Let’s start up with the current stock price of Fastenal Company (FAST), which is $47.61 to be very precise. The Stock rose vividly during the last session to $48.15 after opening rate of $47.71 while the lowest price it went was recorded $47.43 before closing at $47.65.
Recently in News on October 13, 2020, Fastenal Company Reports 2020 Third Quarter Earnings. Fastenal Company (Nasdaq:FAST), a leader in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. Except for share and per share information, or as otherwise noted below, dollar amounts are stated in millions. Share and per share information in this release, and in the financial statements attached to this release, has been adjusted to reflect the two-for-one stock split effective at the close of business on May 22, 2019. Throughout this document, percentage and dollar calculations, which are based on non-rounded dollar values, may not be able to be recalculated using the dollar values included in this document due to the rounding of those dollar values. You can read further details here
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Fastenal Company had a pretty favorable run when it comes to the market performance. The 1-year high price for the company’s stock is recorded $49.86 on 09/02/20, with the lowest value was $26.72 for the same time period, recorded on 03/23/20.
Fastenal Company (FAST) full year performance was 33.25%
Price records that include history of low and high prices in the period of 52 weeks can tell a lot about the stock’s existing status and the future performance. Presently, Fastenal Company shares are logging -4.51% during the 52-week period from high price, and 78.21% higher than the lowest price point for the same timeframe. The stock’s price range for the 52-week period managed to maintain the performance between $26.72 and $49.86.
The company’s shares, operating in the sector of Industrials managed to top a trading volume set approximately around 2653859 for the day, which was evidently lower, when compared to the average daily volumes of the shares.
When it comes to the year-to-date metrics, the Fastenal Company (FAST) recorded performance in the market was 28.85%, having the revenues showcasing -1.22% on a quarterly basis in comparison with the same period year before. At the time of this writing, the total market value of the company is set at 26.64B, as it employees total of 20336 workers.
The Analysts eye on Fastenal Company (FAST)
During the last month, 2 analysts gave the Fastenal Company a BUY rating, 1 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 10 analysts were recommending to HOLD this stock, 0 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 3 of the polled analysts provided SELL rating.
According to the data provided on Barchart.com, the moving average of the company in the 100-day period was set at 45.79, with a change in the price was noted +5.69. In a similar fashion, Fastenal Company posted a movement of +13.57% for the period of last 100 days, recording 3,505,231 in trading volumes.
Total Debt to Equity Ratio (D/E) can also provide valuable insight into the company’s financial health and market status. The debt to equity ratio can be calculated by dividing the present total liabilities of a company by shareholders’ equity. Debt to Equity thus makes a valuable metrics that describes the debt, company is using in order to support assets, correlating with the value of shareholders’ equity The total Debt to Equity ratio for FAST is recording 0.14 at the time of this writing. In addition, long term Debt to Equity ratio is set at 0.13.
Technical rundown of Fastenal Company (FAST)
Raw Stochastic average of Fastenal Company in the period of last 50 days is set at 74.23%. The result represents improvement in oppose to Raw Stochastic average for the period of the last 20 days, recording 74.23%. In the last 20 days, the company’s Stochastic %K was 79.36% and its Stochastic %D was recorded 76.93%.
Considering, the past performance of Fastenal Company, multiple moving trends are noted. Year-to-date Price performance of the company’s stock appears to be pessimistic, given the fact the metric is recording 28.85%. Additionally, trading for the stock in the period of the last six months notably improved by 22.99%, alongside a boost of 33.25% for the period of the last 12 months. The shares increased approximately by 0.78% in the 7-day charts and went down by 5.71% in the period of the last 30 days. Common stock shares were lifted by -1.22% during last recorded quarter.