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Fastenal Company (FAST)
70.45  0.57 (0.82%)    04-12 16:00
Open: 69.54
High: 70.97
Volume: 5,949,366
  
Pre. Close: 69.88
Low: 69.25
Market Cap: 40,327(M)
Technical analysis
2024-04-12 4:49:11 PM
Short term     
Mid term     
Targets 6-month :  87.95 1-year :  92.31
Resists First :  75.3 Second :  79.04
Pivot price 75.61
Supports First :  69.25 Second :  57.61
MAs MA(5) :  73.37 MA(20) :  75.86
MA(100) :  68.79 MA(250) :  61.41
MACD MACD :  -0.4 Signal :  0.5
%K %D K(14,3) :  7.3 D(3) :  12.4
RSI RSI(14): 32.4
52-week High :  79.04 Low :  52.29
Price, MAs and Bollinger Bands

Price has closed below its short-term moving average. Short-term moving average is currently below mid-term; and above long-term moving average. From the relationship between price and moving averages: This stock is BEARISH in short-term; and NEUTRAL in mid-long term.
[ FAST ] has closed below the lower bollinger band by 6.5%. If price is in a downtrend band; this downward trend might continue. However a short term pullback inside the band is likely. Bollinger Bands are 77.4% wider than normal. The large width of the bands suggest high volatility as compared to its normal range. The bands have been in this wide range for 1 days. This is a sign that the current trend might continue.

Stock Price Prediction
If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 71.07 - 71.47 71.47 - 71.83
Low: 68.2 - 68.72 68.72 - 69.2
Close: 69.69 - 70.45 70.45 - 71.15
Company Description

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, Mexico, North America, and internationally. It offers fasteners, and related industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. The company's fastener products include threaded fasteners, bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and construction projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines. It also offers miscellaneous supplies and hardware, including pins, machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market comprising original equipment manufacturers; maintenance, repair, and operations; and non-residential construction market, which includes general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. It also serves farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies, schools, and retail trades; and oil exploration, production, and refinement companies, as well as federal, state, and local governmental entities. The company distributes its products through a network of 3,209 in-market locations and 15 distribution centers. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.

Headline News

Sun, 14 Apr 2024
Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) PT Lowered to $71.00 - Defense World

Sat, 13 Apr 2024
Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) Just Reported First-Quarter Earnings: Have Analysts Changed Their Mind On The Stock? - Simply Wall St

Sat, 13 Apr 2024
Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) First-Quarter Results Just Came Out: Here's What Analysts Are Forecasting For ... - Yahoo Finance

Thu, 11 Apr 2024
Why Fastenal Stock Fell Today - Yahoo Finance

Thu, 11 Apr 2024
Fastenal hits 2-month low after quarterly earnings, revenue miss (NASDAQ:FAST) - Seeking Alpha

Thu, 11 Apr 2024
Fastenal Company (FAST) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha

Financial Analysis
Price to Book Value:
P/BV, a ratio used to compare book value to its current market price, to gauge whether a stock is valued properly.
Underperform
Price to Earnings:
PE, the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS).
Underperform
Discounted cash flow:
DCF, a valuation method used to estimate the value of an investment based on its expected future cash flows.
Neutral
Return on Assets:
ROA, indicates how profitable a company is in relation to its total assets, how efficiently uses assets to generate a profit.
Underperform
Return on Equity:
ROE, a measure of financial performance calculated by dividing net income by equity. a gauge of profitability and efficiency.
Underperform
Debt to Equity:
evaluate financial leverage, reflects the ability of equity to cover outstanding debts in the event of a business downturn.
Underperform
Stock Basics & Statistics
Exchange:
NASDAQ
Sector:
Industrials
Industry:
Industrial - Distribution
Shares Out 572 (M)
Shares Float 570 (M)
Held by Insiders 0.1 (%)
Held by Institutions 85.3 (%)
Shares Short 18,350 (K)
Shares Short P.Month 18,950 (K)
Stock Financials
EPS 2.01
EPS Est Next Qtrly 0
EPS Est This Year 0
EPS Est Next Year 0
Book Value (p.s.) 5.86
Profit Margin 15.7 %
Operating Margin 20.1 %
Return on Assets (ttm) 21.2 %
Return on Equity (ttm) 35.4 %
Qtrly Rev. Growth 3.7 %
Gross Profit (p.s.) 0
Sales Per Share 12.83
EBITDA (p.s.) 2.98
Qtrly Earnings Growth 8.3 %
Operating Cash Flow 1,430 (M)
Levered Free Cash Flow 1,060 (M)
Stock Valuations
PE Ratio 34.87
PEG Ratio 5.5
Price to Book value 12.02
Price to Sales 5.48
Price to Cash Flow 28.2
Stock Dividends
Dividend 0
Forward Dividend 0
Dividend Yield 0%
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