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NASDAQ: FAST
Fastenal Co Stock

$53.22-0.98 (-1.81%)
Updated Feb 6, 2023
FAST Price
$53.22
Fair Value Price
$53.63
Market Cap
$30.48B
52 Week Low
$43.73
52 Week High
$60.74
P/E
28.46x
P/B
9.64x
P/S
3.87x
PEG
4.63x
Dividend Yield
2.41%
Revenue
$6.82B
Earnings
$1.07B
Gross Margin
46.4%
Operating Margin
20.86%
Profit Margin
15.7%
Debt to Equity
0.46
Operating Cash Flow
$796M
Beta
0.95
Next Earnings
N/A
Ex-Dividend
Feb 1, 2023
Next Dividend
Mar 2, 2023

FAST Overview

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.

Zen Score

Industry Average (41)
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Due Diligence Checks

FAST ($53.22) is undervalued by 0.76% relative to our estimate of its Fair Value price of $53.63 based on Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) modelling, but does not have a significant margin of safety
Below Fair Value Valuation
FAST ($53.22) is not significantly undervalued (0.76%) relative to our estimate of its Fair Value price of $53.63 based on Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) modelling, when including a healthy margin of safety
Significantly Below Fair Value Valuation
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Below Benjamin Graham Formula Value Valuation
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Valuation

FAST fair value

Fair Value of FAST stock based on Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
Price
$53.22
Fair Value
$53.63
Undervalued by
0.76%
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FAST price to earnings (PE)

For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
Company
28.46x
Industry
319.89x
Market
14.99x
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P/E vs Industry Valuation
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P/E vs Market Valuation

FAST price to book (PB)

For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
Company
9.64x
Industry
5.78x
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P/B vs Industry Valuation

FAST price to earnings growth (PEG)

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PEG Value Valuation

FAST's financial health

Profit margin

Revenue
$1.8B
Net Income
$284.6M
Profit Margin
15.8%
FAST's Earnings (EBIT) of $1.42B... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Interest Coverage Financials
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Profit Margin Growth Financials

Assets to liabilities

Assets
$4.6B
Liabilities
$1.5B
Debt to equity
0.46
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Short-term Liabilities Financials
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Long-term Liabilities Financials
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Shrinking Debt Financials
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Healthy Debt to Equity Financials

Cash flow

Operating
$257.9M
Investing
-$44.5M
Financing
-$220.8M
FAST's operating cash flow ($795.50M)... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Debt Coverage Financials

FAST vs Industrial Distribution Stocks

TickerMarket Cap1d %P/EP/B
FAST$30.48B-1.81%28.46x9.64x
FERG$29.98B-2.28%1,429.50x5.85x
GWW$34.07B-0.23%24.00x14.76x
WSO$11.82B-2.88%21.92x6.19x
WCC$7.76B-0.05%10.29x1.85x

Fastenal Co Stock FAQ

What is Fastenal Co's quote symbol?

NASDAQ: FAST) Fastenal Co trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol FAST. Fastenal Co stock quotes can also be displayed as NASDAQ: FAST.

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What is the 52 week high and low for Fastenal Co (NASDAQ: FAST)?

(NASDAQ: FAST) Fastenal Co's 52-week high was $60.74, and its 52-week low was $43.73. It is currently -12.37% from its 52-week high and 21.7% from its 52-week low.

How much is Fastenal Co stock worth today?

(NASDAQ: FAST) Fastenal Co currently has 572,759,880 outstanding shares. With Fastenal Co stock trading at $53.22 per share, the total value of Fastenal Co stock (market capitalization) is $30.48B.

Fastenal Co stock was originally listed at a price of $2.39 in Dec 31, 1997. If you had invested in Fastenal Co stock at $2.39, your return over the last 25 years would have been 2,125.85%, for an annualized return of 13.21% (not including any dividends or dividend reinvestments).

How much is Fastenal Co's stock price per share?

(NASDAQ: FAST) Fastenal Co stock price per share is $53.22 today (as of Feb 6, 2023).

What is Fastenal Co's Market Cap?

(NASDAQ: FAST) Fastenal Co's market cap is $30.48B, as of Feb 7, 2023.

Market cap (market capitalization) is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares.

Fastenal Co's market cap is calculated by multiplying FAST's current stock price of $53.22 by FAST's total outstanding shares of 572,759,880.
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