|Bid||63.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 2900|
|Day's Range||69.67 - 70.35|
|52 Week Range||47.37 - 70.36|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.59|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||26.07|
|Earnings Date||Apr 9, 2019 - Apr 15, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.72 (2.67%)|
|1y Target Est||67.00|
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Fastenal earnings just beat Q1 views for the industrial supplier. The IBD 50 stock rose to a record high.
Fastenal earnings for the first quarter of 2019 have FAST stock heading higher on Thursday.Source: Shutterstock Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) starts off its earnings report for the first quarter of the year with earnings per share of 68 cents. This is an increase over the company's earnings per share of 61 cents from the same time last year. It was also good news for FAST stock by beating out Wall Street's earnings per share estimate of 67 cents for the quarter.Net income reported in the Fastenal earnings release for the first quarter of 2019 comes in at $194.10 million. This is an 11% increase over the company's net income of $173.40 million reported in the first quarter of 2018.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe Fastenal earnings report for the first quarter of the year also includes operating income of $261.40 million. The company's operating income from the same period of the year prior was $234.50 million.Fastenal earnings for the first quarter of 2019 have revenue for the year coming in at $1.31 billion. This is up 10% from the company's revenue of $1.19 billion reported in the first quarter of the previous year. It was also a boon to FAST stock by matching analysts' revenue estimate for the period. * 7 AI Stocks to Watch with Strong Long-Term Narratives Fastenal also notes that its gross profit, as a percentage of revenue, in the first quarter of 2019 was down 100 basis points to 47.70%. The company attributes this to "impacts of customer and product mix and net inflation on product margins, higher freight costs, and lower net rebates reflecting our inventory control programs."FAST stock was up 4% as of Thursday afternoon and is up 26% since the start of the year. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * FAANNG Stocks, Ranked From Cheapest to Most Expensive * 7 Stocks With a Lot on the Line This Earnings Season * 7 Marijuana Companies: Which Pot Stocks Should You Buy? As of this writing, William White did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.Compare Brokers The post Fastenal Earnings: FAST Stock Jumps on Q1 Beat appeared first on InvestorPlace.
, an industrial supplies distributor, were rising in premarket trading Thursday after the company beat expectations on both the top and bottom lines. Earnings per share for the first quarter of 2019 were 68 cents, beating Wall Street estimates of 67 cents and rising from 61 cents in the same period last year. Sales were $1.31 billion, beating analysts' expectations of $1.30 billion, marking the fourth quarter in a row in which Fastenal beat revenue estimates.
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The industrial sector got some good news from industrial distributor Fastenal Thursday. Fastenal beat Wall Street earnings estimates and its stock reacted positively. Hopefully, that sets a pattern for upcoming industrial earnings reports.
Most importantly, in a sector that’s seen profits squeezed from higher costs, increased spending and incursions from Amazon.com Inc, Fastenal’s gross margin showed signs of stabilizing. Fastenal shares surged more than 5 percent on the news. Recall that a gross-margin miss in Fastenal’s third quarter amid higher freight, labor and interest expenses caused a panic that drove the company’s stock down more than 7 percent on earnings day and then ricocheted across the industrial sector.
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Higher construction activity and solid contribution from industrial vending and Onsite locations aid Fastenal (FAST) to post better-than-expected Q1 results.
Investing.com - Fastenal surged Thursday after the industrial company reported first-quarter earnings that topped expectations thanks to strong demand and higher pricing.
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Fastenal (FAST) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 1.49% and 0.56%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2019. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
The Winona, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of 68 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research ...
WINONA, Minn., April 11, 2019 -- Fastenal Company (Nasdaq:FAST), a leader in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies, today announced its financial.
Investing.com - Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) reported first quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday and revenue that was inline with forecasts.
WINONA, Minn., April 10, 2019 -- Fastenal Company (Nasdaq:FAST) reported its board of directors declared a dividend of $0.43 per share to be paid in cash on May 22, 2019 to.
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