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Fastenal Co Growth Rank

: 10 (As of Today)
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Fastenal Co has the Growth Rank of 10.

GuruFocus Growth Rank measures the growth of a company in terms of its revenue and profitability. Historically, the companies with the highest growth ranks performed the best over the long term. It is calculated using the following criteria:

1. 5-year revenue growth rate, the higher, the better.
2. 3-year revenue growth rate, the higher, the better.
3. 5-year EBITDA growth rate, the higher, the better.
4. The predictability of 5-year revenue. The most consistent it is, the higher the rank.

GuruFocus found that the Growth Rank is the second of the two most-sensitive parameters among the five parameters checked. Please click GF Score to see more details on GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.

Please note that we are using the five-year EBITDA growth rate as a parameter, so the company needs to have had positive growth over that time. The reason we use EBITDA instead of earnings per share is that with EBITDA, we can rank a lot more companies since a company may have positive EBITDA but negative EPS. Since we are looking at the growth here, EBITDA gives us a pretty clear picture about the growth in the company's business operations.


Competitive Comparison

For the Industrial Distribution subindustry, Fastenal Co's Growth Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Growth Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Fastenal Co Growth Rank Distribution

For the Industrial Distribution industry and Industrials sector, Fastenal Co's Growth Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Fastenal Co's Growth Rank falls into.



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Fastenal Co Business Description

Fastenal Co logo
Industry
Industrials » Industrial Distribution NAICS : 238290 SIC : 5039
Address
2001 Theurer Boulevard, Winona, MN, USA, 55987-1500
Fastenal opened its first fastener store in 1967 in Winona, Minnesota. Since then, Fastenal has greatly expanded its footprint as well as its products and services. Today, Fastenal serves its 400,000 active customers through approximately 1,800 branches, over 1,400 on-site locations, and 14 distribution centers. Since 1993, the company has added other product categories, but fasteners remain its largest category at about 30%-35% of sales. Fastenal also offers customers supply-chain solutions, such as vending and vendor-managed inventory.
Executives
Hsu Hsenghung Sam director 2032 SUMMIT AVENUE SAINT PAUL MN 55105
Ancius Michael J director 151 COACHLITE COURT NORTH ONALASKA WI 54650
Soderberg John Lewis officer: Executive Vice President 1757 SNOWFLAKE PLACE ONALASKA WI 54650
Owen Terry Modock officer: Senior Executive VP 704 DOVE CREEK TRAIL SOUTHLAKE TX 76092
Heise Rita J. director 7329 MARINER DRIVE MAPLE GROVE MN 55311
Watts Jeffery Michael officer: Executive Vice-President 48 LAUREL CR. INGERSOLL A6 N5C-3S4
Drazkowski William Joseph officer: Executive Vice-President 806 OLYMPIC DRIVE ONALASKA WI 54650
Hein Leland J officer: Senior Executive VP 2001 THEURER BLVD WINONA MN 55987
Jansen James C officer: Executive Vice President 2001 THEURER BLVD WINONA MN 55987
Miller Charles S. officer: Senior Executive VP 230 CASCADE DR. PADUCAH KY 42003
Dolan Michael John director 1221 SOUTHVIEW DRIVE HASTINGS MN 55033
Lundquist Nicholas J director 2001 THEURER BLVD WINONA MN 55987
Oberton Willard D director 2001 THEURER BLVD WINONA MN 55987
Florness Daniel L director, officer: CEO and President FASTENAL CO 2001 THEURER BLVD WINONA MN 55987
Lisowski Sheryl Ann officer: CAO/Controller/Treasurer 155 WILDWOOD DRIVE WINONA MN 55987

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