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Buy Fastenal, Get Good Growth and Dividend

Should you buy? The recent slump in the industrial sector, caused by weak oil prices and the strong U.S. dollar has hampered Fastenal's growth. But shares and expected earnings are strong, and the company pays a dividend with a 2.5% yield at the current stock price.

For the quarter analysts, on average, expect Fastenal to earn 45 cents per share on revenue of $988.85 million, up 4.6% and 3.7%, respectively, from a year ago. For the year, earnings are projected to climb 4.5%...