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FAST Fastenal PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current P/E ratio for Fastenal stock as of Jun 14, 2024 is 31.21. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $2.02 and the stock price of $63.05 per share. The PE ratio has decreased by 2.2% from its last 4 quarters average of 31.9.

FAST PE ratio history

How has FAST's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Fastenal for the last ten years is 27.47. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 31.21 is 14% more than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, FAST's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Dec 2021 quarter at 39.79, when the price was $64.06 and the EPS was $1.61. The lowest point was recorded in the Dec 2018 quarter, when it reached 19.96 with a price of $26.15 and an EPS of $1.31.

Average
27.47
Median
27.18
Minimum
19.96
Maximum
39.79

Fastenal PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 34.17% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -37.07% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 32.06 28.04%
2022 25.04 -37.07%
2021 39.79 22.24%
2020 32.55 21.55%
2019 26.78 34.17%
2018 19.96 -27.02%
2017 27.35 1.3%
2016 27 17.75%
2015 22.93 -19%
2014 28.31 -9.44%

FAST average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of FAST for the past years

The current PE ratio of FAST is above its 5 and 10-year averages, but it is under its 3-year average.

3-year avg
31.24
5-year avg
29.93
10-year avg
27.47
15-year avg
29.18

FAST PE vs peers

What is FAST's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer stocks GWW and WCC, FAST's PE ratio is higher.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
MSM Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc 13.54 $4.27B
WCC Wesco International Inc 13.58 $8.47B
GWW Ww Grainger Inc 24.93 $44.5B
FAST Fastenal Co 31.21 $36.1B

Frequently asked questions

What is Fastenal's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for FAST stock as of Jun 14, 2024, stands at 31.21.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Fastenal (FAST)?

As an average over the last 3 years, FAST stock has a PE ratio of 31.24.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Fastenal (FAST)?

As an average over the last 5 years, FAST stock has a PE ratio of 29.93.

What is the highest PE ratio for FAST?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 39.79 and it was in the Dec 2021 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for FAST compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of FAST is 14% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is FAST's PE ratio calculated (Fastenal PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (Jun 14, 2024), Fastenal's share price is $63.05. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $2.02. Therefore, Fastenal's price to earnings ratio for today is 31.21. PE RATIO(31.21) = STOCK PRICE($63.05) / TTM EPS($2.02)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.