Fastenal Company and Subsidiaries (Fastenal) Release date: 9/6/12
Information Regarding Monthly Sales Amounts and Other Information (Dollar amounts in thousands.)
|Net sales||$ 290,447||$259,393||12.0%|
|Daily sales||$12,628||11,278||12.0% see note below|
|Recap of cumulative daily sales change since January||2012||2011|
|Daily sales in January||$11,713||9,658|
|Change in daily sales since January||7.8%||16.8%|
Commentary on sales growth and end markets:
Next monthly sales release date: Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 6:00 AM (central time)
Next earnings release date: Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 6:00 AM (central time)
End market (daily sales change) - During the month, manufacturing customers grew 14.0% and non-residential construction customers grew 7.3%.
Sales growth - The change in currencies in foreign countries (primarily Canada) relative to the United States dollar reduced daily sales growth rate by 0.3% during the month. It is estimated that the recent hurricane in the Gulf Coast area reduced daily sales growth rate by 0.3% during the month.
For the complete sales report, please visit www.Fastenal.com.