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NASDAQ:FAST - Fastenal Stock Price, Forecast & News

$31.80
+0.76 (+2.45 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$30.80
Now: $31.80
$32.23
50-Day Range
$28.18
MA: $34.69
$39.02
52-Week Range
$26.72
Now: $31.80
$39.31
Volume5.48 million shs
Average Volume5.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.27 billion
P/E Ratio23.04
Dividend Yield3.22%
Beta1.23
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.
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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$5.33 billion
Cash Flow$1.68 per share
Book Value$4.64 per share

Profitability

Net Income$790.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees21,948
Market Cap$18.27 billion
Next Earnings Date4/14/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Fastenal's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Fastenal's stock was trading at $32.93 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FAST stock has decreased by 3.4% and is now trading at $31.80. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Fastenal?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fastenal in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Fastenal.

When is Fastenal's next earnings date?

Fastenal is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 14th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Fastenal.

How can I listen to Fastenal's earnings call?

Fastenal will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, April 14th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Fastenal's earnings last quarter?

Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) issued its earnings results on Friday, January, 17th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31. The company earned $1.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.29 billion. Fastenal had a net margin of 14.83% and a return on equity of 31.16%. Fastenal's revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.60 EPS. View Fastenal's earnings history.

How often does Fastenal pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fastenal?

Fastenal announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 16th. Investors of record on Friday, January 31st will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, February 28th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.14%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 30th. This is a positive change from Fastenal's previous quarterly dividend of $0.22. 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 payable 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.

What price target have analysts set for FAST?

12 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Fastenal's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $377.00. On average, they expect Fastenal's stock price to reach $80.38 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 152.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Fastenal.

Has Fastenal been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about FAST stock have trended negative on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Fastenal earned a news sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutFastenal.

Are investors shorting Fastenal?

Fastenal saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 26,647,800 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the February 27th total of 24,260,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,527,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.5 days. Approximately 4.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Starbucks (SBUX), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), CA (CA), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Fastenal's key executives?

Fastenal's management team includes the following 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)

What is Fastenal's stock symbol?

Fastenal trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FAST."

Who are Fastenal's major shareholders?

Fastenal's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.60%), State Street Corp (5.30%), Route One Investment Company L.P. (2.11%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.83%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.55%) and Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.08%). Company insiders that own Fastenal stock include Charles S Miller, Daniel L Florness, Daniel L Johnson, Darren R Jackson, 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 Bares Capital Management Inc., Route One Investment Company L.P., Raymond James & Associates, Schroder Investment Management Group, Tikehau Investment Management, State Street Corp, Wedgewood Partners Inc., and Alliancebernstein L.P.. 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, Nicholas J Lundquist, Sheryl Ann Lisowski, Terry Modock Owen, Willard D Oberton, and William Joseph Drazkowski. View insider buying and selling activity for Fastenal.

Which institutional investors are buying Fastenal stock?

FAST stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Madison Asset Management LLC, Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Principal Financial Group Inc., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, UBS Group AG, and Franklin Resources Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Fastenal stock in the last two years include Daniel L Florness, Daniel L Johnson, Darren R Jackson, Holden Lewis, Michael J Ancius, Stephen L Eastman, Terry Modock Owen, and William Joseph Drazkowski. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $31.80.

How big of a company is Fastenal?

Fastenal has a market capitalization of $18.27 billion and generates $5.33 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $790.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.38 on an earnings per share basis. Fastenal employs 21,948 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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  386 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  576 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  962
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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