Fastenal Company, FAST is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Industrial Equipment Wholesale in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Fastenal Company, FAST has a market cap of 13587.3. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, Fastenal Company, FAST performance year to date is 18.61%. Today Fastenal Company, FAST has gained 1.47%, with a current price of 47.7.
Ownership of the company is 4.71% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 78.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 68.70%. Return of assets are at 18.70%, with return on investment at 24.00%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Fastenal Company, FAST is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.23. While Total debt/equity is 0.23. With a profit margin of 12.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 49.60%, and operating margin of 20.10%. Fastenal Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 5.4, while the quick ratio is 2.4.
For the last year Fastenal Company, FAST has seen a EPS growth of 6.40%. A performance for the year of 19.31%. The 52-week high is -2.50%, and the 52-week low is 39.96%. The average volume for Fastenal Company, FAST is 446201.
With a target price of 41.67, can Fastenal Company, FAST reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Fastenal Company, FAST. Fastenal Company has a P/E of 27.4 and a forward P/E of 26.16. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.31. Fastenal Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.45 and 7.11 respectively. For P/cash, Fastenal Company has a value of 92.43, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 47.7, Fastenal Company has a dividend yield of 2.55%. We see a return on equity of 26.80%.
Looking more long-term Fastenal Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.28%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 4.96% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 6.40% for this year and for the last five years a 14.50% growth has been seen.