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NASDAQ:FAST - Fastenal Stock Price, Forecast & News

$39.02
+0.73 (+1.91 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 02:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$38.29
Now: $39.02
$39.31
50-Day Range
$34.88
MA: $36.71
$38.34
52-Week Range
$28.38
Now: $39.02
$38.66
Volume3.27 million shs
Average Volume3.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.41 billion
P/E Ratio28.28
Dividend Yield2.61%
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$5.33 billion
Cash Flow$1.67 per share
Book Value$4.64 per share

Profitability

Net Income$790.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees21,948
Market Cap$22.41 billion
Next Earnings Date4/9/2020 (Estimated)
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, 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 yield of 2.56%. 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 before market open on Wednesday, May 22nd 2019. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, April 18th 2019. The newly created shares were issued 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January, 17th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' 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 return on equity of 31.16% and a net margin of 14.83%. The company's revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.60 earnings per share. View Fastenal's Earnings History.

When is Fastenal's next earnings date?

Fastenal is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 9th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Fastenal.

What price target have analysts set for FAST?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Fastenal's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $377.00. On average, they anticipate Fastenal's stock price to reach $78.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 101.5% 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?

Media stories about FAST stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Fastenal earned a daily sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Fastenal.

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), Starbucks (SBUX), Micron Technology (MU), 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 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 investors include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.60%), State Street Corp (5.30%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.83%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.55%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.08%) and Baird Financial Group Inc. (1.01%). 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., Raymond James & Associates, Schroder Investment Management Group, Tikehau Investment Management, State Street Corp, Wedgewood Partners Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P. and BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A.. 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 for Fastenal.

Which institutional investors are buying Fastenal stock?

FAST stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Madison Asset Management LLC, Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Principal Financial Group Inc., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, UBS Group AG, Franklin Resources Inc. and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 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 $39.02.

How big of a company is Fastenal?

Fastenal has a market capitalization of $22.41 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:  367 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  563 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  930
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 2/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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