NASDAQ:FAST - Fastenal Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $64.17 -0.44 (-0.68 %) (As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$64.17Today's Range$63.72 - $64.865052-Week Range$47.37 - $71.88Volume2.07 million shsAverage Volume2.31 million shsMarket Capitalization$18.37 billionP/E Ratio24.40Dividend Yield2.68%Beta1.2 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. The company's fastener products include threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and construction projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines. It also offers miscellaneous supplies and hardware, including various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market comprising original equipment manufacturers; maintenance, repair, and operations; and non-residential construction market, which includes general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. It also serves farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies, schools, and retail trades; and oil exploration, production, and refinement companies, as well as federal, state, and local governmental entities. As of December 31, 2018, the company distributed its products through a network of 2,227 company owned stores. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota. Receive FAST News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for FAST and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Building materials, hardware, garden supply & mobile home dealers Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNASDAQ:FAST Previous Symbol CUSIP31190010 CIK815556 Webwww.fastenal.com Phone507-454-5374Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.20 Current Ratio4.31 Quick Ratio1.97Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.40 Forward P/E Ratio22.60 P/E Growth1.41 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.97 billion Price / Sales3.70 Cash Flow$3.1226 per share Price / Cash Flow20.55 Book Value$8.37 per share Price / Book7.67Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.63 Net Income$751.90 million Net Margins15.16% Return on Equity33.52% Return on Assets23.35%Miscellaneous Employees21,644 Outstanding Shares286,320,000Market Cap$18.37 billion Next Earnings Date7/10/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) Frequently Asked Questions What is Fastenal's stock symbol? Fastenal trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FAST." How often does Fastenal pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fastenal? Fastenal declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 11th. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 24th will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, May 22nd. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 23rd. View Fastenal's Dividend History. When did Fastenal's stock split? How did Fastenal's stock split work? Fastenal shares split before market open on Wednesday, May 22nd 2019. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, April 18th 2019. The newly minted shares will be payable to shareholders after the market closes on Tuesday, May 21st 2019. An investor that had 100 shares of Fastenal stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split. How will Fastenal's stock buyback program work? Fastenal declared that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, July 12th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 5,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Fastenal's earnings last quarter? Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 11th. The company reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.01. The business earned $1.31 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.30 billion. Fastenal had a net margin of 15.16% and a return on equity of 33.52%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.61 EPS. View Fastenal's Earnings History. When is Fastenal's next earnings date? Fastenal is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 10th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fastenal. What price target have analysts set for FAST? 13 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Fastenal's shares. Their predictions range from $50.00 to $78.00. On average, they expect Fastenal's share price to reach $61.2222 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Fastenal. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fastenal? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fastenal in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Fastenal. Has Fastenal been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about FAST stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Fastenal earned a news impact score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Fastenal's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Fastenal include Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Ferguson (FERGY), Tractor Supply (TSCO), TITAN Cem Co S/ADR (TITCY), GrowGeneration (GRWG), AeroGrow International (AERO) and Ferguson (FERGD). What other stocks do shareholders of Fastenal own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Fastenal investors own include CA (CA), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Micron Technology (MU), Procter & Gamble (PG), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Starbucks (SBUX), The Coca-Cola (KO), Caterpillar (CAT) and QUALCOMM (QCOM). Who are Fastenal's key executives? Fastenal's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Daniel L. Florness, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)Mr. Holden Lewis, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)Ms. Reyne K. Wisecup, Sr. EVP of HR & Director (Age 56)Mr. Terry Modock Owen, Sr. Exec. VP of Sales Operations (Age 51)Mr. Jeffery M. Watts, Exec. VP of International Sales (Age 47) Who are Fastenal's major shareholders? Fastenal's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.08%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.66%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.48%), Wellington Management Group LLP (1.33%), Northern Trust Corp (1.30%) and Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.13%). Company insiders that own Fastenal stock include Charles S Miller, Daniel L Florness, Daniel L Johnson, Gary A Polipnick, Holden Lewis, James C Jansen, John Lewis Soderberg, Leland J Hein, Michael J Ancius, Michael John Dolan, Nicholas J Lundquist, Sheryl Ann Lisowski, Stephen L Eastman, Terry Modock Owen, Willard D Oberton and William Joseph Drazkowski. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fastenal. Which institutional investors are selling Fastenal stock? FAST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Alta Capital Management LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, GWM Advisors LLC and Pendal Group Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Fastenal company stock in the last year include Daniel L Florness, John Lewis Soderberg, Leland J Hein, Michael John Dolan, Nicholas J Lundquist, Sheryl Ann Lisowski, Terry Modock Owen and Willard D Oberton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fastenal. Which institutional investors are buying Fastenal stock? FAST stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Geode Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Provident Trust Co., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Penserra Capital Management LLC and Fenimore Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Fastenal stock in the last two years include Daniel L Florness, Daniel L Johnson, Holden Lewis, Michael J Ancius, Stephen L Eastman, Terry Modock Owen and William Joseph Drazkowski. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fastenal. How do I buy shares of Fastenal? Shares of FAST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Fastenal's stock price today? One share of FAST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.17. How big of a company is Fastenal? Fastenal has a market capitalization of $18.37 billion and generates $4.97 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $751.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.63 on an earnings per share basis. Fastenal employs 21,644 workers across the globe. What is Fastenal's official website? The official website for Fastenal is http://www.fastenal.com. How can I contact Fastenal? Fastenal's mailing address is 2001 THEURER BLVD, WINONA MN, 55987. The company can be reached via phone at 507-454-5374 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Fastenal (NASDAQ FAST)Community Ranking: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 313 (Thanks for Voting!)Underperform Votes: 501 (Thanks for Voting!)Total Votes: 814MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fastenal and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FAST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FAST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Cost of Capital? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.