Ticker
FAST

Price
51.43
Stock movement down
-0.13 (-0.25%)
Company name
Fastenal Company
Exchange
(NASDAQ
,
Currency
USD
)
Sector
Industrials >
Industrial Distribution
Market cap
29.56B
Ent value
30.72B
Price/Sales
4.50
Price/Book
9.30
Div yield
2.41%
Div growth
13.48%
Growth years
22
FCF payout
127.46%
Trailing P/E
28.66
Forward P/E
26.37
PEG
4.53
EPS growth
13.20%
1 year return
-13.79%
3 year return
13.79%
5 year return
14.45%
10 year return
9.32%
Last updated: 2022-12-05

DIVIDENDS

Dividend yield - 5y

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Dividend yield data
Dividend per share1.24
Dividend yield2.41%
Payout frequencyQuarterly
Maximum yield3.52%
Average yield2.53%
Minimum yield1.92%
Discount to avg yield-5.13%
Upside potential-4.88%
Yield as % of max yield68.49%

Yield distribution (inverse percentile) - 5y

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Yield distribution data
Dividend yield2.41%
Current yield distribution59.05%
Yield at 100% (Min)1.92%
Yield at 90%2.09%
Yield at 80%2.18%
Yield at 50% (Median)2.56%
Yield at 20%2.80%
Yield at 10%2.99%
Yield at 0% (Max)3.52%

Dividend per share

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Dividend per share data
Years of growth22 years
CCC statusDividend Contender
Dividend per share1.24
Payout frequencyQuarterly
Ex-div date26 Oct 2022
EPS (TTM)1.79
EPS (1y forward)1.95
EPS growth (5y)13.20%
EPS growth (5y forward)6.33%

Dividend growth

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Dividend growth data
FASTS&P500
DGR MR10.71%1.24%
DGR TTM10.71%9.08%
DGR 3 years13.61%3.88%
DGR 5 years13.48%4.73%
DGR 10 years13.40%8.30%
DGR 15 years17.76%5.82%
Time since last change announced323 days
EPS growth (5y)13.20%
EPS growth (5y forward)6.33%

Payout ratio

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Payout ratio data
EPS coverageFCF coverage
TTM65.83%127.46%
Average--
Forward63.59%-

VALUATION

Valuation Ratios

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Valuation Ratios data
Trailing P/E28.66
Price to OCF41.92
Price to FCF55.48
Price to EBITDA19.25
EV to EBITDA20.01

Valuation (Sales/Book Value)

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Valuation (Sales/Book Value) data
Price to Sales4.50
Price to Book9.30
EV to Sales4.68

FINANCIALS

Per share

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Per share data
Current share count574.68M
EPS (TTM)1.79
FCF per share (TTM)0.92

Income statement

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Income statement data
Revenue (TTM)6.57B
Gross profit (TTM)3.05B
Operating income (TTM)1.36B
Net income (TTM)1.03B
EPS (TTM)1.79
EPS (1y forward)1.95

Margins

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Margins data
Gross margin (TTM)46.49%
Operating margin (TTM)20.71%
Profit margin (TTM)15.70%

Balance Sheet

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Balance Sheet data
Cash247.90M
Net receivables1.10B
Total current assets3.15B
Goodwill0.00
Intangible assets0.00
Property, plant and equipment0.00
Total assets4.59B
Accounts payable291.80M
Short/Current long term debt764.00M
Total current liabilities849.00M
Total liabilities1.41B
Shareholder's equity3.18B
Net tangible assets3.18B

Cash flow

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Cash flow data
Operating cash flow (TTM)705.00M
Capital expenditures (TTM)172.30M
Free cash flow (TTM)532.70M
Dividends paid (TTM)679.00M

Financial returns

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Financial returns data
Return on Equity32.45%
Return on Assets22.46%
Return on Invested Capital27.31%
Cash Return on Invested Capital14.10%

STOCK INFORMATION

Stock chart

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Stock price data
Open50.92
Daily high51.62
Daily low50.38
Daily Volume4.09M
All-time high64.42
1y analyst estimate48.43
Beta1.25
EPS (TTM)1.79
Dividend per share1.24
Ex-div date26 Oct 2022
Next earnings date17 Jan 2023

Downside potential

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Downside potential data
FASTS&P500
Current price drop from All-time high-20.16%-14.82%
Highest price drop-63.45%-56.47%
Date of highest drop7 Oct 19989 Mar 2009
Avg drop from high-13.41%-11.46%
Avg time to new high17 days13 days
Max time to new high1428 days1805 days
COMPANY DETAILS
FAST (Fastenal Company) company logo
Marketcap
29.56B
Marketcap category
Large-cap
Description
Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, Mexico, North America, and internationally. It offers fasteners, and related industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. The company's fastener products include threaded fasteners, bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and construction projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines. It also offers miscellaneous supplies and hardware, including pins, machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market comprising original equipment manufacturers; maintenance, repair, and operations; and non-residential construction market, which includes general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. It 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. The company distributes its products through a network of 3,209 in-market locations and 15 distribution centers. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.
Employees
19523
SEC filings
CEO
Willard Oberton
Country
USA
City
Winona
Stock type
Common stock
CCC status
Dividend Contender
Dividend Frequency
Quarterly
EVENTS AND PRESENTATIONS
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UNDERSTAND THE BUSINESS
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COMPANY NEWS
All newsPress releases
Investors who take an interest in Fastenal Company ( NASDAQ:FAST ) should definitely note that insider Jeffery Watts...
December 3, 2022
Fastenal's (NASDAQ:FAST) stock is up by a considerable 12% over the past month. Given that stock prices are usually...
November 19, 2022
WINONA, Minn., November 07, 2022--In recent years, Fastenal celebrated two major milestones related to its FAST Solutions program, surpassing 100,000 active FMI Technology devices within customer site...
November 7, 2022
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November 5, 2022
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October 27, 2022
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October 23, 2022
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October 16, 2022
Fastenal (FAST) reports higher Q3 earnings and revenues on the back of strong demand in markets tied to industrial capital goods and commodities.
October 13, 2022
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