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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) which is in the industry Industrial Equipment Wholesale, gaining -0.29% today. In the last week its performance is -4.50%, and -9.67% for the past quarter. Currently, Fastenal Company, FAST has a target price of 41.89, so today’s gain of -0.29% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.02%.

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST), has a market cap of 11027.1, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 85.20%.

At the current price of 38.16, it has a dividend yield of 3.14%, and its target price is 41.89. This is with a profit margin of 12.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.23. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) has a P/E of 22.22, as well as a forward P/E of 21.26.

With a current EPS of 1.72, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.85%,Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 14.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.28%.

Performance for the year is 6.06%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is -4.46%.

Volume today for Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST), is 2154200, while its average volume is 2478.18. Whilst the total gain today was -0.29%, it did have a day high of -14.38%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.08%, and 1.97% for the month. The 52-week low for Fastenal Company, FAST has been 11.11%, while the 52-week-high has reached -22.60%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 24.00%, and its return on assets is 18.70%. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) has an operating margin of 20.10%. With a sales growth of 1.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Fastenal Company, FAST is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.23, and has a current ratio of 5.4 and 2.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Fastenal Company? Well its PEG is 2.69, and the P/S is 2.8, along with a P/B of 5.77. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 75.01.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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