Fastenal Co (FAST)

42.12
0.20 0.48
NASDAQ : Services
Prev Close 41.92
Open 41.99
Day Low/High 41.71 / 42.25
52 Wk Low/High 34.45 / 49.99
Volume 427.66K
Avg Volume 2.79M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 288.97M
Market Cap 12.17B
EPS 1.80
P/E Ratio 24.07
Div & Yield 1.20 (2.80%)

Latest News

In Fastenal Debate, I Side With Kass

In Fastenal Debate, I Side With Kass

An earnings misstep may have turned the tables in this long-running argument.

Fastenal’s Eye-Catching Option Trade

Fastenal’s Eye-Catching Option Trade

A mammoth transaction by the fastener distributor calls for a deeper look.

These Industrial Distributors Are Suffering Under Near-Term Uncertainty

These Industrial Distributors Are Suffering Under Near-Term Uncertainty

But the cycle will soon turn, so keep an eye on these 6 stocks.

3 Stocks Pulling The Materials & Construction Industry Downward

3 Stocks Pulling The Materials & Construction Industry Downward

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the wholesale industry lower today.

What on Earth Happened While I Was Away? A Lot

What on Earth Happened While I Was Away? A Lot

Updates on recent stock picks and the markets.

Starbucks, Amazon and Netflix: Doug Kass' Views

Starbucks, Amazon and Netflix: Doug Kass' Views

Doug Kass shares his thoughts on low bond yields and (T)FANG weakness.

Latest Fastenal Miss Renews Shorting Play

Latest Fastenal Miss Renews Shorting Play

Valuations suggest growth, which the company is struggling to achieve.

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Down, BMO Capital Lowers Price Target

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Down, BMO Capital Lowers Price Target

Fastenal (FAST) stock price target was cut at BMO Capital after lower-than-expected fiscal 2016 second quarter results.

3 Stocks Pushing The Industrial Goods Sector Lower

3 Stocks Pushing The Industrial Goods Sector Lower

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the services sector lower today.

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Slides on Q2 Earnings Miss

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Slides on Q2 Earnings Miss

Fastenal (FAST) stock is slumping in pre-market trading Tuesday after the company reported 2016 second quarter earnings that fell short of analysts’ expectations.

July 12 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

July 12 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

U.S. stock futures are pointing to a higher start for Wall Street on Tuesday following a record close for the S&P 500.

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Higher Ahead of Q2 Earnings

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Higher Ahead of Q2 Earnings

Fastenal (FAST) stock is up on Monday afternoon ahead of the company’s 2016 second quarter results due out Tuesday morning.

5 Hated Earnings Stocks You Should Love

5 Hated Earnings Stocks You Should Love

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

Week Ahead: Alcoa Kicks Off Second-Quarter Earnings Season

Week Ahead: Alcoa Kicks Off Second-Quarter Earnings Season

Alcoa's report on Monday will unofficially kick off second-quarter earnings season.

Fed Heads Tour Heats Up for Earnings Season

Fed Heads Tour Heats Up for Earnings Season

Next week will bring out Federal Reserve Presidents in droves as Alcoa leads off June-quarter earnings reports.

Longing For a Dip-Buying Dip

Multiday pullbacks would be welcome right here, but this early summer trading environment hasn’t cooperated so far.

Shorts Are Feeling Boxed In

They're betting on a continuation of fundamental deterioration.

FAST: Insiders vs. Shorts

FAST: Insiders vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 05/13/2016 settlement date, and Fastenal Co. is the #6 most shorted of the S&P 500 components, based on 13.35 "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.

MAS, DHI And FAST, Pushing Materials & Construction Industry Downward

MAS, DHI And FAST, Pushing Materials & Construction Industry Downward

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the materials & construction industry lower today.

These 5 Short-Squeeze Trades Could Take Off in 2016

These 5 Short-Squeeze Trades Could Take Off in 2016

These heavily shorted stocks could get squeezed much higher on any positive catalyst.

3 Stocks Pushing The Materials & Construction Industry Lower

3 Stocks Pushing The Materials & Construction Industry Lower

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the materials & construction industry lower today.

2 S&P 500 Stocks to Short

2 S&P 500 Stocks to Short

Short-sellers are trying to tell us something about these formerly stalwart companies. Is this a good time to cash in?

Today's Stocks Driving Success For The Wholesale Industry

Today's Stocks Driving Success For The Wholesale Industry

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the wholesale industry higher today.

For W.W. Grainger, Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder

For W.W. Grainger, Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder

While stocks will likely respond negatively to W.W. Grainger's quarterly financial statements released Monday, there may be a light at the end of the tunnel for the industrial products distributor.

Fastenal: A Perfect Candidate for Shorting

Look to short this stock if the price exceeds $48 in the next few weeks.