NASDAQ:FAST - Fastenal Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $59.35 +2.01 (+3.51 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$59.35Today's Range$57.62 - $59.3852-Week Range$47.37 - $61.14Volume5.08 million shsAverage Volume2.53 million shsMarket Capitalization$16.46 billionP/E Ratio22.57Dividend Yield2.79%Beta1.11 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.14 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Fastenal in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $56.0909, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 5.49%. The high price target for FAST is $63.00 and the low price target for FAST is $49.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHoldConsensus Rating Score: 22.214.171.124.18Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)9 Hold Rating(s)4 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)2 Sell Rating(s)7 Hold Rating(s)4 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)2 Sell Rating(s)4 Hold Rating(s)4 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)2 Sell Rating(s)5 Hold Rating(s)4 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $56.0909$56.0909$56.1250$54.80Price Target Upside: 5.49% downside5.89% upside9.51% upside0.80% downsideFastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) Consensus Price Target History Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails1/18/2019ArgusReiterated RatingBuy ➝ PositiveHigh1/11/2019Buckingham ResearchSet Price TargetHold$51.00Low1/8/2019Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformMedium1/7/2019Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$60.00Low12/18/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$55.00Medium12/4/2018Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh10/11/2018Wells Fargo & CoSet Price TargetHold$53.00 ➝ $50.00Low7/27/2018Northcoast ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$62.00Low7/13/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$53.00 ➝ $56.00Low7/6/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$57.00 ➝ $54.00Low7/3/2018Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralMedium4/13/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuyLow4/11/2018StephensReiterated RatingBuy$60.00Low3/18/2018Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell ➝ Sell$49.00Medium1/18/2018Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeBuy$61.00High7/13/2017Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$50.00Low7/13/2017UBS GroupUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-BuyLow6/2/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$46.00Medium(Data available from 1/19/2017 forward) This page was last updated on 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is the LIBOR rate calculated?