FAST (NASDAQ) - Dividend History and Outstanding Shares

Dividend Rating: 63.60 ✓ Yield 2.73%, Avg. Growth per Year 15.61%, 82.0% Consistency of Payouts and many other metrics.

Dividends per Share Yearly

Number of Payouts Yearly

Outstanding Shares

What is the Trend of FAST`s Outstanding Shares?

The Outstanding Shares of Fastenal Company are shrinking at a rate of -0.10% per year on average over the last 10 years. The Correlation Coefficent of the Outstanding Shares is -33.33%. Investors should be aware that the price of a stock often is positively affected by a decreasing number of shares.

Did Fastenal Company ever had a Stock Split?

Yes, last Stock Split was on 2019-05-23 with a factor of 2:1. This stock split increased the number of shares and lowered the price per share by a ratio of 2.

Year Number of Shares (Mill.) Growth
2024 574.09 +0.12%
2023 573.4 +0.1%
2022 572.8 -0.85%
2021 577.7 +0.23%
2020 576.4 +0.14%
2019 575.6 +0.52%
2018 572.6 -0.45%
2017 575.2 -0.56%
2016 578.44 -0.29%
2015 580.12 -2.27%
2014 593.57 -0.28%
2013 595.25 +0.1%
2012 594.68 +0.74%
2011 590.29 +0.1%
2010 589.72 -0.74%
2009 594.12 -0.03%
2008 594.29 -1.26%
2007 601.85 -0.29%
2006 603.63 -0.1%
2005 604.22 -0.46%
2004 607.02
2003 607.02
2002 607.02 -0%
2001 607.02
2000 607.02 -0.16%
1999 608 +0.43%
1998 605.41 +0.45%
1997 602.67 -0.42%
1996 605.22 -2.88%
1995 623.16 +4.86%
1994 594.29 -1.68%
1993 604.44 +5.78%
1992 571.43 -6.02%
1991 608 +11.76%
1990 544 +79.23%
1989 303.52 -50.01%
1988 607.1 +18.49%
1987 512.38

Dividend Yields, Growth & Consistency

Overall Dividend Rating 63.60
Dividends Paid 12m 1.86 Yield 12m 2.73%
Payout Consistency 82.0% Yield on Cost 5y 6.92%
Growth Rate 5y 15.61% Correlation Rate 5y 80.42%
First Payout 1991-02-25 Next Payout -
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Dividend History - Last 30 Dividends (Paid in USD)

Date Period Dividend Rate Growth Rate Yield @ Date
2024-04-24 Quarterly 0.39 0.58%
2024-01-31 Quarterly 0.39 2.6% 0.57%
2023-12-05 Other 0.38 9.3% 0.63%
2023-10-25 Quarterly 0.3478 0.61%
2023-07-26 Quarterly 0.3478 0.59%
2023-04-26 Quarterly 0.3478 0.66%
2023-02-01 Quarterly 0.3478 12.9% 0.67%
2022-10-26 Quarterly 0.3081 0.66%
2022-07-26 Quarterly 0.3081 0.65%
2022-04-26 Quarterly 0.3081 0.55%
2022-02-01 Quarterly 0.3081 10.7% 0.55%
2021-10-25 Quarterly 0.2783 0.5%
2021-07-26 Quarterly 0.2783 0.51%
2021-04-23 Quarterly 0.2783 0.53%
2021-02-02 Quarterly 0.2783 -30% 0.6%
2020-12-01 Other 0.3975 61.3% 0.82%
2020-10-26 Quarterly 0.2464 0.56%
2020-07-27 Quarterly 0.2464 0.53%
2020-04-27 Quarterly 0.2464 0.67%
2020-01-30 Quarterly 0.2464 13.6% 0.68%
2019-10-24 Quarterly 0.2169 0.58%
2019-07-24 Quarterly 0.2169 2.4% 0.68%
2019-04-23 Quarterly 0.2119  
2019-01-30 Quarterly 0.2119 7.5%  
2018-10-23 Quarterly 0.1971  
2018-07-24 Quarterly 0.1971 8.1%  
2018-04-24 Quarterly 0.1824  
2018-01-30 Quarterly 0.1824 15.7%  
2017-10-24 Quarterly 0.1577  
2017-07-24 Quarterly 0.1577  

  • FAST`s 2.73% Dividend Yield is calculated by dividing the dividend payments of the last 12-Months (TTM) of 1.86 USD by the current stock price 67.89.
  • 6.92% Yield on Cost is the effective dividend income you'd receive today if you purchased the stock five years ago (Rate of the last 12 Months 1.86 divided by the price 5 years ago).
  • The 82.0% Payout Consistency of FAST Dividends gauges Stability (Values above 80%) or Fragility (Values under 60%).
  • The Average Dividend Growth Rate of 15.61% per year in the last 5-Years showcases FAST`s commitment to shareholders. Steady or increasing dividends over time can be a sign of a healthy financial outlook.
The Overall Dividend Rating of 63.60 is quantified on a scale from 0 to 100.
Ratings surpassing 50 are regarded as favorable, while those exceeding 75 are exceptionally strong. The calculations includes: Yield, Yield on Cost, Consistency of Payouts and Growth Rates over time.