Fastenal Past Performance
How has Fastenal performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FAST has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FAST's current net profit margins (15.7%) are higher than last year (15.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FAST's earnings have grown by 10.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FAST's earnings growth over the past year (20.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (10.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FAST earnings growth over the past year (20.5%) underperformed the Trade Distributors industry 60.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: FAST's Return on Equity (33.9%) is considered high.