United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)  1948-2017 | Data

The Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing PMI rose to 57.7 in February of 2017 from 56 in January and well above market expectations of 56. It is the highest reading since August of 2014 amid rising new orders and production while employment eased. Comments from the panel largely indicate strong sales and demand, and reflect a positive view of business conditions. Business Confidence in the United States averaged 52.76 from 1948 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 77.50 in July of 1950 and a record low of 29.40 in May of 1980.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-01 03:00 PM Feb 57.7 56 56 55.7
2017-03-01 03:00 PM Feb 54.2 56.1 55.9
2017-03-01 03:00 PM Feb 65.1 60.4
2017-04-03 02:00 PM Mar 68
2017-04-03 02:00 PM Mar 65.1
2017-04-03 02:00 PM Mar 54.2




US Factory Activity Growth Beats Expectations: ISM


The Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing PMI rose to 57.7 in February of 2017 from 56 in January and well above market expectations of 56. It is the highest reading since August of 2014 amid rising new orders and production while employment eased. Comments from the panel largely indicate strong sales and demand, and reflect a positive view of business conditions.

The New Orders Index registered 65.1 percent, an increase of 4.7 percentage points from the January reading of 60.4 percent.

The Production Index registered 62.9 percent, 1.5 percentage points higher than the January reading of 61.4 percent.

The Employment Index registered 54.2 percent, a decrease of 1.9 percentage points from the January reading of 56.1 percent.

Inventories of raw materials registered 51.5 percent, an increase of 3 percentage points from the January reading of 48.5 percent.

The Prices Index registered 68 percent in February, a decrease of 1 percentage point from the January reading of 69 percent, indicating higher raw materials prices for the 12th consecutive month.


ISM | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
3/1/2017 3:06:29 PM



United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 57.70 56.00 77.50 29.40 [+]
Services PMI 53.80 55.60 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 57.60 56.50 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.20 55.00 57.90 50.70 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.10 55.80 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 0.30 0.20 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 -0.10 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.20 0.60 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 75.40 75.50 89.40 66.89 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 1.80 -0.80 23.00 -18.40 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 1.50 1.65 25.70 -19.20 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.20 0.90 6.40 -11.40 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 2.40 4.60 -7.10 percent [+]
New Orders 470202.00 464868.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.20 1.30 10.20 -9.70 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.30 0.40 1.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 46.20 7.10 117.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories -0.20 1.00 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 24114.00 24457.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1575.40 1477.10 1703.60 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 105.30 105.90 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 16.40 18.70 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 32.80 43.30 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 17.00 12.00 26.00 -43.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 51.30 57.70 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.34 -0.02 2.72 -5.09 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 24.50 22.10 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 57.40 50.30 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.58 17.61 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Car Production 3.42 3.25 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 553.65 487.95 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 4.95 -0.24 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -53.00 -68.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -2811.00 -3055.00 11456.00 -8419.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 180.69 179.83 180.69 70.21 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 51.67 49.03 59.12 48.35 [+]
Steel Production 6874.00 6619.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 1.80 -0.40 13.70 -12.60 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.70 5.61 5.79 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 3.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 7.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Corruption Index 74.00 76.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]



United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) Notes

The Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® is based on data compiled from purchasing and supply executives nationwide. Survey responses reflect the change, if any, in the current month compared to the previous month. For each of the indicators measured (New Orders, Backlog of Orders, New Export Orders, Imports, Production, Supplier Deliveries, Inventories, Customers' Inventories, Employment and Prices), the report shows the percentage reporting each response, the net difference between the number of responses in the positive economic direction and the negative economic direction, and the diffusion index. A PMI™ reading above 50 percent indicates that the manufacturing economy is generally expanding; below 50 percent indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States ISM Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
57.70 56.00 77.50 29.40 1948 - 2017 Monthly



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