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Wholesale Trade  
Released On 8/9/2017 10:00:00 AM For Jun, 2017
PriorPrior RevisedConsensusConsensus RangeActual
Inventories - M/M change0.4 %0.6 %0.6 %0.4 % to 0.6 %0.7 %

Wholesale inventories rose a sharp 0.7 percent in June in what was a wanted build given a likewise 0.7 percent rise in sales. The stock-to-sales ratio is unchanged at a lean 1.29. If there is an imbalance, it's inventories of autos which rose 1.4 percent while sales fell 0.5 percent. Otherwise this a very positive report, pointing at the same time to sales growth and inventory growth.

Consensus Outlook
Wholesale trade inventories are expected to rise 0.6 percent and above June's advance estimate from the government for a 0.4 percent build. After keeping inventories down early in the year, wholesalers began to build their inventories back up in April.

Wholesale trade measures the dollar value of sales made and inventories held by merchant wholesalers. It is a component of business sales and inventories.  Why Investors Care

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