Tractor Supply is an American company that was founded in 1938. The company is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee and operates more than 1,700 stores in 49 states. Tractor Supply sells a variety of products for home improvement, agriculture, lawn and garden care, and livestock and pet care.
Tractor Supply is a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol TSCO. The company has a market capitalization of approximately $13 billion as of May 2019. Tractor Supply is the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States.
Tractor Supply was founded by Charles E. Schmidt, Sr. and his wife Daisy in 1938 as a mail-order tractor parts business. The company’s first retail store opened in 1939 in Minot, North Dakota. In 1958, Tractor Supply expanded into the farm supply business with the acquisition of Foust Feed and Seed Company.
Tractor Supply went public in 1967 and began trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol TSCO. The company opened its first distribution center in 1974 and expanded into Canada in 1984. Tractor Supply has continued to grow through a mix of organic growth and strategic acquisitions.
Yes, Tractor Supply is American owned.