United States Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index  1968-2017 | Data

The Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index fell to 22 in April of 2017 compared to 32.8 in March and a 33-year high of 43.3 in February. Still, the reading pointed to the expansion in factory activity but at the slowest pace in four months. Growth slowed for new orders (27.4 from 38.6 in March), shipments (23.4 from 32.9) and unfilled orders (6.6 from 14.4). In contrast, companies reported an increase in inventories (17.8 from 11.8), employment (19.9 from 17.5) and average work week (18.9 from 18.5). Also, cost pressure eased for both prices paid (33.7 from 40.7) and received (16.6 from 20.6). Future indicators continued to reflect general optimism but retreated from their high readings in the first three months of the year. Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 8.61 Index Points from 1968 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 58.50 Index Points in March of 1973 and a record low of -57.90 Index Points in December of 1974.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-02-16 01:30 PM Feb 43.3 23.6 18 20
2017-03-16 12:30 PM Mar 32.8 43.3 30 24
2017-04-20 12:30 PM Apr 22 32.8 25 23.7
2017-05-18 12:30 PM May 22 23.5
2017-06-15 12:30 PM Jun 16
2017-07-20 12:30 PM Jul 15




United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 57.20 57.70 77.50 29.40 [+]
Services PMI 52.50 52.80 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 55.20 57.60 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.80 53.30 57.90 50.70 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.70 53.00 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.50 0.30 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.50 0.10 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.80 1.00 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.10 75.70 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 1.70 2.30 23.00 -18.40 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.10 2.10 25.70 -19.20 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.40 0.20 6.40 -11.40 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.40 0.50 4.60 -7.10 percent [+]
New Orders 476493.00 470202.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.00 1.50 10.20 -9.70 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.30 0.30 1.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 49.60 7.10 117.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.40 -0.20 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 24114.00 24457.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1611.40 1575.40 1703.60 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.70 105.30 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 5.20 16.40 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 22.00 32.80 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 22.00 17.00 26.00 -43.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 56.50 51.30 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.08 0.27 2.72 -5.09 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 16.80 16.90 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 57.70 57.40 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.62 17.58 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Car Production 3.13 3.42 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 502.25 441.40 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -1.03 -2.17 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 54.00 10.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 1542.00 -2973.00 11456.00 -8419.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 181.81 181.47 181.81 70.21 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 51.67 49.03 59.12 48.35 [+]
Steel Production 6362.00 6874.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 2.90 1.00 108.20 -28.80 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 Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index Notes

Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index is based on The Business Outlook Survey of manufacturers in the Third Federal Reserve District. Participants report the direction of change in overall business activity and in the various measures of activity at their plants: employment, working hours, new and unfilled orders, shipments, inventories, delivery times, prices paid, and prices received. The index above 0 indicates factory-sector growth, below 0 contraction. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22.00 32.80 58.50 -57.90 1968 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
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