The Fastenal Company (Nasdaq: FAST), Winona, MN, reported sales for April of $334.5 million, a 6.1 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Daily sales increased 6.1 percent to an average of $15.2 million.
During the month, sales to manufacturing customers grew 4.6 percent, while sales to nonresidential construction customers grew 3.3 percent.
Store count was 2,624, compared to 2,683 a year ago. Employee headcount increased 7.9 percent year-over-year to 19,272.