2.22% Aug 20, 11:19 AM
$1.00 Paid Quarterly
60.2% EPS $1.66
3 years Since 2011
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

FAST - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.2500 2014-07-10 2014-07-23 2014-07-25 2014-08-22 Regular
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Next Pay Date
FAST has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

FAST - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 2.22%

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FAST - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $1.00

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FAST - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for FAST. 25.0% 8.1% 3 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

FAST - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 3 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.8000 2013 8.1%
$0.7400 2012 13.8%

FAST - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 3 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2500 2014-07-10 2014-07-23 2014-07-25 2014-08-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2014-04-10 2014-04-23 2014-04-25 2014-05-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2014-01-14 2014-01-29 2014-01-31 2014-02-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2013-10-08 2013-10-23 2013-10-25 2013-11-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2013-07-09 2013-07-24 2013-07-26 2013-08-23 Yes Regular Quarter

Fastenal (FAST) - News

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  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Before the opening bell on Friday morning, Fastenal (FAST)  reported its second quarter results, posting gains in sales and earnings compared to...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Fastenal Company Q1 Profits Rise; Declares Dividend (FAST)

    Fastenal Company (FAST) reported higher first quarter earnings on Friday, which came in above analysts' estimates. FAST's Earnings in Brief
    • FAST reported Q1 earnings of $111.93 million, or 38 cents per share, up from $109.05 million, or 37 cents per share, a year ago.
    • Revenues rose to $876.50 million from $806.33 million last year.
    • On average, analysts expected to see 37 cents in earnings and revenue of  $869.99 million.
    • The company noted that the growth in revenue was primarily due to higher unit sales. FAST also reported that although sales were negatively affected by the harsh winter in January and February, the timing of Easter should help March sales.
    FAST Announces Dividend FAST will pay its next quarterly dividend of 25 cents on May 23 to shareholders of record on April 25. Stock Performance Fastenal Company shares were up $1.42, or 2.80% during premarket trading Friday. The stock is up 6.78% YTD.
    FAST Dividend Snapshot

    As of Market Close on April 10, 2014

    FAST upcoming dividend payouts next ex-dividend date

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    The Bottom Line

    Fastenal Company (FAST) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Fastenal Company Misses Q4 Estimates; Shares Fall (FAST)

    Shares of Fastenal Company (FAST) were down nearly 3% on Wednesday morning after the company reported earnings that fell below analysts' expectations.  FAST's Earnings in Brief
    • FAST reported Q4 earnings of $99.23 million, or 33 cents per share, up from $98.72 million, or 32 cents per share, a year ago.
    • Total revenue was $813.76 million, up from $757.24 last year.
    • On average, analysts expected to see earnings of 34 cents with $813.25 million in revenue.
    • For FY2013, the company reported $448.64 million or $1.51 per share in earnings, up from $420.54 million in 2012. Analysts expected to see earnings per share of $1.52.
    • Revenue for the year was $3.33 billion, up from $3.13 billion in 2012. Analysts expected to see revenue of $3.33 billion.
    FAST's Dividend Announcement On Tuesday, FAST declared its next 25 cent quarterly dividend. This dividend will be paid on February 28 to shareholders of record on January 31. The stock will go ex-dividend on January 29. Stock Performance Fastenal shares were down $1.27, or 2.63% during pre-market trading

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Fastenal Company (FAST) have a 2.07% yield based on Tuesday's closing price of $48.21. Fastenal Company (FAST) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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