Dealers’ Future Outlook Improves

A picture of the September Baird RVDA Dealer Sentiment Index

The latest survey of dealers’ sentiment showed long-term outlooks improving.

Baird’s Dealer Sentiment index, conducted jointly by Baird and RVDA, found the three- to five-year outlook improving to a 61 out of 100 in September. That level is up from a 56 in August and a 54 in July.

The current conditions outlook found dealers registering a 71 out of 100 – the same level as in August. Both August and September’s current conditions outlook are up from a 65 registered in July.

RVDA is dedicated to advancing RV dealers’ interests through education, member services, industry leadership, and market expansion programs that promote the increased sale and use of RVs and enhance the positive image of the RV experience.  RVDA is based in Fairfax, Virginia. For more information on RVDA, visit

Baird is a privately held financial services firm with a history of serving partners since 1919. Its broad equity research coverage includes the RV, marine, and powersports industries, with an emphasis on understanding the entire RV ecosystem.

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