Shares of Fastenal stock were on the increase Thursday following the release of the Winona company's August sales figures.
Fastenal reported net sales in August of $297,600,000, up 2.5 percent from August of 2012.
Daily sales during August went up by 7.2 percent.
Fastenal stock went up by $2.53 share initially and was selling at $48.37 just before noon.
Fastenal employed 16,203 workers at the end of August nationwide. The firm was operating 2,681 stores at the end of the month.....