Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) 
May

Missouri’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for May was 51.0, a decrease of 11.4 points according to the monthly Mid-America Business Conditions Survey, conducted by Creighton University, Omaha, NE.

 

Institute for Supply Management Indicies

National Indices
Missouri’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for May was 51.0, a decrease of 11.4 points according to the monthly Mid-America Business Conditions Survey, conducted by Creighton University, Omaha, NE.

The May PMI® for manufacturing registered 54.9 an increase of 0.1 points from the April reading of 54.8 percent. The overall economy grew for the 96th consecutive month according to the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM®, Report on Business®. New Orders (59.5) increased by 2.0 points while Production (57.1) showed a decrease of 1.5 points. Supplier Deliveries (53.1) decreased by 2.0 points while Inventories (51.5) increased 0.5 points from April. Employment (53.5) increased by 1.5 points from the prior month.

According to the PMI® report, Of the 18 manufacturing industries, 15 reported growth in May in the following order: Nonmetallic Mineral Products; Furniture & Related Products; Plastics & Rubber Products; Machinery; Primary Metals; Food, Beverage & Tobacco Products; Electrical Equipment, Appliances & Components; Paper Products; Miscellaneous Manufacturing; Computer & Electronic Products; Transportation Equipment; Chemical Products; Fabricated Metal Products; Petroleum & Coal Products; and Printing & Related Support Activities.

The non-manufacturing survey index for May was 56.9, decreasing over the month by 0.6 points and still in expansion territory. Business activity (60.7) decreased by 1.7 points while New Orders (57.7) decreased by 5.5 points. Inventory (54.0) increased by 1.5 points in May. Supplier Deliveries (51.5) decreased by 1.5 points while Employment (57.8) increased 6.4 points.

The 16 industries reporting growth of business activity in May — listed in order — are:
Real Estate, Rental & Leasing; Accommodation & Food Services; Utilities; Arts, Entertainment & Recreation; Construction; Health Care & Social Assistance; Management of Companies & Support Services; Transportation & Warehousing; Mining; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting; Finance & Insurance; Information; Wholesale Trade; Other Services; Professional, Scientific & Technical Services; and Public Administration.

PMI Graph of Missouri Indicators

Missouri Index
Missouri’s May PMI decreased 11.4 points over the month to 51.0—still just above the 50.0 percent expansion threshold. Other states in the survey were Arkansas (58.4), Iowa (57.5), Kansas (53.9), Minnesota (58.4), Nebraska (55.2), North Dakota (53.9), Oklahoma (54.2) and South Dakota (61.7). Overall, the May Mid America Regional Index decreased to 55.5 from the previous month’s score of 61.4 percent.

 

PMI of Missouri and Border States



Note: The national purchasing manager's indices are produced by the Institute for Supply Management, formerly the Purchasing Management Association.


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