Quikrete Industry Dashboard
The latest version of the Quikrete Industry Dashboard shows NAICS 444 and 44413 sales continuing to tower over year-ago numbers.
That’s the good news from the Census Bureau report released Friday morning. The bad news is a slight decline compared to June, which shows a slight decline from May.
While Consumer Confidence slipped from last month’s figure, there’s definitely confidence for the hardware and building supply industry visible on the Stock Roundup All 10 companies tracked are not only in the black for the month and the year, they’re also all ahead of the Dow Jones Industrial Average by every measure.
The unemployment rate declined to 10.2% compared to June, but it’s a long way from the historic lows of a year ago.
Coming soon on the Quikrete Industry Dashboard: Housing starts will be released on Aug. 18, followed by existing home sales on Aug. 21.