FAST Fastenal

  • STOCK
  • FAST
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 06:55 PM EST
  • $49.01
  • -$0.12
  • -0.2%
  • Industry
  • General building materials
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FAST Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.45% Industrial Goods Average 1.23%
  • Annualized Payout
    $1.20 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    69.8% EPS $1.72
  • Dividend Growth
    5 yrs Since 2011
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Metric FAST Rank FAST Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

FAST Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
14.8% 12.0% 5 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

FAST Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.1200 2015 12.0%
$1.0000 2014 25.0%
Historical Dividend Data

FAST Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3000 2016-10-10 2016-10-21 2016-10-25 2016-11-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2016-07-11 2016-07-22 2016-07-26 2016-08-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2016-04-11 2016-04-22 2016-04-26 2016-05-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2016-01-14 2016-01-27 2016-01-29 2016-02-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2015-10-12 2015-10-23 2015-10-27 2015-11-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2015-07-13 2015-07-24 2015-07-28 2015-08-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2015-04-13 2015-04-24 2015-04-28 2015-05-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2015-01-14 2015-01-28 2015-01-30 2015-02-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2014-10-09 2014-10-22 2014-10-24 2014-11-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$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
$0.2000 2013-04-10 2013-04-30 2013-05-02 2013-05-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-01-16 2013-01-30 2013-02-01 2013-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2012-11-20 2012-12-05 2012-12-07 2012-12-21 Yes Special N/A
$0.2100 2012-10-10 2012-10-25 2012-10-29 2012-11-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2012-07-11 2012-07-25 2012-07-27 2012-08-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2012-04-17 2012-04-30 2012-05-02 2012-05-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2012-01-17 2012-01-30 2012-02-01 2012-02-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2011-10-12 2011-10-24 2011-10-26 2011-11-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2011-07-11 2011-07-21 2011-07-25 2011-08-22 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2011-04-19 2011-05-23 2011-05-02 2011-05-20 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1300 2011-04-11 2011-04-13 2011-04-12 2011-04-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2011-01-17 2011-02-11 2011-02-15 2011-02-25 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.2100 2010-11-18 2010-11-22 2010-11-24 2010-12-06 Yes Special N/A
$0.2100 2010-07-12 2010-08-18 2010-08-20 2010-09-03 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.2000 2010-01-18 2010-02-10 2010-02-15 2010-02-26 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.1850 2009-07-10 2009-08-13 2009-08-17 2009-08-28 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.1750 2009-01-19 2009-02-11 2009-02-16 2009-02-27 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.1350 2008-11-18 2008-12-03 2008-12-05 2008-12-15 Yes Special N/A
$0.1350 2008-07-10 2008-08-14 2008-08-18 2008-08-29 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.1250 2008-01-21 2008-02-21 2008-02-25 2008-02-29 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.1150 2007-07-11 2007-08-16 2007-08-20 2007-08-31 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.1050 2007-01-18 2007-02-22 2007-02-26 2007-03-02 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.1000 2006-07-11 2006-08-17 2006-08-21 2006-09-01 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.0500 2006-01-19 2006-02-15 2006-02-20 2006-03-03 Yes Regular Semi Annual
2-for-1 2005-10-11 2005-11-14 2005-10-31 2005-11-10 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0775 2005-07-12 2005-08-18 2005-08-22 2005-09-02 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.0775 2005-01-17 2005-02-16 2005-02-21 2005-03-04 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.0625 2004-07-13 2004-08-19 2004-08-23 2004-09-03 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.0375 2004-01-19 2004-02-19 2004-02-23 2004-03-05 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.0188 2003-08-26 2003-09-24 2003-09-26 2003-10-10 Yes Regular Semi Annual
$0.0075 2003-01-20 2003-02-19 2003-02-21 2003-03-07 Yes Regular Annual
2-for-1 2002-04-15 2002-05-13 2002-04-29 2002-05-10 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0125 2002-01-18 2002-02-20 2002-02-22 2002-03-08 Unknown Regular Annual
$0.0113 2001-01-16 2001-02-21 2001-02-23 2001-03-09 Unknown Regular Annual
$0.0100 2000-01-25 2000-02-23 2000-02-25 2000-03-10 Unknown Regular Annual
$0.0050 1999-01-22 1999-02-24 1999-02-26 1999-03-12 Unknown Regular Annual
$0.0025 1998-01-20 1998-02-25 1998-02-27 1998-03-13 Unknown Regular Annual
$0.0025 1997-02-04 1997-02-26 1997-02-28 1997-03-14 Unknown Regular Annual
$0.0025 1996-01-26 1996-02-28 1996-03-01 1996-03-15 Unknown Regular Annual
$0.0050 1995-01-31 1995-02-08 1995-02-14 1995-02-28 Unknown Regular Annual
$0.0050 1994-01-31 1994-03-02 1994-03-08 1994-03-21 Unknown Regular Annual
$0.0038 1993-01-08 1993-02-23 1993-03-01 1993-03-22 Unknown Regular Annual

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Company Profile

FAST Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ

Fasteneal- (FAST)-sells industrial and construction supplies. The company offers threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, as well as miscellaneous supplies, such as paints, various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, batteries, sealants, metal framing systems, wire ropes, struts, private-label stud anchors, rivets, and related accessories. As of December 31, 2007, the company operated 2,160 stores in 50 states of the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Singapore, China, and the Netherlands. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is based in Winona, Minnesota.

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News

Fastenal News

  • Before the opening bell on Thursday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings reports and break down the important points for investors.

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  • Before Wednesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the most important analyst commentary for investors.

  • 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 upcoming dividend payout. For more information, check out Everything Investors Need to Know About...

  • Because timing is key with dividend investing, ex-dividend dates are essential pieces of information for investors. For deeper analysis, take a look at Everything Investors Need to Know About Ex-Dividend Dates.

  • Earnings

    Fastenal (FAST ) reported Q3 EPS of 47 cents, in-line with the analyst estimate of 47 cents.

    Revenue

    Revenue for the quarter came in at $995.3 million, versus the consensus estimate of $1.01 billion.

    Outlook

    Fastenal has not given an...

  • Because timing is key with dividend investing, ex-dividend dates are essential pieces of information for investors. For a deeper analysis, take a look at Everything Investors Need to Know About Ex-Dividend Dates.

  • Last week was full of misery and woe for investors. Threats from China as well as poor economic data created a nervous environment going into the new year. This week should see more of the same. None of the global issues have really been cured and...

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