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Fastenal Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E28.36 EPS (ttm)1.60 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand296.44M Perf Week-1.43%
Market Cap13.45B Forward P/E23.76 EPS next Y1.91 Insider Trans6.85% Shs Float272.43M Perf Month2.21%
Income475.00M PEG1.88 EPS next Q0.39 Inst Own86.50% Short Float11.01% Perf Quarter-1.43%
Sales3.62B P/S3.72 EPS this Y6.30% Inst Trans0.55% Short Ratio16.20 Perf Half Y-7.41%
Book/sh6.41 P/B7.08 EPS next Y15.06% ROA21.40% Target Price49.75 Perf Year-1.50%
Cash/sh0.39 P/C115.67 EPS next 5Y15.05% ROE25.90% 52W Range39.94 - 51.36 Perf YTD-2.35%
Dividend1.00 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y9.90% ROI25.30% 52W High-11.65% Beta0.98
Dividend %2.20% Quick Ratio1.90 Sales past 5Y7.30% Gross Margin50.90% 52W Low13.61% ATR0.86
Employees15866 Current Ratio4.00 Sales Q/Q14.30% Oper. Margin20.80% RSI (14)53.43 Volatility2.30% 1.79%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.06 EPS Q/Q12.50% Profit Margin13.10% Rel Volume0.83 Prev Close45.01
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.00 EarningsJan 13 BMO Payout62.50% Avg Volume1.85M Price45.38
Recom2.40 SMA20-0.40% SMA502.80% SMA200-2.28% Volume1,526,300 Change0.82%
Dec-12-14Initiated Stifel Buy
Jan-16-14Reiterated Barclays Underweight $40 → $43
Apr-11-13Reiterated Barclays Underweight $44 → $41
Mar-05-13Reiterated Wunderlich Buy $52 → $59
Jan-18-13Reiterated Barclays Underweight $41 → $44
Nov-09-12Upgrade Robert W. Baird Neutral → Outperform $50 → $51
Jun-18-12Initiated Longbow Neutral
Jun-11-12Reiterated Wunderlich Buy $51 → $48
May-25-12Initiated Wunderlich Buy $51
Apr-16-12Reiterated Barclays Underweight $36 → $39
Mar-06-12Reiterated UBS Neutral $49 → $53
Dec-07-11Downgrade UBS Buy → Neutral $40 → $43
Oct-06-11Downgrade Robert W. Baird Outperform → Neutral $38 → $36
Jul-07-11Downgrade BB&T Capital Mkts Buy → Hold
Apr-13-11Upgrade UBS Neutral → Buy $63 → $72
Dec-14-10Initiated UBS Neutral $60
Jan-06-10Upgrade Piper Jaffray Neutral → Overweight $54
Jan-21-09Downgrade FTN Midwest Neutral → Sell
Jan-15-09Upgrade Morgan Keegan Mkt Perform → Outperform
Jul-14-08Upgrade Robert W. Baird Neutral → Outperform $55 → $58
Dec-17-14 09:48AM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
Dec-12-14 08:43AM  UPDATE: Stifel Initiates Coverage On Fastenal Company On Compelling Long-Term Growth Story Benzinga
07:22AM  Coverage initiated on Fastenal by Stifel
Nov-21-14 10:28AM  Traders bet Fastenal will break out optionMONSTER
Nov-19-14 06:00AM  5 Hated Short-Squeeze Stocks Ready to Pop: Burger King and More at TheStreet
Nov-07-14 12:35PM  Midday movers: Allergan, Freshpet, Transocean & more at CNBC
08:38AM  Fastenal names Leland Hein as next CEO AP
07:21AM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
06:50AM  Fastenal Company Announces Resignation of Chief Executive Officer GlobeNewswire
Nov-06-14 05:24PM  Fastenal Sales Up, Margins Soft: Should You Invest? Zacks
Oct-21-14 01:04PM  FASTENAL CO Financials EDGAR Online Financials
Oct-15-14 10:55AM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
10:27AM  As we survey the damage, we look to the future... Yahoo Finance Blogs
Oct-13-14 01:00PM  Margin Pressures Drag Fastenal (FAST) to a 52-Week Low Zacks
Oct-10-14 06:33PM  Fastenal meets Q3 estimates Investor's Business Daily
05:56PM  Today's Market Thorns, Roses, and All Time Highs... Yahoo Finance Blogs
04:37PM  Worst week for S&P 500, Nasdaq since May 2012 at CNBC
03:30PM  Infosys Jumps On Upbeat Earnings; Microchip Technology Shares Decline Benzinga
02:59PM  Fastenal (FAST) Earnings Report: Q3 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
02:20PM  Fastenal Earnings Meet, Sales Beat Estimates; Margins Soft Zacks
01:03PM  3 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Wholesale Industry at TheStreet
11:26AM  Markets Mixed; Fastenal Earnings Meet Estimates Benzinga
10:37AM  Industry Supplier Fastenal Sales Pace Slowed In Sept. at Investor's Business Daily
09:56AM  Will Fastenal (FAST) Stock Be Helped by Its Third Quarter Earnings Beat? at TheStreet
07:37AM  Early movers: SYMC, YELP, MSFT, FDO, TSLA & more at CNBC
