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42.44
+1.06
+2.56%
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Open

41.46

Previous Close

41.38

Volume (Avg)

1.12M (1.91M)

Day's Range

41.46-42.57

52Wk Range

40.18-52.21

Market Cap.

12.27B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

1.00 (2.42%)

Beta

1.05

Shares Outstanding

296.44M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

25.91 (1.60)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Industrial Distribution
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 3.33B

    • Net Income

    • 448.64M

    • Market Cap.

    • 12.27B

    • Enterprise Value

    • 12.17B

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 13.12

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.35

    • Beta

    • 1.05

    • Forward P/E

    • 21.65

    • Price/Sales

    • 3.40

    • Price/Book Value

    • 6.46

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 28.41

      • EBITDA

      • 777.77M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 21.43

      • Return on Equity %

      • 26.02

      • Return on Assets %

      • 21.43

      • Book Value/Share

      • 6.41

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 296.44M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • 2:1 (5/23/2011)

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.25 (10/22/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 10/9/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/17/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 50.00

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 5

        • EPS Estimate

        • 1.93

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 1.81

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 14.30

          • 6.54

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 6.70

          • -5.89

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 11.70

          • 11.76

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 7.28

          • 18.46

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 9.90

          • 8.84

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 25.21

          • 5.77

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 50.85

            • 38.24

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 20.88

            • 10.88

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 13.12

            • 6.74

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 51.60

            • 39.04

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 19.60

            • 11.74

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 12.20

            • 34.46B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • -

              • 0.66

              • Current Ratio

              • 3.97

              • 2.73

              • Quick Ratio

              • 1.57

              • 1.34

              • Interest Coverage

              • 1,176.57

              • 12.71

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.25

              • 2.05

              • Book Value/Share

              • 6.41

              • 11.69

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 25.91

                • 26.32

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 34.48

                • 200.76

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 10.78

                • 85.84

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 3.40

                • 0.82

                • Price/Book Value

                • 6.46

                • 3.87

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 28.41

                • 19.12

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 31.37M

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 22.95

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 12.98

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • 32.82M

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • 0.02

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 62.64

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 10/9/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 10/22/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • 2:1

                    • Last Split Date

                    • 5/23/2011

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 26.02

                        (23.60)

                      • 23.01

                        (21.67)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 21.43

                        (20.60)

                      • 11.25

                        (12.77)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 24.62

                        (23.60)

                      • 14.89

                        (17.59)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 27.49k

                      • 16.20k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 2.24

                      • 4.18

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 1.63

                      • 1.67

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      712.66M
                      Operating Margin
                      21.43
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      28.41
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      88.65%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      42.58%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      43.77%

                      Float

                      81.39%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      8.84%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Sequoia Fund

                      •  

                        6,932,949

                      • -0.09

                      • 2.34

                      • Columbia Select Large Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        5,849,496

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.97

                      • T. Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        5,250,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.77

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        4,569,372

                      • 1.09

                      • 1.54

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        4,362,214

                      • 0.61

                      • 1.47

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Growth Fund of America

                      •  

                        3,655,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.23

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Fundamental Investors

                      •  

                        3,100,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.05

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,834,561

                      • 0.23

                      • 0.96

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,765,645

                      • -1.05

                      • 0.93

                      • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                      •  

                        2,698,598

                      • -1.10

                      • 0.83

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        21,058,233

                      • +1.93%

                      • 7.10

                      • Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc

                      •  

                        20,803,549

                      • -0.09%

                      • 7.01

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        14,320,969

                      • -23.82%

                      • 4.83

                      • Columbia Mangmt Investment Advisers, LLC

                      •  

                        12,406,457

                      • +1.19%

                      • 4.18

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        11,334,352

                      • +2.09%

                      • 3.82

                      • Capital World Investors

                      •  

                        11,248,750

                      • +1.53%

                      • 3.79

                      • Walter Scott & Partners Ltd

                      •  

                        9,822,392

                      • -1.84%

                      • 3.31

                      • Brown Investment Advisory Incorporated

                      •  

                        8,563,747

                      • -0.55%

                      • 2.89

                      • Blair William & Co

                      •  

                        8,403,896

                      • -4.17%

                      • 2.83

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        8,378,884

                      • -0.06%

                      • 2.82

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Industrials

                      Industry

                      Industrial Distribution

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Mid Growth

                      Fastenal Co was incorporated under the laws of Minnesota in 1967. It operates 14 distribution centers in North America. The Company is engaged in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies. It distributes thes...moree supplies through a network of approximately 2,700 company owned stores. Its customers are in the manufacturing and non-residential construction markets. The manufacturing market includes both original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and maintenance and repair operations (MRO). The non-residential construction market includes general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. The Company conducts business under various trademarks and service marks, and utilizes a variety of designs and tag lines in connection with each of these marks, including First In Fas...moreteners(r). The product line, which it refers to as the fastener product line, consists of two broad categories threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers; and miscellaneous supplies, such as paints, various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, batteries, sealants, metal framing systems, wire rope, strut, private-label stud anchors, rivets, and related accessories. The construction market includes general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. Other users of its products include farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies, federal, state and local governmental entities, schools, and certain retail trades. Competitors include both large distributors located mainly in cities and smaller distributors located in many of the same cities in which it has stores.lessless

                      Key People

                      Willard D. Oberton

                      CEO/Director/Chairman of the Board

                      Daniel L. Florness

                      CFO/Chief Accounting Officer/Executive VP

                      Reyne K. Wisecup

                      Director/Executive VP, Divisional

                      Nicholas J. Lundquist

                      Executive VP, Divisional

                      James C. Jansen

                      Executive VP, Divisional

                      • Fastenal Co

                      • 2001 Theurer Boulevard

                      • Winona, MN 55987-0978

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 507 454-5374

                      • Fax: +1 507 453-8049

                      • fastenal.com

                      Incorporated

                      1967

                      Employees

                      17,277

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