Technical Analysis for FAST - Fastenal Company

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
D 49.62 0.38% 0.19
FAST closed down 1.63 percent on Monday, January 30, 2023, on 79 percent of normal volume. It was able to find support at its 50 day moving average. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Trading Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Down Flat Up

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
50 DMA Support Bullish 0.38%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 0.38%
Weak + Overbought Other 0.38%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.38%
Gapped Down Weakness 0.38%
Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish -1.25%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other -1.25%
Weak + Overbought Other -1.25%
Overbought Stochastic Strength -1.25%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength -1.25%

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Alert Time
50 DMA Support about 21 hours ago
Fell Below 50 DMA about 21 hours ago
Fell Below Previous Day's Low about 21 hours ago
Possible Inside Day about 22 hours ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown 1 day ago

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Fastenal Company Description

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. Its 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; and miscellaneous supplies and hardware consisting of various pins and machinery keys, concrete anchors, metal framing systems, wire ropes, strut products, rivets, and related accessories. The company serves the manufacturing market that comprise original equipment manufacturers, and maintenance and repair operations, as well as other users, such as farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies, federal, state and local governmental entities, schools, and retail trades; and construction market, which include general, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, and road contractors. As of December 31, 2012, it operated 2,700 company-owned or leased stores. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.


Sector: Industrials
Industry: Industrial Distribution
Keywords: S&P 500 Mining Nasdaq 100 Construction Plumbing Fasteners Metalworking Sheet Metal Manufacturing Market Metal Framing

Is FAST a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 60.735
52 Week Low 43.73
Average Volume 3,332,968
200-Day Moving Average 50.50
50-Day Moving Average 49.41
20-Day Moving Average 48.44
10-Day Moving Average 48.89
Average True Range 1.23
RSI 54.13
ADX 10.59
+DI 18.59
-DI 19.75
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 46.85
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 49.38
Upper Bollinger Bands 50.50
Lower Bollinger Band 46.39
Percent B (%b) 0.74
BandWidth 8.49
MACD Line 0.24
MACD Signal Line -0.01
MACD Histogram 0.2542
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 28.38 Billion
Num Shares 574 Million
EPS 1.46
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 33.86
Price-to-Sales 4.90
Price-to-Book 9.42
PEG Ratio 2.99
Dividend 1.00
Dividend Yield 2.02%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 50.98
Resistance 3 (R3) 51.11 50.74 50.72
Resistance 2 (R2) 50.74 50.34 50.67 50.63
Resistance 1 (R1) 50.08 50.10 49.90 49.95 50.55
Pivot Point 49.71 49.71 49.61 49.64 49.71
Support 1 (S1) 49.05 49.31 48.87 48.92 48.31
Support 2 (S2) 48.68 49.07 48.61 48.23
Support 3 (S3) 48.02 48.68 48.14
Support 4 (S4) 47.89