Fastenal Co. (Nasdaq: FAST), Winona, MN, reported sales for November of $316.8 million, a 6.3 percent increase year-over-year. Daily sales increased 1.2 percent to an average of $15.1 million.
During the month, sales to manufacturing customers increased 1.3 percent, while sales to nonresidential construction customers decreased 1 percent.
Store count was 2,548, compared to 2,626 a year ago. Employee headcount decreased 4.7 percent year-over-year to 19,797.