What is the Fastenal Company ticker symbol?

Ticker symbol: FAST

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Which exchange does Fastenal Company trade under?


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When was Fastenal incorporated?

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

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When did Fastenal go public?

Fastenal Company went public in August of 1987 at an initial offering price of $9.00 ($0.09375 after adjusting for stock splits in 1988, 1990, 1992, 1995, 2002, 2005, 2011, and 2019).

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Does Fastenal pay a cash dividend?

Yes. Fastenal began paying annual dividends in 1991, semi-annual dividends in 2003, and then expanded to quarterly dividends in 2011. In addition to these regular dividend payments, Fastenal has previously paid special one-time dividends in December 2008, December 2012, and December 2020. 

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Has Fastenal stock ever split, and if so when?

Yes. 3 for 2 in 1988, 2 for 1 in 1990, 1992, 1995, 2002, 2005, 2011, and 2019.

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Can Fastenal shareholders receive discounts when purchasing Fastenal products?

No. Trade regulations prohibit this.

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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.

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Who is Fastenal's legal council?

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Who is Fastenal's independent registered public accounting firm?

KPMG LLP Minneapolis, Minnesota

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When does Fastenal report quarterly financial results?

10 to 20 days after each calendar-based quarter.

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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

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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 bod@fastenal.com or by writing to Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, Fastenal Company, 2001 Theurer Blvd., Winona, Minnesota 55987 and providing the candidate’s name, biographical data, and qualifications.

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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 noas@fastenal.com or by mail to:

Fastenal Company c/o EVP-Human Resources 2001 Theurer Blvd. Winona, MN 55987

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Does the Board of Directors have a Director Nomination Policy?

Our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee operates under a written charter adopted in April 2012 and most recently amended in January 2022. Please click on Corporate Governance to view a copy of the Corporate Governance Guidelines that outlines the director nomination policy.

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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.

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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.

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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: investorrelations@fastenal.com

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.

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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.

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Does Fastenal address succession planning for its CEO?

Our compensation committee reviews and discusses with our board of directors succession plans for the chief executive officer and our other executive officers. The company has historically utilized a philosophy of 'promoting from within' our organization from a diverse-selection of qualified internal candidates and will continue to promote a diverse pipeline for executive management, viewing continuity in culture and experience with our organization as paramount considerations when evaluating potential senior leadership. Any such internal search may or may not include female and racially and/or ethnically diverse candidates, depending on whether any such candidates meet the paramount considerations set forth above at the time the opportunity is available. However, should the board of directors decide to seek or engage a third party search firm to solicit a chief executive officer from outside the company, any initial list of outside chief executive officer candidates would include female and racially and/or ethnically diverse candidates.

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Does Fastenal have an ESG report?

Yes. A copy of our most recent ESG report can be viewed here
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