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Fastenal Co.

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  • NASDAQ
  • Industrial Products
  • Latest 45.99
  • Currency US$
  • Change -2.165
  • Percent Change -4.496 %
  • Volume 1,849,104
  • Fri Jul 11, 2014 09:52 AM EDT NASDAQ data delayed 15 minutes.
Average recommendation
10 Analysts Reporting (Jul 10, 2014)
Strong Buy
Buy
Hold
Underperform
Sell
Change over time
Analyst rating breakdown
  Latest 4 weeks ago 2 months ago 3 months ago Last Year
Strong Buy 3 3 3 3 3
Buy 0 0 0 0 0
Hold 6 6 6 6 7
Underperform 0 0 0 0 0
Sell 1 1 1 1 1

As of Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:08 AM EDT
The consensus recommendation is the average buy, sell or hold rating for a company, based on a survey of brokerage equity analysts by Zacks Investment Research. We update the ratings daily.

Earnings & Estimates

Short Term
    Q2/12 Q3/12 Q4/12 Q1/13 Q2/13 Q3/13 Q4/13 Q1/14 Q2/14 Q3/14  

Actual quarterly earnings for the past eight quarters and estimated for the next two quarters

Estimated EPS ($)   0.37 0.37 0.33 0.37 0.41 0.41 0.34 0.37 0.44 0.46  
Actual EPS   0.38 0.37 0.33 0.37 0.41 0.40 0.33 0.38 -- --  
Surprise (%)   2.7 -- -- -- -- -2.4 -2.9 2.7 -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 -- 0.0 7.9 14.7  
{#} Analysts   8 9 9 7 9 9 8 9 9 9  
Date of Earnings   Jul 12 Oct 11 Jan 17 Apr 10 Jul 10 Oct 09 Jan 15 Apr 11 Jul 11 Oct 08  

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Long Term
    2014 2015  

Estimated annual earnings for the next
two years

Estimated EPS ($)   1.68 1.95  
Actual EPS   1.51 1.68  
Surprise (%)   -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   11.5 16.0  
{#} Analysts   10 10  
Date of Earnings   -- --  

Trends & Revisions

Earnings Per Share Trend
  Current 7-Days Ago 30-Days Ago 60-Days Ago 90-Days Ago
  Mean Mean Mean Mean Mean
Current Quarter (ends Jun 2014) 0.44 0.44 0.44 0.44 0.44
Next Quarter (ends Sep 2014) 0.46 0.46 0.46 0.46 0.45
Current Fiscal Year (ends Dec 2014) 1.68 1.68 1.68 1.68 1.67
Next Fiscal Year (ends Dec 2015) 1.95 1.95 1.95 1.95 1.95

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Earnings Revisions
Last 7 Days Last 30 Days
Up Revs Down Revs Up Revs Down Revs
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0