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Market Price

35.83 

-0.19 -0.5%

as of Oct 18 '19

52 Week Range:

28.38 143.76


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


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Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


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Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. The company's fastener products include threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and construction projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines. It also offers miscellaneous supplies and hardware, including various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market comprising original equipment manufacturers; maintenance, repair, and operations; and non-residential construction market, which includes general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. It also serves farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies, schools, and retail trades; and oil exploration, production, and refinement companies, as well as federal, state, and local governmental entities. As of December 31, 2018, the company distributed its products through a network of 2,227 company owned stores. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Equity (BVPS) 3.85
2.02
2.17
2.39
2.63
2.94
3.21
3.08
3.30
3.52
4.05
growth rate -47.5% 7.4% 10.1% 10.0% 11.8% 9.2% -4.1% 7.1% 6.7% 15.1%
Earnings BIT 451.17
297.49
430.64
575.08
674.16
713.47
786.63
827.40
795.30
880.80
998.70
growth rate -34.1% 44.8% 33.5% 17.2% 5.8% 10.3% 5.2% -3.9% 10.8% 13.4%
Avg.PE 18.55
33.56
33.33
36.10
33.00
31.55
25.50
24.32
29.12
26.67
22.72
growth rate 80.9% -0.7% 8.3% -8.6% -4.4% -19.2% -4.6% 19.7% -8.4% -14.8%
ROA 22.67
14.01
18.98
22.70
24.03
23.06
22.28
21.11
19.21
20.74
24.13
growth rate -38.2% 35.5% 19.6% 5.9% -4.0% -3.4% -5.3% -9.0% 8.0% 16.4%
ROE 25.99
15.80
21.46
26.11
27.86
26.92
26.80
27.79
26.75
28.71
34.18
growth rate -39.2% 35.8% 21.7% 6.7% -3.4% -0.5% 3.7% -3.7% 7.3% 19.1%
ROIC 25.94
15.71
21.41
26.09
27.84
26.89
25.56
23.16
22.42
24.17
28.65
growth rate -39.4% 36.3% 21.9% 6.7% -3.4% -5.0% -9.4% -3.2% 7.8% 18.5%
Cur. Ratio 6.59
8.22
6.69
6.58
6.30
5.87
4.22
4.46
6.24
5.51
5.30
growth rate 24.7% -18.6% -1.6% -4.3% -6.8% -28.1% 5.7% 39.9% -11.7% -3.8%
Quick Ratio 2.24
3.38
2.71
2.57
2.21
1.97
1.54
1.60
2.22
2.06
2.02
growth rate 50.9% -19.8% -5.2% -14.0% -10.9% -21.8% 3.9% 38.8% -7.2% -1.9%
Leverage 1.14
1.11
1.14
1.15
1.16
1.17
1.23
1.41
1.38
1.38
1.44
growth rate -2.6% 2.7% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 5.1% 14.6% -2.1% 0.0% 4.4%
Balance Sheet Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 244.90
214.20
270.10
355.31
386.58
432.58
462.08
468.38
499.70
607.80
714.30
growth rate -12.5% 26.1% 31.6% 8.8% 11.9% 6.8% 1.4% 6.7% 21.6% 17.5%
Acct.Payable 187.82
204.17
239.83
103.91
125.97
108.80
147.50
193.60
growth rate 8.7% 17.5% -56.7% 21.2% -13.6% 35.6% 31.3%
Cur.Assets 975.40
982.40
1,085.70
1,236.14
1,286.66
1,408.46
1,583.27
