Company profile

Ticker
FAST
Exchange
CEO
Daniel Lars Florness
Employees
Incorporated in
Location
Fiscal year end
Former names
Fastenal Company
SEC CIK
IRS number
410948415

FAST stock data

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FINRA relative short interest over last month (20 trading days) ?

Calendar

17 Apr 20
3 Jun 20
31 Dec 20

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Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Mar 20 Dec 19 Sep 19 Jun 19
Revenue 1.37B 1.28B 1.38B 1.37B
Net income 202.6M 178.7M 213.5M 204.6M
Diluted EPS 0.35 0.31 0.37 0.36
Net profit margin 14.82% 13.99% 15.48% 14.95%
Operating income 271.3M 238.9M 281.9M 275M
Net change in cash -14.2M -16.3M 16.2M -10.4M
Cash on hand 160.7M 174.9M 191.2M 175M
Cost of revenue 730.2M 678.5M 728M 727.2M
Annual (USD) Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16
Revenue 5.33B 4.97B 4.39B 3.96B
Net income 790.9M 751.9M 578.6M 499.4M
Diluted EPS 1.38 1.31 1 1.73
Net profit margin 14.83% 15.14% 13.18% 12.60%
Operating income 1.06B 999.2M 881.8M 795.8M
Net change in cash 7.7M 50.3M 4.2M -16.3M
Cash on hand 174.9M 167.2M 116.9M 112.7M
Cost of revenue 2.82B 2.57B 2.23B 2B

Financial data from Fastenal earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
27 May 20 Dolan Michael John Common Stock Sell Dispose S 40 15,000 600K 10,000
18 May 20 Jansen James C Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M 27 15,000 405K 40,176
18 May 20 Hein LeLand J Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M 23 10,000 230K 25,222
18 May 20 Hein LeLand J Employee Stock Option Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M 23 10,000 230K 70,216
18 May 20 Lundquist Nicholas J Common Stock Sell Dispose S 40 6,000 240K 426,000
18 May 20 Jansen James C Common Stock Sell Dispose S 40.1481 15,000 602.22K 25,176
18 May 20 Hein LeLand J Common Stock Sell Dispose S 40.2235 10,000 402.24K 15,222
18 May 20 Jansen James C Common Stock Sell Dispose S 40.1374 10,000 401.37K 25,176
18 May 20 Jansen James C Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M 27 10,000 270K 35,176
18 May 20 Jansen James C Employee Stock Option Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M 27 25,000 675K 50,000
79.8% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 795 830 -4.2%
Opened positions 81 132 -38.6%
Closed positions 116 69 +68.1%
Increased positions 228 242 -5.8%
Reduced positions 345 296 +16.6%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 145.7B 198.82B -26.7%
Total shares 457.06M 469.36M -2.6%
Total puts 1.65M 1.48M +10.8%
Total calls 1.79M 2.34M -23.4%
Total put/call ratio 0.9 0.6 +44.8%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 71.11M $2.22B +2.4%
BLK BlackRock 45.12M $1.41B +3.6%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 30.94M $966.86M -3.8%
STT State Street 29.12M $910.15M -4.3%
BAC Bank of America 12.5M $390.61M -2.7%
Geode Capital Management 11.07M $345.46M +5.5%
PFG Principal Financial 9.3M $290.64M +4.7%
Route One Investment 8.71M $272.13M -28.1%
Ensign Peak Advisors 7.55M $235.96M -3.0%
NTRS Northern Trust 7.15M $223.59M +0.4%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Norges Bank 0 -5.88M EXIT
IVZ Invesco 3.23M -4.05M -55.6%
Route One Investment 8.71M -3.4M -28.1%
BEN Franklin Resources 3.96M +3.25M +458.7%
Ceredex Value Advisors 2.78M +2.78M NEW
Nordea Investment Management Ab 649.33K -1.83M -73.8%
Vanguard 71.11M +1.69M +2.4%
BLK BlackRock 45.12M +1.58M +3.6%
American Century Companies 1.7M +1.37M +413.1%
STT State Street 29.12M -1.3M -4.3%

Financial report summary

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Competition
HD SupplyHD SupplyNOW
Management Discussion
  • Fastenal is a North American leader in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies. We distribute these supplies through a network of over 3,200 in-market locations. Most of our customers are in the manufacturing and non-residential construction markets. The manufacturing market includes both OEM and MRO customers. The non-residential construction market includes general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. Other users of our products include farmers, truckers, railroads, oil exploration companies, oil production and refinement companies, mining companies, federal, state, and local governmental entities, schools, and certain retail trades. Geographically, our branches, Onsite locations, and customers are primarily located in North America.
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