Tractor Supply turns in strong year-end results

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Net sales for U.S. farm and hardware retailer Tractor Supply increased 12.0% to $1.58 billion in its fiscal fourth quarter. Same-store sales increased 5.3%. Gross profit increased 12.5% to $539.6 million. For the full year ended December 27, 2014, net sales increased 10.6% to $5.71 billion while same-store sales increased 3.8%. Gross profit increased 11.2% to $1.95 billion.