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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 0.43% today. In the last week its performance is 3.57%, and -5.26% for the past quarter. Currently, Fastenal Company, FAST has a target price of 44.57, so today’s gain of 0.43% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.18%.

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST), has a market cap of 12805.75, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 90.40%.

At the current price of 44.53, it has a dividend yield of 2.71%, and its target price is 44.57. This is with a profit margin of 13.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.2. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) has a P/E of 25.01, as well as a forward P/E of 22.66.

With a current EPS of 1.77, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.94%,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 11.44%.

Performance for the year is 6.77%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 10.21%.

Volume today for Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST), is 407739, while its average volume is 2568.36. Whilst the total gain today was 0.43%, it did have a day high of -7.21%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.35%, and 1.78% for the month. The 52-week low for Fastenal Company, FAST has been 32.11%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.33%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 24.00%, and its return on assets is 20.30%. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) has an operating margin of 21.20%. With a sales growth of 3.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Fastenal Company, FAST is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.2, and has a current ratio of 4.4 and 2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Fastenal Company? Well its PEG is 2.19, and the P/S is 3.28, along with a P/B of 7.03. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

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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