FDI February 2021

Written by R.W. Baird analyst David J. Manthey, CFA with Quinn Fredrickson, CFA 3/4/21 Key Takeaway: The seasonally adjusted Fastener Distributor Index (FDI) for February saw strong m/m improvement with a reading of 66.1. The sales index surged as two-thirds of respondents saw sales that were above seasonal expectations in a normally seasonally softer month. […]

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FTM 161: Passivation, what is it?

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published February 18, 2021 as “Passivation. What it is, what it isn’t, why it matters to us” during episode 161 of Fully Threaded Radio. Well, hello everyone. Welcome to the Fastener Training Minute. This is Carmen Vertullo coming to you from the Fastener […]

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FDI January 2021

Written by R.W. Baird analyst David J. Manthey, CFA with Quinn Fredrickson, CFA  2/4/21 Key Takeaway: The seasonally adjusted Fastener Distributor Index (FDI) for January came in at 57.7, moderating slightly from last month’s very strong December reading but still showing nice growth (well above a neutral 50 reading). The sales index saw sustained strength […]

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FDI December 2020

Written by R.W. Baird analyst David J. Manthey, CFA with Quinn Fredrickson, CFA 1/8/21 Key Takeaway: The seasonally adjusted Fastener Distributor Index (FDI) for December came in at 62.6, showing nice m/m improvement and signaling a strong end to the year. The sales index saw similar strength with about two thirds of respondents seeing better-than-seasonally […]

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FDI – November 2020

Written by R.W. Baird analyst David J. Manthey, CFA with Quinn Fredrickson, CFA 12/3/20 Key Takeaway: The seasonally adjusted Fastener Distributor Index (FDI) for November was 54.5, moderating slightly from last month but remaining in growth range. The sales index, however, showed some modest improvement m/m as sales were slightly above normal expectations for the […]

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