Fastenal Co (FAST)

50.04
NASDAQ : Services
Prev Close 50.04
Day Low/High 0.00 / 0.00
52 Wk Low/High 37.70 / 52.64
Avg Volume 2.23M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 289.26M
Market Cap 14.68B
EPS 1.70
P/E Ratio 29.34
Div & Yield 1.28 (2.50%)

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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

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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.

Stocks Struggle for Direction as Economic Improvements May Push Fed Moves

Stocks Struggle for Direction as Economic Improvements May Push Fed Moves

Stocks struggle for direction on Wednesday as a strengthening U.S. economy reinforces the chances of several rate hikes this year.

Stock Futures Inch Higher as Citigroup, Goldman Sachs Get Trading Boost

Stock Futures Inch Higher as Citigroup, Goldman Sachs Get Trading Boost

Stock futures inch higher as Citigroup and Goldman Sachs join the series of banks that enjoyed a trading boost in the fourth quarter.

Traders Could Be Thrashed for Heavily Shorting These 5 Stocks

Traders Could Be Thrashed for Heavily Shorting These 5 Stocks

You have been put on notice.

'World's Worst Stock'? Not Lately

'World's Worst Stock'? Not Lately

Fastenal has mounted its second 30%-plus surge in less than a year.

Analysts' Actions -- Adobe, Etsy, Macy's, Western Digital and More

Analysts' Actions -- Adobe, Etsy, Macy's, Western Digital and More

Here are Thursday's top research calls, including upgrades for Etsy and Western Digital, a downgrade for Macy's and new coverage of Adobe.

Irrational Fastenal Is My Short Pick of the Year for 2017

Irrational Fastenal Is My Short Pick of the Year for 2017

For a company with such low growth to be priced closer to a tech company on price-to-earnings is astounding.

My Top Pick for 2017: Shorting Fastenal

My Top Pick for 2017: Shorting Fastenal

Fastenal's got limited upside so the possibility of a market correction makes this an appealing hedge.

10 Grade-A Dividend Growth Stocks Worth Buying for 2017

10 Grade-A Dividend Growth Stocks Worth Buying for 2017

Grow your wealth and build a safe, rising income stream with these high-quality dividend stocks.

Bullish and Bearish Chart Reversals

What stocks have changed direction in the past week.

Amazon, DuPont, Apple: Doug Kass' Views

Amazon, DuPont, Apple: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his thoughts and feelings on DuPont and Apple, as well as on shorting Amazon.

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Demand and Takeover Talk Lift Stocks

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Demand and Takeover Talk Lift Stocks

Strong demand drives results and gains for Boeing, Akamai and others.

Campbell Soup, Hartford Financial, Starbucks: Doug Kass' Views

Campbell Soup, Hartford Financial, Starbucks: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his thoughts on soup, insurance and Starbucks.

MetLife, Lincoln National, Hartford Financial: Doug Kass' Views

MetLife, Lincoln National, Hartford Financial: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his thoughts on life insurance and how Fastenal is dropping like a stone.

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Price Target Reduced at BMO Capital

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Price Target Reduced at BMO Capital

Fastenal's (FAST) stock price target was cut at BMO Capital after the company posted weaker-than-expected earnings for the third quarter yesterday.

Fastenal: Something's Gotta Give

Fastenal: Something's Gotta Give

The company missed earnings expectations for the fourth consecutive quarter.

Closing Bell: FCC Hits Comcast With Fine; U.S. Stocks Sell Off

Closing Bell: FCC Hits Comcast With Fine; U.S. Stocks Sell Off

U.S. stocks bottom out during Tuesday afternoon's session as a disappointing quarterly performance from Alcoa heralds a poor start to the third-quarter earnings season.

Weak Start to Earnings Season, Crude Slump Pull Wall Street Into Selloff

Weak Start to Earnings Season, Crude Slump Pull Wall Street Into Selloff

Wall Street sells off as a disappointing quarterly performance from Alcoa heralds a poor start to the third-quarter earnings season and crude oil retreats from highs.

Stocks at Three-Week Lows as Alcoa Heralds Poor Start to Earnings Season

Stocks at Three-Week Lows as Alcoa Heralds Poor Start to Earnings Season

Stock losses accelerate on Tuesday afternoon as a disappointing quarterly performance from Alcoa heralds a poor start to the third-quarter earnings season.

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Down on Q3 Earnings Miss

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Down on Q3 Earnings Miss

Fastenal (FAST) reported earnings that were lower than analysts' forecasts for the 2016 third quarter.