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Last $40.54 USD
Change Today -0.48 / -1.17%
Volume 3.2M
As of 8:10 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

fastenal co (FAST) Snapshot

Open
$40.81
Previous Close
$41.02
Day High
$41.01
Day Low
$40.40
52 Week High
06/9/14 - $50.98
52 Week Low
03/4/15 - $39.46
Market Cap
11.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
4.0M
EPS TTM
$1.72
Shares Outstanding
294.0M
EX-Date
04/24/15
P/E TM
23.6x
Dividend
$1.12
Dividend Yield
2.54%
Current Stock Chart for FASTENAL CO (FAST)

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fastenal co (FAST) Details

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.

19,218 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/14/15
Founded in 1967

fastenal co (FAST) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $480.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $390.0K
Executive Vice President of Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $300.0K
Executive Vice President of Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $300.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

fastenal co (FAST) Key Developments

Fastenal Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Fastenal Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $953,317,000 compared to $876,501,000 a year ago. Operating income was $203,771,000 compared to $178,851,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $203,512,000 compared to $178,845,000 a year ago. Net earnings were $127,606,000 or $0.43 per basic and diluted share compared to $111,931,000 or $0.38 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $180,105,000 compared to $143,298,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $43,922,000 compared to $32,564,000 a year ago. The increase in net sales in the periods noted for 2015 and 2014 came primarily from higher unit sales. Net sales were impacted by slight inflationary price changes in non-fastener products and some price deflation in fastener products, but the net impact was a drag on growth.

Fastenal Company Announces Cash Dividend, Payable on May 26, 2015

Fastenal Company reported its board of directors declared a dividend of $0.28 per share to be paid in cash on May 26, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 28, 2015.

Fastenal Company, Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 14, 2015

Fastenal Company, Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 14, 2015

 

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