1,664.78
1,720.80
1,935.70
2,316.20
growth rate 0.7% 10.5% 13.9% 4.1% 9.5% 12.4% 5.2% 3.4% 12.5% 19.7%
Total Assets 1,304.10
1,327.40
1,468.30
1,684.95
1,815.83
2,075.78
2,359.10
2,532.46
2,668.90
2,910.50
3,321.50
growth rate 1.8% 10.6% 14.8% 7.8% 14.3% 13.7% 7.4% 5.4% 9.1% 14.1%
Cash 85.90
164.90
143.70
117.68
79.61
58.51
114.50
129.02
112.70
116.90
167.20
growth rate 92.0% -12.9% -18.1% -32.4% -26.5% 95.7% 12.7% -12.7% 3.7% 43.0%
Inventory 564.20
508.40
557.40
646.15
715.38
784.07
869.22
913.26
993.00
1,092.90
1,278.70
growth rate -9.9% 9.6% 15.9% 10.7% 9.6% 10.9% 5.1% 8.7% 10.1% 17.0%
Cur.Liabilities 148.00
119.50
162.20
187.82
204.17
239.83
375.35
373.17
275.70
351.00
437.40
growth rate -19.3% 35.7% 15.8% 8.7% 17.5% 56.5% -0.6% -26.1% 27.3% 24.6%
Liabilities 161.90
136.50
185.80
225.97
255.47
303.09
443.89
731.17
735.80
813.60
1,018.80
growth rate -15.7% 36.1% 21.6% 13.1% 18.6% 46.5% 64.7% 0.6% 10.6% 25.2%
LT Debt 0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
302.95
302.95
379.50
412.00
497.00
growth rate 0.0% 25.3% 8.6% 20.6%
Equity 1,142.30
1,190.80
1,282.50
1,458.98
1,560.36
1,772.70
1,915.22
1,801.29
1,933.10
2,096.90
2,302.70
growth rate 4.3% 7.7% 13.8% 7.0% 13.6% 8.0% -6.0% 7.3% 8.5% 9.8%
Common Shares 298.00
593.00
590.00
592.00
594.00
595.00
595.00
584.00
578.00
577.00
574.00
growth rate 99.0% -0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.0% -1.9% -1.0% -0.2% -0.5%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures 86.90
47.70
69.10
120.04
138.41
206.54
189.47
155.20
189.50
119.90
176.30
growth rate -45.1% 44.9% 73.7% 15.3% 49.2% -8.3% -18.1% 22.1% -36.7% 47.0%
Cash Dividends 117.50
106.90
182.80
191.74
367.31
237.46
296.58
327.10
346.60
369.10
441.90
growth rate -9.0% 71.0% 4.9% 91.6% -35.4% 24.9% 10.3% 6.0% 6.5% 19.7%
Cash From OA 259.90
306.10
240.50
268.49
396.29
416.12
499.39
550.30
519.90
585.20
674.20
growth rate 17.8% -21.4% 11.6% 47.6% 5.0% 20.0% 10.2% -5.5% 12.6% 15.2%
FCF per Share 0.55
0.43
0.28
0.25
0.43
0.38
0.39
0.69
0.57
0.82
0.85
growth rate -21.8% -34.9% -10.7% 72.0% -11.6% 2.6% 76.9% -17.4% 43.9% 3.7%
Sale Purchase of Stock 8.94
29.64
0.23
7.70
19.10
29.30
9.50
growth rate 231.6% -99.2% 3,305.8% 148.2% 53.4% -67.6%
FCF 165.00
254.00
167.00
148.00
258.00
210.00
310.00
392.00
325.00
465.00
497.00
growth rate 53.9% -34.3% -11.4% 74.3% -18.6% 47.6% 26.5% -17.1% 43.1% 6.9%
Income Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Sales 2,340.40
1,930.30
2,269.50
2,766.86
3,133.58
3,326.11
3,733.51
3,869.20
3,962.00
4,390.50
4,965.10
growth rate -17.5% 17.6% 21.9% 13.3% 6.1% 12.3% 3.6% 2.4% 10.8% 13.1%
Op.Income 450.20
295.80
429.70
357.93
420.54
448.64
786.63
827.40
795.30
880.80
998.70
growth rate -34.3% 45.3% -16.7% 17.5% 6.7% 75.3% 5.2% -3.9% 10.8% 13.4%
IBT 451.20
297.50
430.60
575.08
674.16
713.47
787.43
826.10
789.70
873.10
987.00
growth rate -34.1% 44.7% 33.6% 17.2% 5.8% 10.4% 4.9% -4.4% 10.6% 13.1%
Net Income 279.70
184.40
265.40
357.93
420.54
448.64
494.15
516.40
499.40
578.60
751.90
