Fastenal Company (FAST) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 26, 2021. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 24, 2021. Shareholders who purchased FAST prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that FAST has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $53.91, the dividend yield is 2.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FAST was $53.91, representing a -1.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.76 and a 26.64% increase over the 52 week low of $42.57.
FAST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports FAST's forecasted earnings growth in 2021 as 4.16%, compared to an industry average of 25%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FAST through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FAST as a top-10 holding:
- Global X Funds (FAST)
- Global X S&P 500 Quality Dividend ETF (FAST)
- Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares (FAST).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PAVE with an increase of 8.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FAST at 2.94%.
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