Fastenal Co (FAST)

42.65
0.22 0.51
NASDAQ : Services
Prev Close 42.87
Open 42.95
Day Low/High 42.36 / 43.06
52 Wk Low/High 34.45 / 49.99
Volume 1.97M
Avg Volume 3.21M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 289.26M
Market Cap 12.38B
EPS 1.70
P/E Ratio 24.45
Div & Yield 1.28 (3.00%)

Latest News

Mylan May Have Actually Started Something Beneficial; Snap's Stock Structure in Focus - ICYMI

Mylan May Have Actually Started Something Beneficial; Snap's Stock Structure in Focus - ICYMI

WWDC was in focus, but other news in the tech world also caught our eye.

Fastenal's Charts and Fundamentals Are Locking Horns

Fastenal's Charts and Fundamentals Are Locking Horns

Until I see a sustained uptrend in the OBV line and positive slope to the 50-day moving average, I don't see any technical reasons to be long.

FAST: Insiders vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 04/13/2017 settlement date, and Fastenal Co. is the #157 most shorted of the S&P 500 components, based on 4.89 "days to cover." There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.

Six Stocks Spiking Up With Huge Volume

Six Stocks Spiking Up With Huge Volume

Here's a technical look at how to play six stocks trending higher with strong volume.

Stocks That Are Changing Direction

Stocks That Are Changing Direction

These charts are showing bullish or bearish reversals.

Judgment Day; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Doug Kass' Views

Judgment Day; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his thoughts on whether Judgment Day is here for the financials and discusses General Electric, Apple and Caterpillar.

Smart Money Thinks FAST

Smart Money Thinks FAST

The fall in Fastenal shares on its latest earnings report creates interesting opportunities.

U.S. Markets Close Lower as Wall Street Frets Over Global Turmoil

U.S. Markets Close Lower as Wall Street Frets Over Global Turmoil

Stocks closed lower Wednesday as markets continue to grapple with geopolitical uncertainty.

Wall Street Closes Lower Amid Continued Global Worries

Wall Street Closes Lower Amid Continued Global Worries

Stocks closed lower Wednesday as markets continue to grapple with geopolitical uncertainty.

Stocks Fall as Wall Street Can't Shake Geopolitical Concerns

Stocks Fall as Wall Street Can't Shake Geopolitical Concerns

Stocks are lower on Wednesday as markets continue to grapple with geopolitical uncertainty.

Fastenal Stock Falls After Matching 1Q Earnings Estimates

Fastenal Stock Falls After Matching 1Q Earnings Estimates

Fastenal topped analysts' revenue expectations for the quarter.

Market Recon: The 4 Horsemen of Safe Havens Stand Ready

Market Recon: The 4 Horsemen of Safe Havens Stand Ready

Gold, bonds, utilities and real estate are showing their silhouettes on the hill.

Fastenal Company Announces Cash Dividend

Cramer: These Stocks Look Like 'Easy Pickings'

Cramer: These Stocks Look Like 'Easy Pickings'

From Aetna to United Technologies, these names are hot.

3 Stocks You Probably Never Heard of Before Could Soon See Explosive Short Squeezes

3 Stocks You Probably Never Heard of Before Could Soon See Explosive Short Squeezes

These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed higher if they report positive earnings this week.

Cramer: The Best Performers Show No Signs of Letting Up

Cramer: The Best Performers Show No Signs of Letting Up

Their overseas business has been carrying them.

Trifecta Stocks: 'No Man's Land' Week Adds to Seasonal Intrigue

Trifecta Stocks: 'No Man's Land' Week Adds to Seasonal Intrigue

The wide miss in the jobs number was just the latest data point confirming the slowdown of the domestic economy.

Week Ahead: Banks Kick Off First-Quarter Earnings Season in Short Easter Week

Week Ahead: Banks Kick Off First-Quarter Earnings Season in Short Easter Week

The first-quarter earnings season is already upon us with the big banks set to kick off the reporting period in the coming week.

Consumers Are Spending in Plain Sight: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Thursday 3/16/17)

Consumers Are Spending in Plain Sight: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Thursday 3/16/17)

Consumer spending isn't stalled, says Jim Cramer. Consumers are spending, but they're hiding behind Alexa and their smartphones.

Getting Some Early Exercise on Fastenal

Getting Some Early Exercise on Fastenal

Getting called early on shares isn't always bad, as demonstrated with this stock.

Here's What I Love About Trading After Earnings

Here's What I Love About Trading After Earnings

These five companies' charts show how post-earnings price patterns provide valuable additional information.

In Praise of Post-Earnings Trades

In Praise of Post-Earnings Trades

Five examples show how post-earnings price patterns provide valuable additional information.

Chart: Fastenal Takes Flight, but Will It Stay Up?

Chart: Fastenal Takes Flight, but Will It Stay Up?

Shares of building materials company Fastenal were the top gainer in the S&P 500 on Wednesday. Here is how to trade the stock.

A Low-Volume, Low-Energy Tape

I bought Lantheus, added to Tarena International and am still holding Lockheed Martin.

Stocks Hold Mixed as Fed's Yellen Forecasts Series of Rate Hikes

Stocks Hold Mixed as Fed's Yellen Forecasts Series of Rate Hikes

Stocks hold mixed on Wednesday afternoon as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen caps off a day filled with interest rate speculation.