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The last trading session of 2016 on December 30, 2016, saw benchmark US indices in red as the NASDAQ Composite ended the day down 0.90%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.29% lower, and the S&P 500 closed down 0.46%. At the closing bell last Friday, eight out of nine sectors were in bearish territories, prompting Stock-callers.com on Tuesday morning to assess the following Industrial Equipment Wholesale stocks: HD Supply Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HDS), Fastenal Company (NASDAQ: FAST), W.W. Grainger Inc. (NYSE: GWW), and WESCO International Inc. (NYSE: WCC). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Atlanta, Georgia headquartered HD Supply Holdings Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session 0.54% lower at $42.51 with a total volume of 1.16 million shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, HD Supply Holdings' shares have gained 8.33% and 32.93%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has surged 41.56% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 12.11% and 21.46%, respectively. Shares of HD Supply Holdings, which operates as an industrial distributor in North America, are trading at a PE ratio of 7.58. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.70.
On December 20th, 2016, research firm Morgan Stanley upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Equal-Weight' to 'Overweight'. See our free and comprehensive research report on HDS at:
Winona, Minnesota headquartered Fastenal Co.'s stock edged 0.49% lower, to close the day at $46.98. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.47 million shares. Fastenal's shares have gained 13.32% in the previous three months and 18.53% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 5.23% and 7.18% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the US, Canada, and internationally, are trading at a PE ratio of 27.38. The stock has an RSI of 52.96. FAST free research report PDF is just a click away at:
On Friday, shares in Lake Forest, Illinois-based W.W. Grainger Inc. ended the session 0.55% lower at $232.25 with a total volume of 319,781 shares traded. W.W. Grainger's shares have advanced 0.73% in the last one month and 3.89% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has gained 17.27% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which distributes maintenance, repair, and operating supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions, are trading at a PE ratio of 20.88. The stock is trading 3.95% above its 50-day moving average and 3.91% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have an RSI of 52.28. Sign up for your complimentary report on GWW at:
On Friday, shares in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania headquartered WESCO International Inc. recorded a trading volume of 346,585 shares. The stock ended the day 1.41% lower at $66.55. Shares of the Company, which distributes electrical, industrial, and communication maintenance, repair, and operating products; and original equipment manufacturers products and construction materials in North America and internationally, are trading at a PE ratio of 31.98. WESCO International's stock has gained 8.23% in the last one month and 52.36% in the previous one year. The Company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.86% and 13.32%, respectively. Furthermore, WESCO International's shares have an RSI of 47.83.
On December 14th, 2016, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Sector Perform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $61 a share to $66 a share. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on WCC at:
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