Fastenal Company

Industrial Distribution

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$30.24 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$6.98 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$3.22 billion
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Company Profile

Fastenal Company had its IPO on 1990-03-26 under the ticker symbol FAST.

The company operates in the Industrials sector and Industrial Distribution industry. Fastenal Company has a staff strength of 19,854 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Fastenal Company opened at $53.4 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-30.

The stocks traded within a range of $52.67 - $53.58, and closed at $52.82.

This is a -0.28% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 1,948,784 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Fastenal Company have increased by +1.91%.

Fastenal Company's Key Ratios

Fastenal Company has a market cap of $30.24 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 9.2332 and a price to sales ratio of 4.0305.

In the last 12-months Fastenal Company’s revenue was $6.98 billion with a gross profit of $3.22 billion and an EBITDA of $1.63 billion. The EBITDA ratio measures Fastenal Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Fastenal Company’s operating margin was 20.82% while its return on assets stood at 20.54% with a return of equity of 35.03%.

In Q4, Fastenal Company’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 7.4% while revenue growth was a positive 10.7%.

Fastenal Company’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $1.89 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 25.974 and a PEG multiple of 2.4528. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Fastenal Company’s profitability.

Fastenal Company stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 4.3664 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 18.6324. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 4.0305.

Fastenal Company stock pays annual dividends of $1.24 per share, indicating a yield of 2.66% and a payout ratio of 67.37%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$4.55 billion
Total Liabilities
$789.80 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$42.80 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Fastenal Company ended 2023 with $4.55 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $4.55 billion while shareholder equity stood at $3.16 billion.

Fastenal Company ended 2023 with $83.70 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $789.80 million in other current liabilities, 5700000.00 in common stock, $3.22 billion in retained earnings and $0 in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $230.10 million and cash and short-term investments were $230.10 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $293,700,000 while long-term debt stood at $353.20 million.

Fastenal Company’s total current assets stands at $3.12 billion while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $1.01 billion compared to accounts payable of $255.00 million and inventory worth $1.71 billion.

In 2023, Fastenal Company's operating cash flow was $-41400000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $42.80 million.

Comparatively, Fastenal Company paid $0.67 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Fastenal Company stock is currently trading at $52.82 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $59.195 and a 52-week low of $59.195. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $50.59.

Its 50-day moving average was $51.87 and 200-day moving average was $49.68 The short ratio stood at 4.54 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 17.1% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 8147.3% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Fastenal Company

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Fastenal Company is FAST

The IPO of Fastenal Company took place on 1990-03-26

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Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, Mexico, 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 customers; 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. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.


2001 Theurer Boulevard, Winona, MN, United States, 55987-1500