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Fastenal Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E24.80 EPS (ttm)1.66 Insider Own13.41% Shs Outstand295.49M Perf Week-2.67%
Market Cap12.17B Forward P/E19.38 EPS next Y2.12 Insider Trans0.01% Shs Float281.58M Perf Month-2.46%
Income494.20M PEG1.67 EPS next Q0.42 Inst Own88.60% Short Float11.34% Perf Quarter-13.45%
Sales3.73B P/S3.26 EPS this Y9.90% Inst Trans2.13% Short Ratio9.87 Perf Half Y-7.44%
Book/sh6.47 P/B6.36 EPS next Y14.01% ROA21.50% Target Price46.50 Perf Year-13.00%
Cash/sh0.39 P/C106.25 EPS next 5Y14.85% ROE26.40% 52W Range39.46 - 51.05 Perf YTD-12.90%
Dividend1.12 P/FCF914.69 EPS past 5Y21.80% ROI24.70% 52W High-19.35% Beta0.93
Dividend %2.72% Quick Ratio1.90 Sales past 5Y14.10% Gross Margin50.80% 52W Low4.33% ATR0.77
Employees18417 Current Ratio4.20 Sales Q/Q13.80% Oper. Margin21.10% RSI (14)41.45 Volatility1.54% 1.99%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.05 EPS Q/Q21.20% Profit Margin13.20% Rel Volume0.55 Prev Close41.46
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.00 EarningsApr 14 BMO Payout59.90% Avg Volume3.23M Price41.17
Recom2.50 SMA20-0.60% SMA50-3.77% SMA200-7.70% Volume1,777,208 Change-0.70%
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
Mar-27-15 05:31PM  It's a Low, Low, Low Rate World at Barrons.com
Mar-26-15 05:20PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
Mar-25-15 01:00PM  3 Stocks That Insiders Love
Mar-24-15 05:25PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure
05:20PM  Fastenal Company Announces Conference Call to Review 2015 First Quarter Earnings at noodls
05:05PM  Fastenal Company Announces Conference Call to Review 2015 First Quarter Earnings GlobeNewswire
04:34PM  Ellen Pao wanted Kleiner Perkins to invest in Twitter in ...
Mar-09-15 12:30PM  Fastenal's Sales Disappoint Again in February; Shares Down - Analyst Blog
Mar-04-15 07:03AM  February 2015 Sales Information at noodls
Feb-25-15 01:34PM  Lumber Liquidators Plunges On Disappointing Earnings at Investor's Business Daily
Feb-18-15 12:37PM  Traders reverse course on Fastenal
Feb-17-15 04:48PM  How's Fastenal (FAST) Poised for 2015: Should You Invest? - Analyst Blog
Feb-16-15 01:00AM  Fastenal Company (FAST): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research - Zacks Equity Research Report
Feb-12-15 01:04PM  FASTENAL CO Financials
Feb-11-15 01:42PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
Feb-07-15 07:07PM  10-K for Fastenal Co. Company Spotlight
Feb-05-15 12:43PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report EDGAR Online
11:10AM  Fastenal Company (FAST) Down 8% on Soft January Sales - Analyst Blog Zacks
Feb-04-15 12:03PM  Fastenal (FAST) Stock Is Down Today on Revenue Miss at TheStreet -7.78%
Jan-16-15 12:21PM  Here's what companies said about the economy this week Yahoo Finance Contributors
10:10AM  Company News for January 16, 2015 - Corporate Summary Zacks
Jan-15-15 02:14PM  Fastenal (FAST) Earnings Report: Q4 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
12:59PM  Fastenal Reports Sturdy Q4, But Concerns Linger at Investor's Business Daily
10:14AM  Fastenal Meets Q4 Earnings, Gross Margin Remains Weak - Analyst Blog Zacks
08:21AM  Fastenal Company (FAST) Earnings In Line, Sales Miss - Tale of the Tape Zacks
07:23AM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition EDGAR Online
07:07AM  Q4 2014 Fastenal Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
07:03AM  Fastenal meets 4Q profit forecasts AP
06:50AM  Fastenal Company Reports 2014 Annual and Fourth Quarter Earnings GlobeNewswire
Jan-14-15 05:21PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure EDGAR Online
05:05PM  Fastenal Company Announces Cash Dividend GlobeNewswire
Jan-02-15 05:19PM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure EDGAR Online
05:05PM  Fastenal Company Announces Conference Call to Review 2014 Annual and Fourth Quarter Earnings GlobeNewswire
Dec-19-14 09:31AM  FASTENAL CO Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation EDGAR Online
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 Briefing.com
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-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 theflyonthewall.com
Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies primarily 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. The company also offers miscellaneous supplies and hardware, including various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. It serves the manufacturing market comprising original equipment manufacturers, and maintenance and repair operations; and non-residential construction market, which include general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. The company 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. Fastenal Company distributes its products through a network of approximately 2,700 company owned stores. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Heise Rita J.DirectorMar 11Buy40.833,000122,4785,000Mar 13 12:17 PM
Ancius Michael JDirectorMar 04Buy39.7150019,8548,450Mar 06 03:00 PM
Ancius Michael JDirectorFeb 27Buy42.00301,260429Mar 02 03:07 PM
Ancius Michael JDirectorFeb 27Buy41.9550020,9777,950Mar 02 03:07 PM
Ancius Michael JDirectorFeb 05Buy42.122359,8987,450Feb 06 03:55 PM
Soderberg John LewisExecutive Vice PresidentFeb 05Buy42.2348620,524339Feb 09 04:37 PM
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