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Fastenal Company (FAST)
60.82  0.85 (1.42%)    12-01 16:00
Open: 59.78
High: 60.83
Volume: 2,681,618
Pre. Close: 59.97
Low: 59.78
Market Cap: 34,765(M)
Technical analysis
2023-12-01 4:19:48 PM
Short term     
Mid term     
Targets 6-month :  71.54 1-year :  83.55
Resists First :  61.25 Second :  71.54
Pivot price 60.45
Supports First :  58.66 Second :  57.06
MAs MA(5) :  60.25 MA(20) :  60.14
MA(100) :  57.52 MA(250) :  54.64
MACD MACD :  0.5 Signal :  0.7
%K %D K(14,3) :  49.2 D(3) :  49.5
RSI RSI(14): 59.3
52-week High :  61.25 Low :  45.7
Price, MAs and Bollinger Bands

Price has closed above its short-term moving average. Short-term moving average is currently above mid-term; and above long-term moving average. From the relationship between price and moving averages: This stock is BULLISH in short-term; and BULLISH in mid-long term.
[ FAST ] has closed below upper band by 31.9%. Bollinger Bands are 42.9% narrower than normal. The narrow width of the bands suggests low volatility as compared to its normal range. The bands have been in this narrow range for 0 bars. This is a sign that the market may be about to initiate a new trend.

Stock Price Prediction
If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 60.2 - 60.56 60.56 - 60.91
Low: 58.62 - 59.05 59.05 - 59.47
Close: 59.31 - 59.94 59.94 - 60.55
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, 03 Dec 2023
Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) Short Interest Up 7.8% in November - MarketBeat

Sat, 02 Dec 2023
Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) Shares Bought by Thrivent Financial for ... - MarketBeat

Fri, 01 Dec 2023
London Co. of Virginia Sells 117376 Shares of Fastenal (NASDAQ ... - MarketBeat

Thu, 30 Nov 2023
Fastenal (FAST) Surpasses Market Returns: Some Facts Worth ... - Yahoo Finance

Thu, 30 Nov 2023
Nichole Harper, ’23, finds fast-tracked success with Fastenal - NIU Today

Thu, 30 Nov 2023
Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) Will Pay A US$0.38 Dividend ... - Yahoo Finance

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.
Price to Earnings:
PE, the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS).
Discounted cash flow:
DCF, a valuation method used to estimate the value of an investment based on its expected future cash flows.
Return on Assets:
ROA, indicates how profitable a company is in relation to its total assets, how efficiently uses assets to generate a profit.
Return on Equity:
ROE, a measure of financial performance calculated by dividing net income by equity. a gauge of profitability and efficiency.
Debt to Equity:
evaluate financial leverage, reflects the ability of equity to cover outstanding debts in the event of a business downturn.
Stock Basics & Statistics
Industrial Distribution
Shares Out 572 (M)
Shares Float 570 (M)
Held by Insiders 0.1 (%)
Held by Institutions 81.4 (%)
Shares Short 15,550 (K)
Shares Short P.Month 15,340 (K)
Stock Financials
EPS 1.98
EPS Est Next Qtrly 0
EPS Est This Year 0
EPS Est Next Year 0
Book Value (p.s.) 6.07
Profit Margin 15.5 %
Operating Margin 20.9 %
Return on Assets (ttm) 20.4 %
Return on Equity (ttm) 34.2 %
Qtrly Rev. Growth 2.4 %
Gross Profit (p.s.) 5.63
Sales Per Share 12.73
EBITDA (p.s.) 2.95
Qtrly Earnings Growth 4 %
Operating Cash Flow 1,380 (M)
Levered Free Cash Flow 1,010 (M)
Stock Valuations
PE Ratio 30.71
PEG Ratio 4.8
Price to Book value 10.01
Price to Sales 4.77
Price to Cash Flow 25.19
Stock Dividends
Dividend 0.34
Forward Dividend 0
Dividend Yield 0.5%
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