07:21AM  Fastenal meets 3Q profit forecasts AP
07:16AM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition EDGAR Online
07:07AM  Q3 2014 Fastenal Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
06:50AM  Fastenal Company Reports 2014 Third Quarter Earnings GlobeNewswire
05:30AM  Symantec, Progressive, Fastenal in focus at MarketWatch
Oct-09-14 11:59PM  [$$] For Fastenal, Past Isnt Prologue at The Wall Street Journal
05:15PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure EDGAR Online
05:05PM  Fastenal Company Announces Cash Dividend GlobeNewswire
03:07PM  [$$] For Fastenal, Past Isn't Prologue at The Wall Street Journal
09:30AM  US stock indexes open lower amid quarterly earnings at CNBC
Oct-07-14 02:03PM  5 Stocks Set to Soar on Bullish Earnings at TheStreet
08:00AM  Will Fastenal (FAST) Q3 Earnings be Hurt by Gross Margins? Zacks
Oct-06-14 09:10AM  Fastenal Company Buys Assets Aerospace Fastener Distributor Zacks
Oct-05-14 05:53PM  Benzinga Weekly Preview: Global Economy In Focus Benzinga
Oct-03-14 06:00PM  Cramer's gameplan for navigating volatile waters CNBC
Oct-01-14 10:00AM  Fastenal Acquires Aerospace Product Distributor Av-Tech Industries GlobeNewswire
Sep-24-14 05:15PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure EDGAR Online
05:05PM  Fastenal Company Announces Conference Call to Review 2014 Third Quarter Earnings GlobeNewswire
Sep-18-14 10:52AM  2 Columbia Growth Funds Notch Impressive Three-Month Performance Benzinga
Sep-17-14 01:04PM  3 Stocks Pushing The Wholesale Industry Downward at TheStreet
Sep-11-14 01:04PM  3 Stocks Dragging The Wholesale Industry Downward at TheStreet
Sep-09-14 01:30PM  Fastenal Gains Momentum as August Daily Sales Rise 15% Zacks
Sep-04-14 05:28PM  Today's Market Thorns, Roses, and All Time Highs Yahoo Finance Blogs
Aug-27-14 01:03PM  3 Stocks Pushing The Materials & Construction Industry Lower at TheStreet
Aug-22-14 05:00PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation EDGAR Online
Aug-15-14 01:39PM  Fastenal (FAST) Falls Further As It's Water-Logged And Getting Wetter at TheStreet
10:00AM  Fastenal Company (NASDAQ: FAST) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell GlobeNewswire
Aug-12-14 01:04PM  3 Materials & Construction Stocks Pushing The Industry Higher at TheStreet
11:56AM  Trade-Ideas: Fastenal (FAST) Is Today's "Barbarian At The Gate" Stock at TheStreet
Aug-11-14 10:40AM  Beacon Roofing Misses Q3 Earnings on Lower Gross Margin Zacks
Aug-05-14 01:04PM  MDU, LPX And FAST, 3 Materials & Construction Stocks Pushing The Industry Lower at TheStreet
Jul-23-14 01:03PM  3 Stocks Dragging In The Wholesale Industry at TheStreet
Jul-22-14 06:16PM  Does Higher Dividend Growth Lead To Higher Dividend Income? at Seeking Alpha
Jul-16-14 10:52AM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
Jul-13-14 04:29PM  Fastenal: Is It A Buy Despite Declining Margins? at Seeking Alpha
Jul-11-14 06:45PM  Fastenal misses despite sales Investor's Business Daily
04:34PM  Why Fastenal (FAST) Stock Dropped Today at TheStreet
03:17PM  Fastenal shares suffer biggest drop in nearly six months at MarketWatch
02:58PM  Nasdaq Leads Late Gains; S&P 500, Dow Erase Losses at Investor's Business Daily
02:23PM  US STOCKS-Wall St edges up as Wells fails to inspire; energy drags Reuters
11:48AM  Fastenal's Q2 Sales Miss Views, Gross Margin Shrinks at Investor's Business Daily
11:15AM  Fastenal tumbles after reporting earnings, announcing store closures at
09:06AM  Fastenal Q2 Earnings In Line, Revs Miss; Gross Margins Weak Zacks
09:00AM  Why Fastenal (FAST) Stock Is Falling In Pre-Market Trading Today at TheStreet
07:40AM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition EDGAR Online
07:14AM  US STOCKS-Futures up, but indexes on track for worst week in months Reuters
07:07AM  Q2 2014 Fastenal Earnings Release - 07:00 am ET CCBN
06:50AM  Fastenal Company Reports 2014 Second Quarter Earnings GlobeNewswire
Jul-10-14 05:16PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers EDGAR Online
05:05PM  Fastenal Company Announces Cash Dividend GlobeNewswire
03:16PM  Roof Leaker To Watch: Fastenal (FAST) at TheStreet
03:13PM  Notable companies reporting before tomorrow's open at