growth rate -34.1% 43.9% 34.9% 17.5% 6.7% 10.1% 4.5% -3.3% 15.9% 30.0%
EPS 0.94
0.31
0.45
0.60
0.71
0.76
0.83
0.89
0.86
1.00
1.31
growth rate -67.0% 45.2% 33.3% 18.3% 7.0% 9.2% 7.2% -3.4% 16.3% 31.0%
Gross Profit 1,236.10
983.40
1,174.80
1,434.17
1,614.52
1,719.45
1,897.40
1,948.90
1,964.80
2,163.60
2,398.90
growth rate -20.4% 19.5% 22.1% 12.6% 6.5% 10.4% 2.7% 0.8% 10.1% 10.9%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19
Earnings BIT 262.00
233.40
261.10
274.50
281.90
growth rate -10.9% 11.9% 5.1% 2.7%
Balance Sheet Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19
Acct.Receivable 772.50
714.30
793.00
819.80
817.30
growth rate -7.5% 11.0% 3.4% -0.3%
Acct.Payable 186.00
193.60
183.90
203.80
215.20
growth rate 4.1% -5.0% 10.8% 5.6%
Cur.Assets 2,225.50
2,316.20
2,389.20
2,468.30
2,500.80
growth rate 4.1% 3.2% 3.3% 1.3%
Total Assets 3,193.90
3,321.50
3,651.80
3,756.40
3,814.20
growth rate 4.0% 9.9% 2.9% 1.5%
Cash 129.70
167.20
185.40
175.00
191.20
growth rate 28.9% 10.9% -5.6% 9.3%
Inventory 1,194.70
1,278.70
1,293.90
1,345.70
1,354.70
growth rate 7.0% 1.2% 4.0% 0.7%
Cur.Liabilities 416.10
437.40
554.60
527.90
555.10
growth rate 5.1% 26.8% -4.8% 5.2%
Liabilities 878.30
1,018.80
1,254.60
1,252.70
1,228.50
growth rate 16.0% 23.1% -0.2% -1.9%
LT Debt 387.50
497.00
484.60
497.00
442.00
growth rate 28.3% -2.5% 2.6% -11.1%
Equity 2,315.60
2,302.70
2,397.20
2,503.70
2,585.70
growth rate -0.6% 4.1% 4.4% 3.3%
Common Shares 2.90
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.90
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19
Capital Expenditures 36.50
79.20
54.40
68.70
61.20
growth rate 117.0% -31.3% 26.3% -10.9%
Cash Dividends 114.80
114.40
123.00
123.10
126.20
growth rate -0.4% 7.5% 0.1% 2.5%
Cash From OA 184.60
178.00
204.90
128.10
257.30
growth rate -3.6% 15.1% -37.5% 100.9%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF 148.10
98.80
150.50
59.40
196.10
growth rate -33.3% 52.3% -60.5% 230.1%
Income Statement Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19
Sales 1,279.80
1,231.60
1,309.30
1,368.40
1,379.10
growth rate -3.8% 6.3% 4.5% 0.8%
Op.Income 262.00
233.40
261.10
274.50
281.90
growth rate -10.9% 11.9% 5.1% 2.7%
IBT 259.40
229.80
257.50
271.40
278.40
growth rate -11.4% 12.1% 5.4% 2.6%
Net Income 197.60
168.80
194.10
204.60
213.50
growth rate -14.6% 15.0% 5.4% 4.4%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 615.80
587.80
624.70
641.20
651.10
growth rate -4.6% 6.3% 2.6% 1.5%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

A (84.03)

YOY Growth Grade:

C (61.82)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 26.29 26.29 24.54
EPS / Growth 5.7% 1.36 15.0%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 7.3%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 5.7% 6.5% 6.5%
Future PE 11.36 21.28 21.28
Future EPS 2.37 2.56 2.56
Value Price
MOS %
6.65
-81.4%
13.47
-62.4%
13.47
-62.4%
MOS Price 3.33 6.74 6.74
IRT 15.94 15.19 15.19

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

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