One of the S&P 500’s big losers for Tuesday January 19 was Fastenal Co. (FAST). The company’s stock fell 2.95% to $36.56 on volume of 4.48 million shares.
The stock opened the day at 38.05 and traded between a low of $36.36 and a high of $38.44. The stock finished the day down $1.11 per share. Fastenal Co. has an average daily volume of 2.9 million and a total float of 289.7 million shares. The 50-day SMA for Fastenal Co. is $39.96 and its 200-day SMA is $39.96. The high for the stock over the last 52 weeks is $46.79 and the low is $34.45.
Fastenal Co is engaged in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in North America. The Company offers bolts, nuts, screws, studs, and related washers, and miscellaneous supplies and hardware.
Fastenal Co. is centered in Winona, MN, and has 18,417 employees. Today’s trading day leaves the company with a market cap of $10.59 billionwith a P/E Ratio of 21.3. The company has a P/S ratio of 2.82, P/B ratio of 5.94, and a 168.7.
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