The Fastenal Company (Nasdaq: FAST), Winona, MN, reported sales for February of $298.2 million, an 8.6 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Daily sales increased 8.6 percent to an average of $14.9 million.
During the month, sales to manufacturing customers grew 6.4 percent, while sales to nonresidential construction customers also grew 6.4 percent.
Store count was 2,637, compared to 2,690 a year ago. Employee headcount increased 6.6 percent year-over-year to 18,954.