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Fastenal Company (FAST)
48.055  0.525 (1.1%) 08-05 16:00
Open: 47.54 Pre. Close: 47.53
High: 48.21 Low: 47.49
Volume: 2,092,646 Market Cap: 27,566M
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.
Prices Prediction (Update @5:00pm)
If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 48.239 - 48.382 48.382 - 48.541
Low: 47.052 - 47.228 47.228 - 47.425
Close: 47.749 - 48.015 48.015 - 48.313
Stock Technical Analysis
Overall:     
Target: Six months: 56.31
One year: 65.77
Support: Support1: 44.61
Support2: 42.38
Resistance: Resistance1: 48.21
Resistance2: 56.31
Pivot: 46.04
Moving Averages: MA(5): 47.40
MA(20): 45.37
MA(100): 39.11
MA(250): 36.52
MACD: MACD(12,26): 1.35
Signal(12,26,9): 1.20
%K %D: %K(14,3): 93.24
%D(3): 94.42
RSI: RSI(14): 75.14
52-Week: High: 48.21
Low: 26.72
Change(%): 61.6
Average Vol(K): 3-Month: 424211
10-Days: 348321
Price, MAs and Bollinger Bands
Price and moving averages has closed above its Short term moving average. Short term moving average is currently above mid-term; AND above long term moving averages. From the relationship between price and moving averages; we can see that: This stock is BULLISH in short-term; and BULLISH in mid-long term.

FAST has closed below upper band by 8.8%. Bollinger Bands are 0.4% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices.
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Stock News
Wed, 05 Aug 2020
$FAST Technical Short Put Spread Fade the Dip Trade and Trigger - CML News

Wed, 05 Aug 2020
Industrials stock Fastenal is bucking sector weakness, but trader sees better opportunities - CNBC

Tue, 04 Aug 2020
Fastenal Company (FAST) is 10.87% away from 50-day simple Moving Average despite all headwinds - News Daemon

Mon, 03 Aug 2020
Turning Point Brands, Hilton Grand Vacations, Fastenal, Denbury Resources and Deere & Company highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day - Yahoo Finance

Fri, 24 Jul 2020
Has Fastenal (FAST) Outpaced Other Retail-Wholesale Stocks This Year? - Yahoo Finance

Thu, 23 Jul 2020
Just Three Days Till Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) Will Be Trading Ex-Dividend - Yahoo Finance

Financial Analysis
Growth
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Profitability
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Solvency
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Stock Basics & Statistics
Exchange:  Nasdaq Global Select
Sector:  Industrials
Industry:  Industrial Distribution
Shares Out. (M) 572.82
Shares Float (M) 571.44
% Held by Insiders 0.33
% Held by Institutions 85.44
Shares Short (K) 17810
Shares Short Prior Month (K) 21220
Stock Financials
EPS 1.450
Book Value (p.s.) 4.850
Profit Margin 15.07
Operating Margin 20.02
Return on Assets (ttm) 17.7
Return on Equity (ttm) 31.5
Qtrly Rev. Growth 10.3
Gross Profit (p.s.) 4.399
Sales Per Share 9.654
EBITDA (p.s.) 2.200
Qtrly Earnings Growth 16.80
Operating Cash Flow (M) 1000.00
Levered Free Cash Flow (M) 625.70
Stock Valuation
PE Ratio 33.14
PEG Ratio 3.20
Price to Book value 9.91
Price to Sales 4.98
Price to Cash Flow 27.53
Stock Dividends
Dividend 0.940
Dividend Yield 0.02
Dividend Growth

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