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Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

2018-01-17 247wallst
Wednesday was an incredible day for the U.S. markets. Once again all three of the major averages hit all-time highs. Although we are only about two weeks into the new year, this is easily the best trading day for the markets in 2018. Crude oil started made a small recovery on Wednesday. The S&P 500 sectors were all positive. The best performing sectors were technology, consumer staples, and health care up 1. (4-0)

Top 3 Picks In The Industrial Sector For 2018

2017-12-19 seekingalpha
While you are probably busy shopping for your Xmas gifts, I’m spending my days reviewing what happened in 2017. This is a time of reflection to understand what happened and look forward to 2018 perspectives. Before the Holiday Season, I will cover each industry and select three dividend growth stocks I think will do well in the upcoming year. Make sure to follow me if you want to be aware when each part is published. (58-0)

3 Stocks to Buy Before the Shorts Get Squeezed

2017-12-13 investorplace
With earnings season over and the likelihood of a tax reform deal baked into stock prices, some traders are wondering if there are any other catalysts that can drive stocks higher — yes, short squeeze stocks! (3-0)

Why Is Fastenal (FAST) Up 6.9% Since the Last Earnings Report?

2017-11-13 zacks
More than a month has gone by since the last earnings report for Fastenal Company (FAST - Free Report) . Shares have added about 6.9% in that time frame, outperforming the market. (18-0)

GE's Dividend: Making the Cut - Bloomberg Gadfly

2017-11-11 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (89-0)

What's in the Cards for Gap (GPS) This Earnings Season?

2017-11-09 zacks
Gap Inc. (GPS - Free Report) is slated to release third-quarter fiscal 2017 results on Nov 16. The question lingering in investors’ minds is, whether this leading specialty retailer will be able to deliver a positive earnings surprise in the soon-to-be reported quarter. The company’s earnings have outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate in three of the trailing four quarters, with an average beat of 9. (17-0)

Better Late Than Never For MSC Industrial

2017-11-02 seekingalpha
MSC delivered some much-needed good news, with strong organic daily sales growth and less margin pressure than feared. (160-0)

Fastenal's Gross Margin Decline Should Not Be Focal Point Of Q3 Earnings

2017-10-18 seekingalpha
Fastenal's (NASDAQ: FAST) 3Q 2017 Earnings Report was initially jeered by the market as shares fell as much as 5% before reversing course ending the day slightly lower than they opened. The primary reason for the drop upon market open was because FAST's gross margin fell 20 basis points year-over-year, and 70 basis points sequentially, to 49.1%. A fall in gross margin is understandably troubling but I think the drop is not as important as some reports make it seem, including this brief summary on Seeking Alpha. (1-0)

Earnings Review and Free Research Report: Fastenal's Sales Jumped 11.8%; EPS Advanced 14%

2017-10-16 accesswire
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / October 16, 2017 / Pro-Trader Daily has just published a free post-earnings coverage on Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ: FAST), which can be viewed by registering at, following the Company's disclosure of its third quarter fiscal 2017 financial results on October 11, 2017. The maker of industrial and construction fasteners topped sales expectation while it met earnings estimates. (16-0)

Wedgewood Partners Q3'17 Client Letter - The Bull Market In Everything

2017-10-15 seekingalpha
Wedgewood Partners letter to investors for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017, "The Bull Market in Everything." (499-0)

Fastenal Company 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2017-10-12 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by Fastenal Company in conjunction with their 2017 Q3 earnings call. (1-0)

Fastenal's (FAST) CEO Dan Florness on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-10-11 seekingalpha
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Fastenal Company 2017 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will be given at that time. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference call may be recorded. (1-0)

Top 'Safer' Dividend Contender Dog Is Consumer Cyclical, Brinker By Gains For September

2017-10-11 seekingalpha
25 of 80 Dividend Contenders (10-24 annual dividend hikes) were tagged as 'safer' because they showed positive annual-returns, and free cash-flow yields larger than their dividend yields 9/29/17. (43-1)

Fastenal's (FAST) Q3 Earnings in Line, Gross Margin Down

2017-10-11 zacks
Fastenal Company’s (FAST - Free Report) earnings of 50 cents per share in the third quarter of 2017 were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Earnings also grew 13.4% year over year. Sales Detail Net sales of $1.13 billion were in line the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Sales grew 11.8% year over year driven by higher units owing to improvement in underlying market demand and growth in industrial vending business and existing Onsite locations. (17-0)

Fastenal (FAST) Meets Q3 Earnings & Revenue Estimates

2017-10-11 zacks
Fastenal Company (FAST - Free Report) is a national wholesale distributor of industrial and construction supplies. It distributes its products through company-owned stores mostly located in North America. The company has gradually grown from a fastener distributor to a full-line industrial supplier. Investors should note that the recent earnings estimate for FAST has remained stable in the last 30 days. (42-0)

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