FAST - Fastenal Company

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
52.65
-0.30 (-0.57%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close52.95
Open52.96
Bid0.00 x 2200
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range52.12 - 53.09
52 Week Range45.96 - 61.14
Volume1,831,888
Avg. Volume2,576,483
Market Cap15.114B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.04
PE Ratio (TTM)20.57
EPS (TTM)2.56
Earnings DateJan 15, 2019 - Jan 21, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.60 (3.07%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-10-23
1y Target Est58.00
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  • Industrials hit hard in volatile market
    Yahoo Finance Video7 days ago

    Industrials hit hard in volatile market

    Industrials are feeling the pinch of the volatile market. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Brian Sozzi, Scott Gamm and Seema Shah of Principal Global Investors discuss.

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  • Grainger’s Skid Intensifies Earnings Jitters
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    Grainger’s Skid Intensifies Earnings Jitters

    The distributor of factory-floor basics fell as much as 16 percent on Tuesday morning after reporting third-quarter revenue and gross margin numbers that fell short of analysts’ estimates. It’s the first real verdict on the effectiveness of the draconian price cuts Grainger rolled out last year amid mounting competition from Amazon.com Inc. in the business-to-business marketplace. Grainger had been enjoying outsize sales growth on the back of those cuts, but now it’s lapping tougher comparisons.

  • GuruFocus.com2 days ago

    Fastenal Co (FAST) CEO and President Daniel L Florness Bought $103,900 of Shares

    CEO and President of Fastenal Co (NASDAQ:FAST) Daniel L Florness bought 2,000 shares of FAST on 10/12/2018 at an average price of $51.95 a share.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents6 days ago

    Edited Transcript of FAST earnings conference call or presentation 10-Oct-18 2:00pm GMT

    Q3 2018 Fastenal Co Earnings Call

  • Can earnings season come to the rescue for stocks?
    Associated Press7 days ago

    Can earnings season come to the rescue for stocks?

    The last time the stock market was falling this much , this fast, earnings season helped come to the rescue. On the eve of another earnings season, which ramps up Friday with reports from four of the country's biggest banks, investors hope it can happen again. Stocks are tumbling for similar reasons as in March, led by concerns that rising interest rates will derail markets and trade tensions will hurt the global economy.

  • Company News For Oct 11, 2018
    Zacks7 days ago

    Company News For Oct 11, 2018

    Companies in the news are: CPB, FAST, MYGN, PFE and SHLD

  • European Stocks Slump to 20-Month Low as Oil, Miners Slide
    Bloomberg7 days ago

    European Stocks Slump to 20-Month Low as Oil, Miners Slide

    The Stoxx Europe 600 Index tumbled 1.7 percent to the lowest level since January 2017. European stocks sank to the lowest level since March on Wednesday as investors turned defensive amid concerns ranging from slowdown in demand for luxury fashion products and microchips to the sustainability of Italy’s debt. Investors will be carefully watching the earnings reports for signs of profits being hurt by the trade wars after Fastenal Co. warned that new U.S. tariffs on China-sourced goods are “directly impacting" customers.

  • Stocks routed — What you need to know in markets on Thursday
    Yahoo Finance7 days ago

    Stocks routed — What you need to know in markets on Thursday

    Stocks got drubbed on Wednesday and for the second time this year, investors are staring at sharp, quick losses in the major averages with no obvious reason why. On Thursday, inflation data will be key in determining whether it's another ugly day on Wall Street.

  • What Happened in the Stock Market Today
    Motley Fool7 days ago

    What Happened in the Stock Market Today

    The market sold off sharply due in part to rising interest rates. Meanwhile, Fastenal reported earnings and TransDigm Group announced plans to acquire Esterline Technologies.

  • Barrons.com7 days ago

    Fastenal’s Earnings Were Bad News for Industrial Stocks

    Fastenal reported better-than-expected earnings and revenue, but weaker than expected gross margins. Much of Fastenal’s earnings call was spent discussing higher costs. Although freight rates are rising, and oil is up 21% this year, most of the inflation talk was linked to trade.

  • Fastenal Company (FAST) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
    Motley Fool8 days ago

    Fastenal Company (FAST) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

    FAST earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2018.

