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NEW YORK, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers' final index of February consumer sentiment rose to 77.5 from the February preliminary reading of 75.1, according to a report released on Friday.
Economists in a Reuters survey expected a final February reading of 75.3.
Below is a table of the survey's components:
Feb Jan Dec Nov Oct Sentiment 77.5 74.2 74.5 71.6 67.7 Current conditions 86.9 81.8 85.3 82.1 76.6 Expectations 71.6 69.3 67.5 64.8 61.9 1-year inflation 3.4 3.4 3.0 3.0 2.7 5-year inflation 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8
THE SURVEY: The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers, a monthly series of data on U.S. consumer sentiment, are produced by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thomson Reuters has exclusive rights to distribute the data for six months after the release.