Fastenal Co. (FAST)

33.64
NASDAQ : Distribution Services
Prev Close 33.63
Day Low/High 33.58 / 34.09
52 Wk Low/High 24.00 / 35.94
Avg Volume 4.35M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 573.43M
Market Cap 19.28B
EPS 1.30
P/E Ratio 12.15
Div & Yield 0.88 (2.54%)
Fastenal: A Perfect Candidate for Shorting

Fastenal: A Perfect Candidate for Shorting

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

Take Profits in W.W. Grainger Stock Now

Take Profits in W.W. Grainger Stock Now

Taking some profits in W.W. Grainger stock ahead of its earnings report would be a wise move, given the pricey valuation and lack of growth.

Stocks Spike as OPEC Production Freeze Hopes Grow

Stocks Spike as OPEC Production Freeze Hopes Grow

Stocks spike by late morning Tuesday as hopes grow that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries can agree on a production freeze.

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Skids, Q1 Results Short of Expectations

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Skids, Q1 Results Short of Expectations

Fastenal (FAST) shares are sliding Tuesday after the hardware distributor posted its 2016 first quarter results that missed analysts' forecasts, due to a construction slowdown and economic uncertainty.

Stock Futures Rise Despite Alcoa's Weak Quarter

Stock Futures Rise Despite Alcoa's Weak Quarter

Stock futures rise Tuesday despite Alcoa's weak earnings.

U.S. Futures Rise as Markets Look to Reverse Monday's Decline

U.S. indices look to reverse yesterday's losses as crude prices continue their climb. 

April 12 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

April 12 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

U.S. stock futures are pointing slightly lower Tuesday as investors steel themselves for an earnings season that is forecast to be lackluster.

What to Look For in Fastenal's (FAST) Q1 Results

What to Look For in Fastenal's (FAST) Q1 Results

Fastenal (FAST) is scheduled to release its first quarter 2016 results Tuesday before the opening bell.

Buy Fastenal, Get Good Growth and Dividend

Buy Fastenal, Get Good Growth and Dividend

The construction products supplier reports first-quarter earnings Tuesday.

ADBE, CRM and AVGO: Jim Cramer's Views

ADBE, CRM and AVGO: Jim Cramer's Views

Jim Cramer shares his views on mutiny from the orthodoxy. Adobe, Salesforce and Broadcom are among the stocks discussed here.

First-Quarter Earnings in Focus in Week Ahead

First-Quarter Earnings in Focus in Week Ahead

Wall Street will have a new distraction from the unpredictable whims of crude oil prices in the coming week as first-quarter earnings season begins.

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.

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Initiated with ‘Market Perform’ Rating at BMO Capital

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Initiated with ‘Market Perform’ Rating at BMO Capital

Fastenal (FAST) stock coverage was started with a ‘market perform’ rating and $50 price target at BMO Capital.

Jim Cramer: There's Almost a Mutiny on Which Charts Are Winning

Jim Cramer: There's Almost a Mutiny on Which Charts Are Winning

Second nature's not working, says Jim Cramer. Investors should look more closely at charts and rely less on orthodoxy.

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3 Stocks Dragging In The Materials & Construction Industry

3 Stocks Dragging In The Materials & Construction Industry

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

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Started with 'Neutral' Rating at Sterne Agee

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Started with 'Neutral' Rating at Sterne Agee

Fastenal (FAST) stock fell after coverage was initiated with a 'neutral' rating at Sterne Agee earlier today.

3 Stocks Boosting The Industrial Goods Sector Higher

3 Stocks Boosting The Industrial Goods Sector Higher

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the industrial goods sector higher today.

3 Stocks Pushing The Industrial Goods Sector Lower

3 Stocks Pushing The Industrial Goods Sector Lower

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the consumer goods sector lower today.

FAST: Insiders vs. Shorts

FAST: Insiders vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released by the NASDAQ for the 02/12/2016 settlement date, and Fastenal Co. is the #9 most shorted of the S&P 500 components, based on 9.47 "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.

3 Materials & Construction Stocks Pushing The Industry Higher

3 Materials & Construction Stocks Pushing The Industry Higher

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

3 Stocks Pushing The Materials & Construction Industry Downward

3 Stocks Pushing The Materials & Construction Industry Downward

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

The Gospel According to Matthew and Markets

The Gospel According to Matthew and Markets

A biblical phrase encapsulates stock behaviors that happen with regularity.

These 5 Short-Squeeze Trades Could Really Take Off in March

These 5 Short-Squeeze Trades Could Really Take Off in March

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

More Contenders for the Worst Stock in the World

More Contenders for the Worst Stock in the World

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Insider Trading Alert - MSFT, FAST And NATH Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - MSFT, FAST And NATH Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include MSFT, FAST and NATH

3 Wholesale Stocks That Are Bucking the Weak Wholesale Trend

3 Wholesale Stocks That Are Bucking the Weak Wholesale Trend

Looking for companies with momentum that can beat this down market? Consider these three under-the-radar wholesalers.

TheStreet Quant Rating: B+ (Buy)