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Non-defense capital goods orders exclude aircraft and defense purchases. The US Census Bureau releases a monthly report that tracks new orders for machinery, tools, and equipment for US industries. Defense…...
Overall, 2017 turned out to be a better year for US railroads than 2016. US railroads showed growth on both the carload and intermodal fronts.
This has been one of the best years since 2004 for manufacturing activity, viewed through the Purchasing Managers' Index (or PMI).
This year has been a year to watch the US economy. Hopes for change, tax reform, and industry-friendly policies drove the markets (SPY) higher.
According to the November Conference board LEI, the core capital goods orders for October totaled ~$38.4 billion, compared to a revised September reading of ~$38.7 billion.
The Conference Board CEO Confidence Survey is a quarterly report based on a survey that collects responses from approximately 100 CEOs who represent a variety of industries.
In the 44th week of 2017, total rail freight traffic in the United States recorded a ~0.9% fall. Overall volumes, including intermodal, decreased to ~539,000 units.
In 3Q17, revenues for the Consumer Products segment rose $126 million (or 7.6%) to $1.8 billion, from $1.6 billion in 3Q16.
BNSF operates in four segments: Consumer Products, Industrial Products, Agricultural Products, and Coal. In this 3Q17 post-earnings series, we’ll examine the operating results for all these segments.
The US Manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers' index) for the month of October fell to 58.7, compared with 60.8 in September.
CSX (CSX) moved ~69,500 railcars in the 43rd week of 2017, which was 4,900 fewer units than its 74,400 carloads during the 43rd week of 2016.
According to the October Conference Board LEI, core capital goods orders for September were valued at $37.85 billion compared to a revised reading of $38.0 billion in August.
3M’s (MMM) Health Care segment recorded a revenue share of 18.0% in 3Q17, compared to 17.80% in 3Q16. The revenue increase helped with a 0.20 percentage point rise in 3M's total revenue.
In 3Q17, CSX (CSX) saw a 90-basis-point rise in its operating margin. The company’s margin expanded to 31.9% from 31% in the third quarter of 2016.