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fastenal co (FAS) Snapshot

Open
€36.67
Previous Close
€35.86
Day High
€37.66
Day Low
€36.63
52 Week High
12/8/14 - €38.43
52 Week Low
02/4/14 - €31.49
Market Cap
11.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
49.0
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
296.4M
EX-Date
10/22/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
€0.97
Dividend Yield
1.98%
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fastenal co (FAS) Details

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. Its fastener products include threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and building projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines and structures; and miscellaneous supplies and hardware consisting of various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market that comprise original equipment manufacturers, and maintenance and repair operations, as well as other users, such as farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies, federal, state and local governmental entities, schools, and retail trades; and construction market, which include general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. As of December 31, 2012, it operated 2,700 company-owned or leased stores. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.

15,866 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/15/14
Founded in 1967

fastenal co (FAS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $475.0K
President and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $325.0K
Executive Vice President of Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $300.0K
Executive Vice President of Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $234.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

fastenal co (FAS) Key Developments

Fastenal Company Announces Executive Changes

Fastenal Company announced that on November 3, 2014, Willard D. Oberton notified the Board of Directors the company that he intends to resign from his position as Chief Executive Officer of the company effective as of December 31, 2014. In connection with this action, on November 6, 2014, the Board modified the positions and duties of Leland J. Hein, Jr. by electing him as Chief Executive Officer of the company effective as of January 1, 2015, in addition to his role as President of the company. Mr. Hein was elected by the Board as Chief Executive Officer for a term expiring concurrently with the current term of the other executive officers of the company (or until his successor is duly elected and qualified). Mr. Hein originally joined the company in 1985 and during his tenure has held various sales and managerial roles, serving as a General Manager, District Manager, Regional Vice President, Executive Vice President-Sales, and, most recently, President of the Company, a position he has held since July 2012. Mr. Oberton will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board, will continue to maintain an office, will continue to be actively involved in strategic planning and performance measurements for the company, and will continue to serve as a mentor to Mr. Hein.

Fastenal Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Fastenal Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company’s net sales were $980,814,000 against $858,424,000 a year ago. Operating income was $212,871,000 against $188,550,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $212,988,000 against $188,643,000 a year ago. Net earnings were $133,314,000 or $0.45 per basic and diluted share against $119,350,000 or $0.40 per basic and diluted share a year ago. For the nine months, the company’s net sales were $2,807,253,000 against $2,512,346,000 a year ago. Operating income was $598,569,000 against $555,522,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $598,615,000 against $556,194,000 a year ago. Net earnings were $375,759,000 or $1.26 per diluted share against $349,407,000 or $1.17 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $332,942,000 against $315,273,000 a year ago. Purchase of property and equipment was $143,547,000 against $145,559,000 a year ago.

Fastenal Company Declares Cash Dividend, Payable on November 21, 2014

The Fastenal Company of Winona, MN reported its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.25 per share to be paid in cash on November 21, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 24, 2014.

 

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