Century Casinos, Inc. (CNTY) Reaches $8.11 After 8.00% Down Move; Fastenal Co (FAST) Has 1.05 Sentiment

March 14, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

The stock of Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNTY) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 2.29% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $8.11. About 70,762 shares traded. Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNTY) has risen 33.22% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.52% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $232.94M company. It was reported on Mar, 14 by Barchart.com. We have $7.46 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:CNTY worth $18.64 million less.

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company has market cap of $16.64 billion. It offers fasteners, and other industrial and construction supplies primarily under the Fastenal name. It has a 28.8 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’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.

Mcdonald Capital Investors Inc Ca holds 8.89% of its portfolio in Fastenal Company for 2.29 million shares. Bares Capital Management Inc. owns 3.66 million shares or 7.53% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Wedgewood Partners Inc has 5.76% invested in the company for 3.70 million shares. The California-based Route One Investment Company L.P. has invested 5.46% in the stock. Marshfield Associates, a -based fund reported 1.57 million shares.

Analysts await Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) to report earnings on April, 11. They expect $0.60 earnings per share, up 30.43% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.46 per share. FAST’s profit will be $172.59 million for 24.10 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by Fastenal Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 33.33% EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 40% of Fastenal’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Fastenal, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $50.0 while the high is $50.0. The stock’s average target of $50 is -13.54% below today’s ($57.83) share price. FAST was included in 5 notes of analysts from August 26, 2016. On Thursday, January 19 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight” on Thursday, January 5. Avondale upgraded the stock to “Mkt Outperform” rating in Thursday, January 12 report. On Friday, August 26 the stock rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Neutral”. The company was downgraded on Friday, October 14 by Argus Research.

The stock increased 0.12% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $57.83. About 368,692 shares traded. Fastenal Company (FAST) has declined 2.09% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.79% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $2.52 million activity.

Among 4 analysts covering Century Casinos (NASDAQ:CNTY), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Century Casinos had 5 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 11. The stock of Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNTY) earned “Buy” rating by Singular Research on Tuesday, November 24. The company was initiated on Wednesday, September 20 by Roth Capital.

Century Casinos, Inc. operates as a casino entertainment firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $232.94 million. The firm develops and operates gaming establishments, as well as related lodging, restaurant, horse racing, and entertainment facilities. It has a 33.79 P/E ratio. It owns and operates casinos in North America and Poland; a racetrack and entertainment center in Canada; and pari-mutuel off-track betting network in southern Alberta, Canada.

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