SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 19, 2010
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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2001 Theurer Boulevard, Winona, Minnesota
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Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (507) 454-5374
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 19, 2010, Fastenal Company (the "Registrant") issued a press release discussing its financial performance for the fiscal quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. A copy of that press release is attached as an exhibit to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1. Press release dated January 19, 2010
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
January 19, 2010
/s/ DANIEL L. FLORNESS
Daniel L. Florness
Chief Financial Officer
|99.1||Press release dated January 19, 2010|