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Fastenal Company (FAST)

Stock Price: $47.68 USD -0.85 (-1.74%)
Updated December 2, 11:22 AM EST - Market open

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Key Info

Market Cap 27.37B
Revenue (ttm) 5.57B
Net Income (ttm) 841.70M
Shares Out 573.90M
EPS (ttm) 1.46
PE Ratio 32.65
Forward PE 30.40
Dividend $1.00
Dividend Yield 2.10%

Stock Quote

Trading Day December 2
Last Price $47.68
Previous Close $48.52
Change ($) -0.85
Change (%) -1.74%
Day's Open 48.44
Day's Range 47.62 - 48.68
Day's Volume 482,782
52-Week Range 27.45 - 49.05

More Stats

Market Cap 27.37B
Enterprise Value 27.69B
Earnings Date (est) n/a
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 1, 2020
Shares Outstanding 573.90M
Float n/a
EPS (basic) 1.47
EPS (diluted) 1.46
FCF / Share 1.50
Dividend $1.00
Dividend Yield 2.10%
Earnings Yield 3.06%
FCF Yield 3.13%
Payout Ratio 66.00%
Shares Short 13.60M
Short Ratio 4.34
Short % of Float n/a
Beta 1.20
PE Ratio 32.65
Forward PE 30.40
P/FCF Ratio 31.90
PS Ratio 4.92
PB Ratio 9.41
Revenue 5.57B
Operating Income 1.12B
Net Income 841.70M
Free Cash Flow 857.80M
Net Cash -319.70M
Net Cash / Share -0.56
Gross Margin 45.19%
Operating Margin 20.05%
Profit Margin 15.10%
FCF Margin 15.41%
ROA 17.59%
ROE 30.77%
ROIC 29.20%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (17)

Buy 3
Overweight 1
Hold 10
Underweight 1
Sell 2

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(-0.37% downside)
Current: $47.68
Target: 47.50
*Average 12-month price target from 10 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth7.42%13.09%10.82%2.4%3.63%12.25%6.14%13.25%21.92%-
Gross Profit2,5152,3992,1641,9651,9491,8971,7191,6151,4341,175
Operating Income1,057999882796829788713674575430
Net Income791752579499516494449421358265
Shares Outstanding573574576578583593594592590590
Earnings Per Share1.381.311.000.870.890.830.760.710.610.45
EPS Growth5.34%31%15.61%-2.26%6.63%9.93%6.34%17.36%34.44%-
Dividend Per Share0.870.770.640.600.560.500.400.620.330.31
Dividend Growth12.99%20.31%6.67%7.14%12%25%-35.48%90.77%4.84%-
Operating Cash Flow843674585520550499416396268240
Capital Expenditures-240-167-113-183-145-184-202-134-116-69.14
Free Cash Flow603507473337405316215262152171
Cash & Equivalents17516711711312911458.9679.97145170
Total Debt59150041539036590.00----
Net Cash / Debt-416-333-298-277-23624.5058.9679.97145170
Book Value2,6662,3032,0971,9331,8011,9151,7731,5601,4591,283
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Fastenal Company
Country United States
Employees 20,336
CEO Willard Oberton

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol FAST
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Sector Industrials
Industry Industrial Distribution
Unique Identifier NASDAQ: FAST


Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, Mexico, North America, and internationally. It offers fasteners, and related industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. The company's fastener products include threaded fasteners, 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 pins, 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. The company distributes its products through a network 2,114 branches and 15 distribution centers. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.