Usa, scorte ingrosso aprile salgono di 0,4%

martedì 9 giugno 2015 16:10
 

9 giugno (Reuters) - Commerce Department report of wholesale
inventories and sales, seasonally adjusted.

(Percent Changes)       April  March  (Prev) April15/14
Inventories Total         0.4    0.2    0.1      4.5
  Durable Goods           0.1    0.5    0.5      6.6
   Automotive             1.8    0.4    0.2     13.2
   Prof'l equip          -2.1    0.7    0.9      4.3
   Computer equip.       -3.1    1.4    1.7      1.6
   Machinery              0.7    0.4    0.4      6.8
  Nondurable Goods        0.8   -0.3   -0.4      1.1
   Petroleum              2.3   -3.0   -4.3    -20.7

                        April  March  (Prev) April15/14
Sales Total               1.6   -0.3   -0.2     -3.3
  Durable Goods           1.2    0.9    1.3      2.4
   Automotive             3.2    1.5    2.5      8.1
   Prof'l equip          -0.2    0.3    0.5     -0.4
   Computer equip.        1.1   -0.5   -0.2     -3.1
   Machinery              0.3    2.3    2.4     -0.3
  Nondurable Goods        2.0   -1.4   -1.5     -8.2
   Petroleum              4.9   -4.8   -5.1    -37.3

(Billions of dlrs)      April    March    (Prev)  April'14
Inventories Total      576.89   574.66   574.50   552.13
  Durable Goods        358.09   357.67   357.72   335.81
   Automotive           60.90    59.83    59.72    53.82
  Nondurables          218.80   216.99   216.78   216.32
(Billions of dlrs)      April    March    (Prev)  April'14
Sales Total            448.25   441.02   441.60   463.65
  Durable Goods        217.81   215.13   215.97   212.71
   Automotive           36.80    35.65    36.00    34.06
  Nondurables          230.45   225.89   225.63   250.94
Stock-to_sales ratio    April    March    (Prev)  April'14
                         1.29     1.30     1.30     1.19

FORECAST:
Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast:
U.S. April wholesale inventories +0.2 pct
U.S. April wholesale sales +0.5 pct

NOTES/HISTORICAL COMPARISONS:
The stock-to-sales ratio is a measure of how long it would take
to deplete inventories at the current sales pace.