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NASDAQ:FAST - Fastenal Stock Price, Forecast & News

$36.11
+0.17 (+0.47 %)
(As of 12/9/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$35.91
Now: $36.11
$36.27
50-Day Range
$34.91
MA: $36.29
$37.57
52-Week Range
$24.60
Now: $36.11
$37.91
Volume3.04 million shs
Average Volume4.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.71 billion
P/E Ratio27.36
Dividend Yield2.45%
Beta1.24
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Building materials, hardware, garden supply & mobile home dealers
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FAST
CUSIP31190010
Phone507-454-5374

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.97 billion
Cash Flow$1.57 per share
Book Value$4.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$751.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees21,644
Market Cap$20.71 billion
Next Earnings Date1/17/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 10th. Investors of record on Friday, October 25th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, November 22nd. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 24th. View Fastenal's Dividend History.

When did Fastenal's stock split? How did Fastenal's stock split work?

Shares of Fastenal split on Wednesday, May 22nd 2019. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, April 18th 2019. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell 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 were Fastenal's earnings last quarter?

Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) released its earnings results on Friday, October, 11th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. The firm earned $1.38 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.38 billion. Fastenal had a return on equity of 32.03% and a net margin of 14.77%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.34 EPS. View Fastenal's Earnings History.

When is Fastenal's next earnings date?

Fastenal is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 17th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Fastenal.

What price target have analysts set for FAST?

12 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Fastenal's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $377.00. On average, they expect Fastenal's share price to reach $77.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 115.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fastenal.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fastenal?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fastenal in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 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?

Headlines about FAST stock have trended extremely negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Fastenal earned a coverage optimism score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Fastenal.

Are investors shorting Fastenal?

Fastenal saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 35,300,000 shares, a drop of 13.4% from the September 30th total of 40,770,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,680,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.5 days. Approximately 6.2% of the company's stock are short sold. View Fastenal's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Fastenal's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Fastenal own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Fastenal investors own include Starbucks (SBUX), CA (CA), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.42%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.10%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.63%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.54%), Marshfield Associates (0.49%) and Provident Trust Co. (0.48%). 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 Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Willis Investment Counsel, Investment Management of Virginia LLC, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Banco Santander S.A. and Stifel Financial Corp. Company insiders that have sold Fastenal company stock in the last year include Charles S Miller, Daniel L Florness, John Lewis Soderberg, Leland J Hein, Michael John Dolan, Nicholas J Lundquist, Sheryl Ann Lisowski, Terry Modock Owen, Willard D Oberton and William Joseph Drazkowski. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fastenal.

Which institutional investors are buying Fastenal stock?

FAST stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., State Street Corp, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Tikehau Investment Management, First Trust Advisors LP and Millennium Management LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fastenal's stock price today?

One share of FAST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.11.

How big of a company is Fastenal?

Fastenal has a market capitalization of $20.71 billion and generates $4.97 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $751.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.32 on an earnings per share basis. Fastenal employs 21,644 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Fastenal.

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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  348 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  548 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  896
MarketBeat'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 12/9/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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