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FAST - Fastenal Co Share Price

$44.04 -0.2  -0.5%

Last Trade - 18/09/20

Large Cap
Market Cap £19.56bn
Enterprise Value £19.72bn
Revenue £4.28bn
Position in Universe 391st / 6396
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
3,734 3,869 3,962 4,391 4,965 5,334 5,597 5,883 +7.4%
+10.2 +6.3 -2.2 +11.2 +34.4 +6.6 +6.31 +6.77
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, Fastenal Company revenues increased 7% to $2.88B. Net income increased 11% to $441.5M. Revenues reflect Safety supplies segment increase of 69% to $783.7M, Janitorial supplies segment increase of 34% to $273.4M, United States segment increase of 8% to $2.48B. Net income benefited from Operating and administrative expenses decrease of 1% to $721.2M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Fastenal Company is engaged in wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies. The Company is engaged in fastener distribution, and non-fastener maintenance and supply business. As of December 31, 2016, it distributed these supplies through a network of approximately 2,500 stores. Its customers are in the manufacturing and non-residential construction markets. The manufacturing market includes both original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO). The non-residential construction market includes general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal and road contractors. Other users of its products include farmers, truckers, railroads, oil exploration, production and refinement companies, mining companies, federal, state, and local governmental entities, schools and certain retail trades. Its original product offerings are fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies, many of which are sold under the Fastenal product name.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated December 24, 1968
Public Since August 1, 1987
No. of Shareholders: 1,000
No. of Employees: 20,667
Sector Industrials
Industry Machinery, Equipment & Components
Index Nasdaq Composite , Nasdaq 100 , S&P 500 Industrials (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange NASDAQ Global Select Market
Shares in Issue 573,626,327
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Upcoming Events for FAST
Tuesday 13th October, 2020
Q3 2020 Fastenal Co Earnings Release
Tuesday 13th October, 2020
September 2020 Fastenal Co Corporate Sales Release
Thursday 5th November, 2020
October 2020 Fastenal Co Corporate Sales Release
Friday 4th December, 2020
November 2020 Fastenal Co Corporate Sales Release
Wednesday 20th January, 2021
Q4 2020 Fastenal Co Earnings Release
Wednesday 20th January, 2021
December 2020 Fastenal Co Corporate Sales Release
Thursday 4th February, 2021 Estimate
January 2021 Fastenal Co Corporate Sales Release
Wednesday 3rd March, 2021 Estimate
February 2021 Fastenal Co Corporate Sales Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Fastenal Co
What is the Fastenal Co share price?

As of 18/09/20, shares in Fastenal Co are trading at $44.04, giving the company a market capitalisation of £19.56bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Fastenal Co share price performed this year?

Shares in Fastenal Co are currently trading at $44.04 and the price has moved by 35.93% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Fastenal Co price has moved by 21.15% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Fastenal Co?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Fastenal Co, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 11 "hold" and 1 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Fastenal Co is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Fastenal Co next release its financial results?

Fastenal Co is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the Fastenal Co dividend yield?

The Fastenal Co dividend yield is 2.13% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Fastenal Co pay a dividend?

Last year, Fastenal Co paid a total dividend of 0.94, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.13%. Looking ahead, Fastenal Co has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Fastenal Co next pay dividends?

Fastenal Co has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Fastenal Co shares is currently 2.13%.

How do I buy Fastenal Co shares?

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What is the market cap of Fastenal Co?

Shares in Fastenal Co are currently trading at $44.04, giving the company a market capitalisation of £19.56bn.

Where are Fastenal Co shares listed? Where are Fastenal Co shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Fastenal Co:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NSQ
Ticker Symbol: FAST
What kind of share is Fastenal Co?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Fastenal Co is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Fastenal Co share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Fastenal Co are currently priced at $44.04. At that level they are trading at 6.4% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Fastenal Co currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 1.462 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Fastenal Co share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Fastenal Co. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 2.13%. At the current price of $44.04, shares in Fastenal Co are trading at 11.91% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Fastenal Co PE Ratio?

The Fastenal Co PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 30.37. The shares are currently trading at $44.04.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Fastenal Co?

Fastenal Co's management team is headed by:

Willard Oberton - CHM
Daniel Florness - PRE
Michael Dolan - IND
Reyne Wisecup - EVP
Nicholas Lundquist - DRC
Leland Hein - EVP
James Jansen - EVP
Michael Ancius - IND
Rita Heise - IND
Terry Owen - EVP
Stephen Eastman - IND
Charles Miller - EVP
Holden Lewis - CFO
William Drazkowski - EVP
Jeffery Watts - EVP
Who are the major shareholders of Fastenal Co?

Here are the top five shareholders of Fastenal Co based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 11.98% (68.7m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.76% (33.1m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.9% (28.1m shares)
Walter Scott & Partners Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.88% (22.3m shares)
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 2.82% (16.2m shares)
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