Construction spending up 0.2 percent from February.
Day: May 1, 2014
Cardinal Health sales year-to-date down 9 percent.
Industrial sales up 9.6 percent year-over-year.
Profit for the quarter decreased to $34.7 million.
North America sales down 15.6 percent in first quarter.
Acquisition expands Capital Safety's footprint in South America.
Fourth-quarter sales flat year-over-year.
Of 18 manufacturing industries, 17 reported growth.
Year-to-date sales up 7.7 percent.
Year-to-date sales down 0.9 percent.
Acquisition helps Applied expand oil and gas offerings.
While results may be difficult to measure, social media efforts contribute to overall brand awareness.
Profit reported at a loss of $8.8 million.