Fastenal Company (FAST) will report its next earnings on Jul 12 BMO. The company reported the earnings of $0.52/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.5/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 4%.
Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Fastenal Company and for the current quarter 15 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.5/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.48/share and a High Estimate of $0.52/share.
In case of Revenue Estimates, 13 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Fastenal Company as 1.12 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Fastenal Company is 1.08 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.16 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 1.01 Billion.
These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for FAST to be 13.6%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 10%. For the next 5 years, Fastenal Company is expecting Growth of 10.02% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 5.2% per annum.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Fastenal Company, where 5 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 3 analysts have given a Buy signal, 9 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)
When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Fastenal Company might touch $55 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $49.33 and $44 respectively.
Fastenal Company closed its last trading session at $42.5 with the gain of 2.16%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 12.64 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $52.74 and 52-week low of $37.70. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.48% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -0.43% and -5.79% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on 04/05/17 and 52-Week Low on 10/14/16.
The Relative Volume of the company is 1 and Average Volume (3 months) is 3.47 million. Fastenal Company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 23.79 and Forward P/E ratio of 20.71.
The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 19%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 26.9%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 21.8%.
While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Fastenal Company currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.39%, where Monthly Performance is -2.21%, Quarterly performance is -1.9%, 6 Months performance is -10.02% and yearly performance percentage is 1.02%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -7.58%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.56% and Monthly Volatility of 2.49%.