Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate


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Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate

A rate used to reduce seasonal noise on a company's sales or revenue information. For example, many retail companies tend to have higher sales figures at the end of the calendar year because of the holiday season. Comparing the raw data may make the company's sales look better than they are. The SAAR is designed to even out that trend. It is calculated by taking the raw annual rate for a given month and dividing by a seasonality factor.
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The index for materials for durable manufacturing increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.
4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 560,000 units from an upwardly revised July reading, according to newly released data by the U.
Housing Completions: Privately owned housing completions in July were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,175,000.
The seasonally adjusted annual rate represents what the total number of sales for a year would be if the pace was kept through all four quarters of a year.
up arrow] Construction spending during May 2017 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,230.
Building Permits: Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,254,000.
The March pace of sales for new single-family homes hit a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 411,000.
2 percent in November from the October pace, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $934.
6 percent during last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.
Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced that construction spending during January 2017 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,180.
Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,225,000.