Fastenal Co. (FAST) Earnings Date & Estimates

Fastenal Co. FAST: $56.14

2001 Theurer Blvd, Winona, Minnesota, US. | Sector: Wholesale Trade | Exchange: NASDAQ | Web: www.fastenal.com

Fastenal Co. (FAST) Stock Earning Per Share (EPS) Forecast / Estimate


$0.369
The average consensus EPS for FAST is $0.369 with a high estimate of $0.389 and Low of $0.343 for the period 2021-12-31 and based on 15 Institutional Analysts.

Last Quarter


Actual
Estimate
Date
$0.42$0.42392021-09-30


Earning Per Share (EPS) History


Actual
Estimate
Date
$0.42$0.42392021-09-30
$0.42$0.41942021-06-30
$0.37$0.37182021-03-31
$0.34$0.33622020-12-31
$0.38$0.38182020-09-30
$0.42$0.3662020-06-30
$0.35$0.35012020-03-31
$0.31$0.32032019-12-31
$0.37$0.3622019-09-30
$0.36$0.38032019-06-30
$0.34$0.34162019-03-31
$0.295$0.30512018-12-31
$0.345$0.34192018-09-30
$0.295$0.33792018-06-30
$0.305$0.31342018-03-31
$0.225$0.23122017-12-31
$0.25$0.25472017-09-30
$0.26$0.25322017-06-30
$0.23$0.23462017-03-31
$0.2$0.19362016-12-31
$0.22$0.23172016-09-30
$0.225$0.24312016-06-30
$0.22$0.22732016-03-31
$0.195$0.20472015-12-31
$0.235$0.23742015-09-30
$0.24$0.23792015-06-30
$0.215$0.21142015-03-31
$0.2$0.20152014-12-31
$0.225$0.22872014-09-30
$0.22$0.22652014-06-30
$0.19$0.19192014-03-31
$0.165$0.17552013-12-31
$0.2$0.20842013-09-30
$0.205$0.20912013-06-30
$0.185$0.18922013-03-31
$0.165$0.16922012-12-31
$0.185$0.18962012-09-30
$0.19$0.18822012-06-30
$0.17$0.17622012-03-31
$0.15$0.15052011-12-31

What is Earnings Per Share (EPS) and Why is it Important?

EPS, or Earning Per Share, can tell a lot about a stock’s performance. It’s calculated by dividing a company’s profit by the number of outstanding shares of its common stocks.

In layman’s term, earnings is an indicator of a company’s profitability. Higher the earnings, the more profitable a company is.
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