasing

8

29.5

52.5

18.0

Companywide Retail Activity

Companywide Sales

27.2

35.2

–8.0

Increasing

99

37.2

52.8

10.0

Companywide Internet Sales

23.7

11.4

+12.3

Increasing

11

23.7

76.3

0.0

General Business Conditions, Retail
Future (six months ahead)
IndicatorJun IndexMay IndexChangeIndicator Direction*Trend** (Months)% Reporting Improved% Reporting
No Change
% Reporting Worsened

Company Outlook

22.9

11.2

+11.7

Improving

7

33.7

55.5

10.8

General Business Activity

20.5

5.4

+15.1

Improving

10

28.8

62.9

8.3

*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.

Questions regarding the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey can be addressed to Amy Jordan at amy.jordan@dal.frb.org.

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