FREE SUBSCRIPTION Includes: The Advisor Daily eBlast + Exclusive Content + Professional Network Membership: JOIN NOW LOGIN
Skip Navigation LinksHome / News / Read News


Rouse: OLVs and FLVs Drop in December

February 03, 2015, 07:05 AM
Filed Under: Rental News

The December Rouse Value Index™ for used equipment prices decreased to 46.6, down 0.6% from November values. This is 7.6% higher than the prior peak period of 43.3 in April 2007, and 57.0% higher than prior trough period of 29.7 in June 2009. The Rouse Value Index™ measures the average Orderly Liquidation Values for benchmark models across fourteen major rental category indices on a monthly basis.

December auction sales of rental and construction equipment tracked by Rouse averaged 1.1% lower than Rouse November FLV values. Rouse recorded 5,080 units that sold at 41 separate auction sales conducted across North America. The units represented a combined FLV (as of November 30th) of $137.8 million and generated $136.3 million of gross auction proceeds.

During October, achieved rental rates as measured by the Rouse Rate Index™ increased 0.5% on average for the rental companies participating in the Rouse Analytics Rental Metrics Benchmark Service. Rates are up 3.9% relative to October 2013 and up 26.4% relative to January 2011. October physical utilization is up 0.3% from September.

To read the full January 2015 Rouse Rental Report, click here.

Comments From Our Members

You must be an Equipment Finance Advisor member to post comments. Login or Join Now.