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Fastenal - Part of the 100 largest non-financial companies listed on NASDAQ

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What is the Fastenal Company ticker symbol?

Ticker symbol: FAST

Which exchange does Fastenal Company trade under?


When was Fastenal incorporated?

Fastenal Company was incorporated in Minnesota in 1968. Fastenal Company began doing business in 1967.

When did Fastenal go public?

Fastenal Company went public in August of 1987 at an initial offering price of $9.00 ($0.1875 after adjusting for the stock splits in 1988, 1990, 1992, 1995, 2002, 2005 and 2011)

Does Fastenal pay a cash dividend?

Yes. Fastenal has paid a dividend every year since 1991.

Has Fastenal stock ever split, and if so when?

Yes. 3 for 2 in 1988, 2 for 1 in 1990, 1992, 1995, 2002, 2005 and 2011

Can Fastenal shareholders receive discounts when purchasing Fastenal products?

No. Trade regulations prohibit this.

Who do I contact with questions about transferring my stock?

For inquiries regarding stock certificates, change of address, consolidation of accounts, transfer of ownership or other stock account matters, please contact our transfer agent:

EQ Shareowner Services, Mendota Heights, Minnesota. The phone number is 800.468.9716.

Who is Fastenal's legal council?

Faegre & Benson LLP Minneapolis, Minnesota

Who is Fastenal's independent registered public accounting firm?

KPMG LLP Minneapolis, Minnesota

When does Fastenal report quarterly financial results?

10 to 20 days after each calendar-based quarter.

Who are the members of the Fastenal Board of Directors?

Please click the below link to view our Board of Directors and their biographies

Board of Directors

Can shareholders recommend candidates to serve on the Fastenal Board of Directors?

Candidates recommended by our shareholders will be evaluated in the same manner as other candidates. Shareholders may recommend candidates by sending an e-mail to or by writing to Nominating Committee, Fastenal Company, 2001 Theurer Blvd., Winona, Minnesota 55987 and providing the candidate’s name, biographical data, and qualifications.

Does Fastenal have a Code of Conduct?

Fastenal has adopted Standards of Conduct that are applicable to employees, officers and directors. These Standards of Conduct comply with the definition of "code of ethics" under the SEC rules adopted in association with the implementation of the Sarbanes Oxley Act. A copy of these Standards of Conduct is available upon request and inquiries should be directed to or by mail to:

Fastenal Company c/o Director of Employee Development 2001 Theurer Blvd. Winona, MN 55987

Does the Board of Directors have a Director Nomination Policy?

The Board of Directors adopted a Nominating Committee Charter in April of 2012. Please click on Nominations to view a copy of the Nominating Committee Charter.

How can I contact the Board of Directors?

Employees or shareholders can communicate to the Board of the Directors of the Company by using the following Communication Process.

Can I purchase stock directly from Fastenal?

Currently the only method to purchase Fastenal stock is in the market through a stock broker or other financial advisor.

How do I contact Investor Relations?

Investor Relations can be contacted several ways.

To contact us via U.S. mail:
Fastenal Company
Investor Relations
2001 Theurer Blvd
Winona, MN 55987

The Investor Relations e-mail address is:

To phone Investor Relations, call (507) 453.8775

Please call Investor Relations for:
- General investor questions about Fastenal Company
- Requests for Paper Copies of Financial Materials: Annual Reports, SEC Filings etc. (Electronic copies are available on line.)
- If you are a Stock Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Stock Broker or Individual Investor with a question about Fastenal's operations.

How do I get copies of financial documents, such as the annual report, Form 10-K or Form 10-Q?

You can download or request paper copies of Fastenal's annual report or SEC filings. Download SEC documents here.

To request paper copies please contact Fastenal's Investor Relations Department.