ASA Pulse Report

Report for the month ending October 31, 2018
Participation Deadline:  November 12, 2018

This is a firm deadline. It will not be extended. Results will be distributed to all participants via the ASA Pulse Report portal by not later than November 15, 2018. We recognize that no single deadline works for all companies, and we want to encourage as many companies as possible to participate to the greatest extent that they can. Therefore, we want to emphasize that you should answer only the questions that you can, and itís okay to leave blank those responses for which information is not available by the participation deadline. Contact Ben Barclay of ASA at 630-467-0000 x 204 or Greg Manns of Industry Insights at 614-389-2100 x 108 if you have any questions.

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Please enter the Company ID# provided in the email that was sent to you from Industry Insights: *required
Please answer questions 1-12 for your total company.
1. Please indicate your primary business emphasis: Plumbing-Heating-Cooling-Piping (PHCP)
Industrial Pipe-Valve-Fitting (PVF)
PHCP & PVF
Other
2. Please select your primary state or area of operations: 
If you operate in multiple states, please select "Operations in multiple states."
2a. Please select your state(s) or area(s) of operations:  (Please select all states or areas in which your firm operates.)
Region 1 (PSDA & WSA)
Alaska
Arizona
California - Fresno and North
California - Bakersfield and South
Hawaii
Idaho
Montana
Nevada
Oregon
Utah
Washington
Wyoming
Region 2 (MwDA)
Illinois - Greater Chicago Metro
Illinois - All Other
Indiana - Northwest/Greater Chicago Metro
Iowa
Kansas
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
North Dakota
South Dakota
Wisconsin - Southeast/Greater Chicago Metro
Wisconsin - All Other
Region 3 (SWCD)
Colorado
New Mexico
Oklahoma
Texas
Region 4 (NCWA)
Indiana - All Other
Michigan
Ohio
West Virginia
Region 5 (WANE)
Connecticut - Tri-State/NYC-Long Island Metro
Connecticut - All Other
Delaware
Distr. of Columbia
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey - Tri-State/NYC-Long Island Metro
New Jersey - All Other
New York - Upstate
New York - Tri-State/NYC-Long Island Metro
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Vermont
Region 6 (SWA)
Alabama
Arkansas
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
Louisiana
Mississippi
North Carolina
Puerto Rico
South Carolina
Tennessee
Virginia
3. Please indicate the total number of locations for which you are reporting:
4. Please indicate your company's annual gross sales volume (for PHCP and PVF products Only): Less than $5,000,000
$5,000,000 to $9,999,999
$10,000,000 to $14,999,999
$15,000,000 to $24,999,999
$25,000,000 to $49,999,999
$50,000,000 to $124,999,999
$125,000,000 or More
5. Percentage change of your total dollar sales for the month October, 2018 vs. October, 2017 %
6. Percentage change of your total dollar sales calendar Year-to-Date as of October 31, 2018 vs. as of October 31, 2017 %
7. Percentage change of your total dollar sales for the Trailing Twelve Months* (TTM) ending October 31, 2018 vs. the Trailing Twelve Months ending October 31, 2017

*For example, Trailing Twelve Months Sales Percent Change for the month ending October 31, 2018 would be the percent change for your sales for the twelve months November 1, 2017 to October 31, 2018 vs. the twelve months of November 1, 2016 to October 31, 2017.
%
8. Percentage change of your total ending inventory for the month October, 2018 vs. October, 2017 %
9. As of October 31, 2018, please report your three-months Average Days Sales Outstanding:
(Cash sales should be excluded from this calculation.  Please click here for an explanation of this calculation)
Days
For questions 10-13, if actual figures are unavailable by the survey deadline, please estimate.  Up Even Down
10. Total number of Full-time Equivalent Employees (FTEs) vs. a year ago (estimate if necessary)
11. Gross Margin Percentage for the month October, 2018 vs. October, 2017 (estimate if necessary)
12. Gross Margin Percentage for calendar Year-to-Date as of October 31, 2018 vs. as of October 31, 2017 (estimate if necessary)
13. Profit Before Taxes for calendar Year-to-Date as of October 31, 2018 vs. October 31, 2017 (estimate if necessary)

 

For each state or area in which you operate, please report the number of locations and the percentage change in sales dollars and ending inventory for these locations.
  Number of
Locations
Percentage change of your total dollar sales Percentage change
 of your total ending inventory
 for the month
October, 2018 vs.
October, 2017
For the month
October, 2018 vs.
October, 2017
Calendar Year-to-Date
as of October 31, 2018 vs.
 as of October 31, 2017
Trailing Twelve Months (TTM)
ending October 31, 2018 vs.
TTM ending October 31, 2017
Alabama % % % %
Alaska % % % %
Arizona % % % %
Arkansas % % % %
California - Fresno and North % % % %
California - Bakersfield and South % % % %
Colorado % % % %
Connecticut - Tri-State/NYC-Long Island Metro % % % %
Connecticut - All Other % % % %
Delaware % % % %
Distr. of Columbia % % % %
Florida % % % %
Georgia % % % %
Hawaii % % % %
Idaho % % % %
Illinois - Greater Chicago Metro % % % %
Illinois - All Other % % % %
Indiana - Northwest/ Greater Chicago Metro % % % %
Indiana - All Other % % % %
Iowa % % % %
Kansas % % % %
Kentucky % % % %
Louisiana % % % %
Maine % % % %
Maryland % % % %
Massachusetts % % % %
Michigan % % % %
Minnesota % % % %
Mississippi % % % %
Missouri % % % %
Montana % % % %
Nebraska % % % %
Nevada % % % %
New Hampshire % % % %
New Jersey - Tri-State/NYC-Long Island Metro % % % %
New Jersey - All Other % % % %
New Mexico % % % %
New York - Upstate % % % %
New York - Tri-State/
NYC-Long Island Metro
% % % %
North Carolina % % % %
North Dakota % % % %
Ohio % % % %
Oklahoma % % % %
Oregon % % % %
Pennsylvania % % % %
Puerto Rico % % % %
Rhode Island % % % %
South Carolina % % % %
South Dakota % % % %
Tennessee % % % %
Texas % % % %
Utah % % % %
Vermont % % % %
Virginia % % % %
Washington % % % %
West Virginia % % % %
Wisconsin - Southeast/Greater Chicago Metro % % % %
Wisconsin - All Other % % % %
Wyoming % % % %
 
COMMENTS
Please provide any comments regarding your current business conditions:
  
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Please let us know if you have any other comments, concerns or suggestions in regard to this survey:
  
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