Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in
the United States, today announced that it has been added to the NASDAQ-100 Index®, effective with the market open on
Monday, December 23, 2013. Shares of TSCO will also be included in the NASDAQ-100 Index Tracking StockSM (NASDAQ: QQQ).
"We are proud to be joining this elite group of public companies traded on the NASDAQ exchange," said
Anthony Crudele, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. "Being added to the NASDAQ-100 Index is a reflection of Tractor Supply Company's significant growth and its stock performance through the years and is another milestone in our Company's 75-year history."
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About Tractor Supply Company
September 28, 2013
, Tractor Supply Company operated 1,245 stores in 47 states. The Company's stores are focused on supplying the lifestyle needs of recreational farmers and ranchers. The Company also serves the maintenance needs of those who enjoy the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. Stores are located in towns outlying major metropolitan markets and in rural communities. The Company offers the following comprehensive selection of merchandise: (1) equine, pet and small animal products, including items necessary for their health, care, growth and containment; (2) hardware, truck, towing and tool products; (3) seasonal products, including lawn and garden items, power equipment, gifts and toys; (4) maintenance products for agricultural and rural use; and (5) work/recreational clothing and footwear.
SOURCE Tractor Supply Company