Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) Analyst Ratings as of Apr 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 - By Elizabeth Jones

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During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.05. That’s change of 0.25, from 2017Q3’s 1.3. 37 investors sold all, 215 reduced holdings as Fastenal Company ratio is negative. 174 rose positions while 91 funds acquired positions. Funds hold 232.28 million shares thus 0.94% less from 2017Q3’s 234.48 million shares.
Hl Services Ltd Liability Corp invested in 1.9% or 1.79 million shs. Ledyard Comml Bank reported 0.48% of its capital in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST). Cibc World Corp holds 79,470 shs. California State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 487,968 shs. Vanguard Group Incorporated holds 32.14 million shs or 0.08% of its capital. First Business Inc holds 15,688 shs. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.05% in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) or 422,532 shs. California Pub Employees Retirement System invested 0.05% of its capital in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST). Quantitative Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 25,900 shs. Bokf Na holds 0.04% or 26,423 shs in its capital. Marathon Asset Mngmt Llp holds 711,244 shs. Asset Mgmt One Co Limited, a Japan-based fund reported 452,326 shs. Hsbc Hldgs Public Ltd Com invested 0.09% of its capital in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST). Massmutual Trust Fsb Adv reported 0.06% stake. Global X Mngmt Ltd Liability Company has 0.03% invested in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) for 20,400 shs.

Fastenal Company registered $2.06 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 4 sales since December 15, 2017. Another trade for 26,250 shs valued at $1.48 million was made by Miller Charles S. on Thursday, January 25. 242 Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) shs with value of $14,036 were sold by Jansen James C. $140,793 worth of Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) was sold by Polipnick Gary A..

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 12 have positions in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) as follows: 7 rated it a “Buy”, 1 with “Sell” and 4 with “Hold”. The positive are 58%. Since November 13, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Fastenal Company has 30 analyst reports. On Thursday, January 18 the stock has “Hold” rating by Susquehanna. On Friday, January 12 the firm has “Hold” rating by Susquehanna given. On Monday, April 9 BMO Capital Markets maintained Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $5700 target. On Wednesday, January 17 Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of FAST in report to “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, January 17 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 17. On Tuesday, April 3 Stifel Nicolaus maintained Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, April 12 the company was maintained by Robert W. Baird. On Monday, January 8 the stock of Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets. In Monday, January 8 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $53.0 target. Listed here are Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) PTs and latest ratings.

12/04/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $58.0000 Maintain
12/04/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $54.0000 Maintain
12/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $56.0000 Maintain
12/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $53.0000 Maintain
12/04/2018 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy New Target: $62.0000
12/04/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $49.0000 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0000 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $57.0000 Maintain
03/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $54 New Target: $55 Maintain
19/03/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $59.0 Maintain

Its shares touched $50.67 on during the last trading session after 1.18% change.Currently Fastenal Company is uptrending after 5.62% change in last April 17, 2017. FAST has 3.09M shares volume. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 5.93%.

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally.The company has $14.58 billion market cap. It offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies primarily under the Fastenal name.The P/E ratio is 23.57. The companyÂ’s fastener products include threaded fasteners, such as bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, which are used in manufactured products and building projects, as well as in the maintenance and repair of machines and structures.

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