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fastenal co (FAST) Snapshot

Open
$45.00
Previous Close
$44.90
Day High
$45.03
Day Low
$44.15
52 Week High
04/11/14 - $52.21
52 Week Low
02/3/14 - $42.48
Market Cap
13.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.4M
EPS TTM
$1.55
Shares Outstanding
296.8M
EX-Date
07/23/14
P/E TM
28.8x
Dividend
$1.00
Dividend Yield
2.25%
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fastenal co (FAST) 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.

15,427 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/16/14
Founded in 1967

fastenal co (FAST) 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 (FAST) Key Developments

Fastenal Company Reports Sales Results for the Month of August 2014

Fastenal Company reported sales results for the month of August 2014. For the month, the company reported net sales were $326.9 million, an increase of 9.8%, compared to $297.67 million in August 2013. Daily sales for August 2014 were $15.57 million, an increase of 15%, compared to $13.53 million in August 2013.

Fastenal Company Amends its Existing Unsecured Revolving Credit Agreement with Wells Fargo Bank

On August 19, 2014, Fastenal Company amended its existing unsecured revolving credit agreement with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent for the lenders party thereto and such Lenders. The Agreement was amended to increase the aggregate revolving credit commitment of the Lenders from $170 million to $230 million, with the letter of credit subfacility unchanged at $40 million, and to increase the minimum consolidated EBITDA required to be maintained by the Company during any consecutive four quarter period from $170 million to $230 million.

Fastenal Company Presents at Morningstar Management Behind the Moat Conference, Sep-17-2014 08:45 AM

Fastenal Company Presents at Morningstar Management Behind the Moat Conference, Sep-17-2014 08:45 AM. Venue: Global Headquarters, Chicago, Illinois, United States. Speakers: Cory Jansen, EVP of Manufacturing, Gary Polipnick, EVP of Sales.

 

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