Fastenal’s May Sales Up 4.4%

The company reported daily sales up 14.8% versus a year ago based on strength in safety.

Fastenal Co. (Nasdaq: FAST), Winona, Minnesota, reported May sales of $493.2 million, up 4.4% over the year-ago period. The company reported daily sales of $24.7 million, up 14.8% versus a year ago.

By region, U.S. sales grew 14.4% in May. By end market, manufacturing sales decreased 4.2% while non-residential construction sales decreased 9.8, the company said. Safety sales increased 136.3 percent. Look for more on Fastenal in a Monday blog at

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