Posted March 6, 2017

Fastenal February sales up 1.1 percent

Fastenal reported sales of $324.8 million in February, a 1.1 percent gain from $321.3 million in February 2016.

Daily sales for the month were $16.2 million, compared to $15.3 million in the same month last year. There were 20 selling days in February 2017 compared to 21 selling days in February 2016.

Sales to manufacturing customers increased by 6.3 percent for the month, while sales to non-residential construction customers increased by 6.2 percent.

Employee headcount at the end of February stood at 19,782, which represented a 4.4 percent decrease from 20,690 employees in February 2016.