Fastenal Co. (FAST)

55.20
NASDAQ : Distribution Services
Prev Close 54.19
Day Low/High 54.24 / 55.23
52 Wk Low/High 39.79 / 57.81
Avg Volume 2.61M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 287.60M
Market Cap 15.64B
EPS 2.00
P/E Ratio 26.96
Div & Yield 1.48 (2.45%)

Latest News

Fastenal Moves Up In Analyst Rankings, Passing TJX

In a study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages, for the underlying components of the S&P 500, Fastenal Co. has taken over the #53 spot from TJX Companies , according to ETF Channel.

FAST: Insiders vs. Shorts

The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 10/13/2017 settlement date, and Fastenal Co. is the #71 most shorted of the S&P 500 components, based on 8.48 "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.

Facts of Black Monday 1987, the Worst Single Day In Stock Market History

Facts of Black Monday 1987, the Worst Single Day In Stock Market History

On Oct. 19, 1987, or Black Monday, Wall Street changed not just in a physical way but in the metaphorical sense, as well, as new trading technologies and fail-safes presented themselves. But more on that later.

13 Stocks That Will Let You Play Trump's Feud With NFL: Market Recon

13 Stocks That Will Let You Play Trump's Feud With NFL: Market Recon

What does most of this NFL-related portfolio have in common? Underperformance, if you ask me.

ADP, Equifax and Facebook - 5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens

ADP, Equifax and Facebook - 5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens

U.S. stock futures are pointing to a softer open for Wall Street on Wednesday, as investors await the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's meeting in September.

Why You Must Immediately Short Amazon, Starbucks, Disney and 3 Other Stocks

Why You Must Immediately Short Amazon, Starbucks, Disney and 3 Other Stocks

They might be popular with investors, but all six have underlying concerns.

Why You Should Short Amazon, Starbucks, Disney and These Other Stocks

Why You Should Short Amazon, Starbucks, Disney and These Other Stocks

They might be popular with investors, but all six have underlying concerns.

No Good Stock Left Behind: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Tuesday 7/25/17)

No Good Stock Left Behind: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Tuesday 7/25/17)

Jim Cramer says some sellers are making a big mistake by not giving top-notch CEOs the benefit of the doubt despite earnings upheaval.

Hertz Global Holdings, Honeywell, PetMed Express, Allergan: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Hertz Global Holdings, Honeywell, PetMed Express, Allergan: 'Mad Money' Lightning Round

Jim Cramer is bullish on Hertz Global Holdings, Honeywell, PetMed Express, and Allergan.

Why Fastenal May Be One of the Best Second-Half Buys

Why Fastenal May Be One of the Best Second-Half Buys

Some analysts believe Fastenal could rally 26%.

Dow Jumps to New Record as a Measured Yellen Inspires Market Rally

Dow Jumps to New Record as a Measured Yellen Inspires Market Rally

Janet Yellen talks balance sheets, low-inflation risks and gradual interest rate hikes.

Stocks at Session Highs as Yellen Fuels Market Rally

Stocks at Session Highs as Yellen Fuels Market Rally

Janet Yellen talks balance sheets, low-inflation risks, and gradual interest rate hikes.

Stocks Hold Higher as Yellen Makes Case for Rate Hikes Even With Low Inflation

Stocks Hold Higher as Yellen Makes Case for Rate Hikes Even With Low Inflation

Janet Yellen says the Fed will likely begin unwinding its $4.5 trillion balance sheet this year.

Stock Futures Higher as Yellen Says Fed to Begin Unwinding Balance Sheet in 2017

Stock Futures Higher as Yellen Says Fed to Begin Unwinding Balance Sheet in 2017

Stock futures higher ahead of Yellen.

Wall Street Preview: Federal Reserve Chair Speaks to the House

Wall Street Preview: Federal Reserve Chair Speaks to the House

Yellen's prepared statement for her testimony to the House Financial Services Committee will be released at 8:30 am ET

5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Wednesday

5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Wednesday

U.S. stock futures are higher as investors await hints on the direction of monetary policy from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

JPMorgan Headlines an Earnings Avalanche, Janet Yellen Gets Grilled: Week Ahead

JPMorgan Headlines an Earnings Avalanche, Janet Yellen Gets Grilled: Week Ahead

Yellen will testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday and the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday.

Healthcare and Russia Worries Don't Weigh on Stock Futures

Healthcare and Russia Worries Don't Weigh on Stock Futures

So far, so good.

How Some of Kass' Favorite Shorts Are Doing: Best of Kass

How Some of Kass' Favorite Shorts Are Doing: Best of Kass

What you need to know, now.

TheStreet Quant Rating: A- (Buy)