Stocks Roundup: Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST), American Express Company (NYSE:AXP)


Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST)

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) represented a move of 0.8 percent or $-0.46 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $55.13. 2.9 Million Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 2.73 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 15.82 Billion.

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies primarily under the Fastenal name. The company’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. It also offers miscellaneous supplies and hardware, including various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market comprising original equipment manufacturers; maintenance, repair, and operations; and non-residential construction market, which include general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors.

The stock traded between $46.72 and $61.14 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 3.28. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) is currently showing an INCREASING volatility over a period of 10-Days while the 20-Days Volatility showing a DECREASING trend.

Right now, the stock has a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $-0.4 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $1.43. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 220.67 and Price to Book of 6.83.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 2.6 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) reported its Actual EPS of $0.69/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Fastenal Company could bring EPS of $0.67/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.02 Percent. Thus showing an Earnings Surprise of 3 Percent.

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP)

In the last trading session, American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) added its value by 1.11% closing at the price of $108.5. The stock currently has market capitalization of 92.98 Billion, with average volume of 3.16 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) is showing beta of 1.05. This particular value of beta suggests that American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has historically moved 105% for every 100% move in the benchmark, based on price level.

EPS is another important factor while making the decision of buying, selling or holding of particular share. Currently EPS for American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) is at $7.2.

The stock currently has RSI of 61.53. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30, currently the given RSI for the stock suggests that the stock is average and it has not entered in overbought or oversold territory.

American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. American Express is the only company with a strong, global presence across the entire payments chain. They are the world’s largest card issuer, the premium network for high-spending card members, a processor of millions of transactions daily, and a partner that provides business-building services to a worldwide merchant base.

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) topped its 52-week high price of $111.77 on 09/20/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $ 87.54 on 02/09/18. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 15.07 and Weekly volatility of 1.77% and monthly volatility of 2.17% respectively.