WINONA (dpa-AFX) - Fastenal Co. (FAST) released earnings for second quarter that declined from last year.
The company's profit totaled $204.6 million, or $0.36 per share. This compares with $211.2 million, or $0.37 per share, in last year's second quarter.
Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.37 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
The company's revenue for the quarter rose 7.9% to $1.37 billion from $1.27 billion last year.
Fastenal Co. earnings at a glance:
-Earnings (Q2): $204.6 Mln. vs. $211.2 Mln. last year. -EPS (Q2): $0.36 vs. $0.37 last year. -Analysts Estimate: $0.37 -Revenue (Q2): $1.37 Bln vs. $1.27 Bln last year.
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