Tractor Supply posts Q4, full-year gains

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Tractor Supply Co. reported Q4 profits of $136.9 million, or $1.11 per diluted share, up from $109.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2017. Net sales rose 9.2% to $2.13 billion, compared to the $1.95 billion reported a year ago. Comparable store sales increased 5.7%, besting a 4% hike in the prior year’s fourth quarter. Net income for the full fiscal year came to $532.4 million on net sales of $7.91 billion.