  • Fastenal Stock Falls Despite Q3 Earnings Beat
    InvestorPlace8 days ago

    Fastenal Stock Falls Despite Q3 Earnings Beat

    This is an increase over the company’s earnings per share of 50 cents from the same time last year. It also beat out Wall Street’s earnings per share estimate of 67 cents for the quarter, but couldn’t keep Fastenal stock from falling today. Fastenal notes that part of the reason for the major increase to its earnings per share for the third quarter of the year was the Tax Act.

  • Peak Earnings Fears Loom Over Industrials
    Bloomberg8 days ago

    Peak Earnings Fears Loom Over Industrials

    Swollen profit estimates and high valuations have left companies with little wiggle room as they combat trade tensions and higher bills for everything from materials to labor and freight. Fastenal Co. — a distributor of factory-floor basics whose results are often a harbinger for its industrial customers, which report in the coming weeks — unofficially kicked things off on Wednesday. Fastenal reported a 13 percent increase in third-quarter net revenue but retained only about 48 cents of each dollar of sales in gross profit.

  • Fastenal (FAST) Stock Slips Despite Q3 Earnings & Sales Beat
    Zacks8 days ago

    Fastenal (FAST) Stock Slips Despite Q3 Earnings & Sales Beat

    Growth in industrial vending business and existing Onsite locations, along with a lower tax rate aid Fastenal (FAST) to report higher Q3 numbers.

  • Fastenal (FAST) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates
    Zacks8 days ago

    Fastenal (FAST) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates

    Fastenal (FAST) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 2.99% and 0.64%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2018. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

  • 3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Kinder Morgan, PG&E and Fastenal Company
    InvestorPlace8 days ago

    3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Kinder Morgan, PG&E and Fastenal Company

    The S&P 500 ended the day down 0.14%, resting right on a pivotal support line. Instead, stock charts of Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI), Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) and PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG) are your best bets. Kinder Morgan should ring a bell.

  • MarketWatch8 days ago

    Fastenal tops profit and sales expectations, shares slip

    Shares of Fastenal Co. slipped 1.2% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the fasteners, tools and supplies company reported third-quarter results, with lower taxes helping push earnings above expectations. Net income rose to $197.6 million, or 69 cents a share, from $143.1 million, or 50 cents a share, in the same period a year ago. Discrete tax items and a lower tax rate benefited earnings per share by 12 cents. The FactSet EPS consensus was 67 cents. Sales rose 13% to $1.28 billion, just above the FactSet consensus of $1.27 billion, helped by higher unit sales and increased pricing. Signed industrial vending devices increased 23% to 5,877. The stock had run up 12.3% over the past three months while the Dow Jones Industrial Average had gained 6.1%.

  • Associated Press8 days ago

    Fastenal: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

    The Winona, Minnesota-based company said it had profit of 69 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was ...

  • GlobeNewswire8 days ago

    Fastenal Company Reports 2018 Third Quarter Earnings

    WINONA, Minn., Oct. 10, 2018 -- Fastenal Company (Nasdaq:FAST), a leader in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies, today announced its financial.

  • What you need to know in markets on Wednesday
    Yahoo Finance8 days ago

    What you need to know in markets on Wednesday

    The earnings and economic data schedule is pretty tame on Wednesday while markets will remain focused on Treasury yields sitting near multi-year highs.

  • GlobeNewswire8 days ago

    Fastenal Company Announces Cash Dividend

    WINONA, Minn., Oct. 09, 2018 -- Fastenal Company (Nasdaq:FAST) reported its board of directors declared a dividend of $0.40 per share to be paid in cash on November 21, 2018 to.

  • Benzinga9 days ago

    Q3 Earnings Preview For Fastenal

    On Wednesday, Oct. 10, Fastenal (NASDAQ: FAST ) will release its latest earnings report. Benzinga's outlook for Fastenal is included in the following report. Earnings and Revenue Wall Street analysts see ...

  • Worried About a Recession? Watch Fastenal, the Market’s New Alcoa
    Barrons.com9 days ago

    Worried About a Recession? Watch Fastenal, the Market’s New Alcoa

    It’s not a household name, but as the first industrial stock to report earnings each quarter, it reveals much about the state of the economy.

  • Simply Wall St.9 days ago

    Is Fastenal Company’s (NASDAQ:FAST) Liquidity Good Enough?

    Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST), a large-cap worth US$16.2b, comes to mind for investors seeking a strong and reliable stock investment. Most investors favour these big stocks due to their strong balance Read More...