The industrial supply company is anticipating an improvement in the economy. But does it show up in the second-quarter numbers?
Is the surge likely to continue?
Like other suppliers to industrial businesses, the company has suffered from weakness in its end markets, but it has executed well.
The company posts declines for the quarter, and increases for the full year. The payout gets a bump to $0.30 per share.
The industrial supply company, along with rivals Fastenal and W.W. Grainger, has struggled with weakening growth in 2015. Here's what to look out for in its first set of results in 2016.
The industrial supply company unveiled a mostly disappointing set of results, but management outlined some long-term strategic opportunities.
As economic conditions improve, the industrial and construction wholesaler should see better results.
Fastenal and MSC Industrial made some relatively bullish noises on the industrial sector recently. Here is what they said, and why it's important.
Illinois Tool Works reported a solid 2013 recently, and it's managing a slow economy very well. What can investors expect in 2014?
The ISM manufacturing data has got a lot stronger recently, so is Fastenal a buy now? What does its valuation look like relative to MSC Industrial and Grainger?