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Fastenal Co Profitability Rank

: 10 (As of Mar. 2022)
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Fastenal Co has the Profitability Rank of 10. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %
2. Piotroski F-Score
3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
4. Consistency of the profitability
5. Predictability Rank

Fastenal Co's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was 21.01%. As of today, Fastenal Co's Piotroski F-Score is 7.


Competitive Comparison

For the Industrial Distribution subindustry, Fastenal Co's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability 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 Profitability Rank Distribution

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

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



Fastenal Co Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Fastenal Co has the Profitability Rank of 10. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Fastenal Co's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Mar. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Mar. 2022 )
=358 / 1704.1
=21.01 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

2. Piotroski F-Score

Good Sign:

Piotroski F-Score is 7, indicating very healthy situation.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Fastenal Co has an F-score of 7. It is a good or high score, which usually indicates a very healthy situation.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Good Sign:

Fastenal Co operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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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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