Fastenal Company (FAST) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.87%
  • Dividend

     1.28
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     18.0%
  • Dividend increased

     17 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     70%
  • Dividend pay date

     8/23/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     7/24/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 51.1%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     13 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     20.9
  • Tweed factor

     -3.6
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
51.1%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
15.7%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-21.4%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-17.9%
Price change from 52 week high   
-15.6%
Price change from 50 days average   
4.8%
Price change from 200 days average   
-1.0%
Price info
Change
0.29 (0.66%)


Last price
44.54 USD


Day range
43.76 - 44.55


Year range
37.70 - 52.74

Financial health
Current ratio
4.46


Debt/equity ratio
20.26


Cash
129.02M


Debt
365.00M


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
24.51


Price/book (P/B)
6.40


Forward price/earning (P/E)
21.11


Price/sales (P/S)
3.09


PEG
2.23


Market cap
12.83B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.2200,0.2600,0.3600
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
27.9%
0.7800,0.9400,0.6200
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-10.8%
10 year history
0.2200,0.2600,0.3600,0.4200,0.5250,0.7400,0.8000,1.0000,1.1200,1.2000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
20.7%
0.7800,0.9400,0.6200,0.9000,1.2100,1.4200,1.5100,1.6600,1.7700,1.7700
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
9.5%
3.3900,3.8500,4.0400,4.3500,4.7700,5.2600,5.9000,6.4300,6.1600,6.2500
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
7.0%
28.5000,27.7000,57.9000,45.6000,44.9000,52.3000,50.5000,62.6000,61.2000,63.3000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
9.3%
301.0000,298.0000,297.0000,295.0000,296.0000,297.0000,298.0000,297.0000,292.0000,292.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-0.3%
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Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   W.W. Grainger 46 yrs2.86%13.2%
United Kingdom   Diploma 17 yrs1.67%8.7%
Canada   Finning International 15 yrs2.15%7.4%
USA   MSC Industrial Direct 14 yrs2.42%13.6%
USA   Applied Industrial Technologie 8 yrs1.85%8.6%
Company profile
Empoloyees
19,527


Sector


Website


Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies primarily under the Fastenal name. Its faste...
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Address:
2001 Theurer Boulevard, Winona, MN, 55987-0978

Phone:
+1 507 454-5374
Fastenal Company has a dividend of 1.28 USD and this gives the stock a yield of 2.87%. The dividend has been raised for 17 years in a row (since 2000). The payout ratio of FAST is 70%, based on an EPS of 1.82 and a dividend of 1.28. The company has a dividend payback period of 13 years. The 5 year dividend compund annual growth (CAGR) rate is 18.0%. 7/24/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Fastenal Company, while 8/23/2017 is the dividend pay date. It was founded in 1967 and is a US company with 19,527 employees. They are in the services sector and the industrial equipment wholesale industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.






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