Investing.com - Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) reported first quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday and revenue that was inline with forecasts.
The firm reported earnings per share of $0.68 on revenue of $1.31B. Analysts polled by Investing.com expected EPS of $0.67 on revenue of $1.31B. That compared to EPS of $0.61 on revenue of $1.19B in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $0.59 on revenue of $1.23B in the previous quarter.
Fastenal follows other major Capital Goods sector earnings this month
On March 27, Lennar B reported first quarter EPS of $0.74 on revenue of $3.87B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $0.75 on revenue of $4.04B.
RPM earnings beat analysts' expectations on April 4, with third quarter EPS of $0.14 on revenue of $1.14B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $0.11 on revenue of $1.14B
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