01:04PM  Whisper Number: How Will Fastenal Investors React to Earnings? at Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Jul-09-14 01:41PM  Can Fastenal Company Earnings Send the Stock Higher? at Motley Fool
08:00AM  Will Fastenal (FAST) Beat Earnings Estimate in Q2? Zacks
Jul-07-14 04:25PM  Stocks End Near Lows In Mixed Volume As Earnings Loom at Investor's Business Daily
01:01PM  3 Stocks That Could Make Huge Moves This Week at Motley Fool
10:48AM  Can 2H Earnings Meet the Street?s Lofty Expectations? at Fox Business
Jul-03-14 06:31PM  Iran Talks, Merkel in China, Sun Valley: Week Ahead July 5-12 at Bloomberg
Jun-26-14 05:24PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure EDGAR Online
05:15PM  Fastenal Company Announces Conference Call to Review 2014 Second Quarter Earnings GlobeNewswire
Jun-25-14 10:34AM  Love the Stocks Everyone Hates: 5 Short-Squeeze Stocks Ready to Pop
Jun-17-14 09:40AM  US Industrial Suppliers Use Local Approach to Fuel Growth Accesswire
Jun-13-14 07:58PM  A Pax Romana May Be Bad For Markets at Seeking Alpha
Jun-06-14 11:00AM  Fastenal's May Sales Accelerate Versus April Zacks
Jun-04-14 07:00AM  [video] How Fastenal Is Helping Companies Restructure and Cut Costs at TheStreet
May-31-14 12:47AM  [$$] Ivy Mid Cap Growth: Rethinking Risk at
May-19-14 01:02PM  3 Stocks Moving The Materials & Construction Industry Upward at TheStreet
May-13-14 07:24PM  Why Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Fastenal Company, and Xilinx Inc. Are Todays 3 Worst Stocks at Motley Fool
May-08-14 04:40PM  Is Fastenal Turning Around? Zacks
May-06-14 06:20PM  Fastenal Sales Soften in April Zacks
May-05-14 07:22AM  Fastenal reports April sales up 10% to $315.15M at
Apr-24-14 09:54AM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers EDGAR Online
Apr-21-14 02:04PM  What Fastenal and MSC Industrial Earnings Say About the Industrial Economy at Motley Fool
Apr-16-14 05:05PM  Fastenal Founders Bob Kierlin, Steve Slaggie to Retire From Board of Directors GlobeNewswire
Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. Its fastener products include threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and building projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines and structures; and miscellaneous supplies and hardware consisting of various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market that comprise original equipment manufacturers, and maintenance and repair operations, as well as other users, such as farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies, federal, state and local governmental entities, schools, and retail trades; and construction market, which include general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. As of December 31, 2012, it operated 2,700 company-owned or leased stores. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
LUNDQUIST NICHOLAS JExecutive Vice-PresidentAug 04Option Exercise22.507,000157,500228,000Aug 05 04:21 PM
LUNDQUIST NICHOLAS JExecutive Vice-PresidentAug 01Option Exercise22.5015,000337,500221,000Aug 05 04:21 PM
Polipnick Gary A.Executive Vice PresidentJul 23Buy44.552,500111,37556,807Jul 24 12:03 PM
Ancius Michael JDirectorJul 22Buy45.1425011,2847,215Jul 24 12:01 PM
OBERTON WILLARD DCEOJul 15Buy45.142,00090,274387,449Jul 16 11:59 AM
KIERLIN ROBERT AFormer DirectorJun 05Sale49.1760,0002,950,47611,835,625Jun 06 10:46 AM
Jansen James CExecutive Vice PresidentJun 04Option Exercise22.5010,000225,00022,588Jun 06 10:45 AM
Jansen James CExecutive Vice PresidentJun 04Sale49.4110,000494,06412,588Jun 06 10:45 AM
KIERLIN ROBERT AFormer DirectorMay 07Sale48.6530,0001,459,55711,923,725May 08 12:20 PM
KIERLIN ROBERT AFormer DirectorApr 23Sale49.7770,0003,483,74611,953,725Apr 24 06:15 PM
Heise Rita J.DirectorJan 30Buy44.271,00044,2692,000Jan 31 03:57 PM
Ancius Michael JDirectorJan 30Buy44.301205,316430Jan 31 03:56 PM
Ancius Michael JDirectorJan 27Buy44.551205,346399Jan 28 04:25 PM
Ancius Michael JDirectorJan 27Buy44.4936516,2386,965Jan 28 04:25 PM
LUNDQUIST NICHOLAS JExecutive Vice-PresidentJan 27Buy44.794,000179,160206,000Jan 28 04:24 PM
Hein LeLand JPresidentJan 17Buy47.384,300203,72812,450Jan 21 04:57 PM