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NASDAQ:FAST - Fastenal Stock Price, Forecast & News

$35.52
-0.54 (-1.50 %)
(As of 01/27/2020 04:38 AM ET)
Today's Range
$35.03
Now: $35.52
$36.17
50-Day Range
$35.52
MA: $36.64
$37.63
52-Week Range
$28.38
Now: $35.52
$37.94
Volume4.16 million shs
Average Volume3.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.37 billion
P/E Ratio25.74
Dividend Yield2.44%
Beta1.25
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$1.61 per share
Book Value$4.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$178.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees21,644
Market Cap$20.37 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 paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, February 28th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 30th. This is a boost 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?

Fastenal's stock split before market open 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 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 were Fastenal's earnings last quarter?

Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January, 17th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.31. The business had revenue of $1.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.29 billion. Fastenal had a return on equity of 31.16% and a net margin of 14.83%. The firm's revenue was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $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 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Fastenal's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $377.00. On average, they anticipate Fastenal's stock price to reach $78.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 121.4% 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 extremely negative on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news 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 negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Fastenal earned a news impact score of -4.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. 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), CA (CA), Bank of America (BAC), 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.54%), Marathon Asset Management LLP (0.27%), Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC (0.24%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.24%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.15%) and Chicago Capital LLC (0.10%). 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 Marathon Asset Management LLP, Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Taylor Frigon Capital Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Raymond James Trust N.A. and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TIAA FSB, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., J.W. Cole Advisors Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC, Strs Ohio and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $35.52.

How big of a company is Fastenal?

Fastenal has a market capitalization of $20.37 billion and generates $5.33 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $178.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.38 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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  357 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  554 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  911
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 1/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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