Rouse: June rental, construction equipment sales down from May

Courtesy of SCE&G
June auction sales of rental and construction equipment tracked by Rouse averaged 9.2 percent, which was lower than May sales.

Rouse recorded 5,106 units that sold at 39 separate auction sales conducted across North America in June. The units represented a combined FLV (as of May 31) of $138.6 million and generated $125.8 million of gross auction proceeds.

And although the most recent three months of auction results indicate softening equipment values, the year-to-date total is balanced at 2.9 percent below Rouse FLV values (YTD FLV $701.8 million, gross auction proceeds $681.8 million).

The April Rouse Rate Index was up 0.1 percent on average for the rental companies participating in the Rouse Analytics Rental Metrics Benchmark Service.

However, rates are up 2.1 percent relative to April 2014 and up 25.5 percent relative to January 2011. April physical utilization is up 1.9 percent from March.

About Rouse

Rouse Appraisals values approximately $30 billion worth of equipment, tracks more than 21,500 unique makes/models and analyzes over $7.5 billion worth of retail, auction and trade-in sales of used equipment annually.

Rouse Sales supports client sales of over $425 million in used equipment through the retail channel annually.

Rouse Analytics provides monthly comparisons of pricing and key performance metrics to local market industry benchmarks and tracks over $700 million worth of revenue monthly with 55 clients across more than 90 markets.

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