This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Fastenal Company - Shareholder/Analyst Call

Stocks in this article: FAST

Fastenal Company (FAST)

April 17, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Robert A. Kierlin - Founder and Executive Chairman

Willard D. Oberton - Chief Executive Officer, President and Executive Director

Todd Rachow -

Ken Nance -

Presentation

Robert A. Kierlin

Welcome, everybody. Welcome to our new facility here. 25 years ago, we started out in the lunchroom. Then we moved to the truck bays. Now we're in the warehouse. Next year, it's either up on the roof or out by the barbecue tent. We're going to do things a little bit differently. I'm going to come down to Monsignor Habiger for the invocation. Monsignor has been with us since 1987 and always has done a great job with the invocation. It always seems to have helped with the stock price for the year. So, once again, I'll turn this over to Monsignor Habiger.

James Habiger

It's good for me to be here. In fact, at my age, it's good to be anywhere. Good morning, God. You reveal yourself to us in your creation. For this, we are grateful. We thank you for mother earth and our atmosphere. We thank you for our mountains and our meadows. We thank you for the forests and fields, for our oceans, lakes and rivers, and all the creatures therein. Help us to respect these sacraments of your presence and to use them for our needs with reverence and restraint. Grant that carelessness and greed may stop defacing your creation. Help us, creator of all the world and lover of each of us, to realize the beauty with which you surround us, the colors, the shades, the lights, the shadows, the shapes, the patterns, all the dazzling array of enchantments of the eye and ear, to which we imitate to a little intent. Help us to realize, endeavor not having [indiscernible] That we, men and women, are the crown of this beauty, His wonder. Male and female, He created us, in His image and likeness. We are grateful [indiscernible]. He didn't ask you why this [indiscernible]. All this through Jesus Christ. [indiscernible]. It would be nice to hear a rousing amen.

1 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 16,614.81 +215.14 1.31%
S&P 500 1,941.28 +37.27 1.96%
NASDAQ 4,419.4780 +103.4040 2.40%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs