Last $47.80 USD
Change Today -0.07 / -0.15%
Volume 838.1K
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fastenal co (FAST) Snapshot

Open
$48.03
Previous Close
$47.87
Day High
$48.17
Day Low
$47.76
52 Week High
04/11/14 - $52.21
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $40.18
Market Cap
14.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.5M
EPS TTM
$1.59
Shares Outstanding
296.4M
EX-Date
10/22/14
P/E TM
30.0x
Dividend
$1.00
Dividend Yield
2.09%
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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.

15,866 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/15/14
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(NasdaqGS:FAST) added to S&P 500 Value Index

Fastenal Company(NasdaqGS:FAST) added to S&P 500 Value Index

Fastenal Company Amends its Existing Unsecured Revolving Credit Agreement

On December 16, 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 extend the maturity date of the aggregate revolving credit commitment of the lenders from December 13, 2015 to December 31, 2016, and to increase the letter of credit subfacility from $40 million to $45 million, with the aggregate revolving credit commitment of the lenders unchanged at $230 million.

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.

 

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