• Filing Date: 2013-06-13
  • Form Type: 10-K
  • Description: Annual report
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Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2013
Jun. 12, 2013
Sep. 30, 2012
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2013    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol FRD    
Entity Registrant Name FRIEDMAN INDUSTRIES INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0000039092    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --03-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   6,799,444  
Entity Public Float     $ 68,181,000