NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with the commitment to dynamically provide members with timely information, WallStEquities.com has issued free tailored Stock Review on HDS, FAST, GWW, and MSM which is a click away at www.wallstequities.com/registration. Industrial machinery wholesalers seek markets with a strong manufacturing base and countries experiencing high growth in manufacturing, according to a First Research report. In terms of GDP, the wealthiest regions are the European Union, the US, China, India, and Japan. This morning, WallStEquities.com features the following Industrial Equipment Wholesalers: HD Supply Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ : HDS ), Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ : FAST ), W.W. Grainger Inc. (NYSE : GWW ), and MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (NYSE : MSM ). Free Downloads on Wall St. Equities today, sign up now and access these stocks' research reports at: www.wallstequities.com/registration
HD Supply Holdings
HD Supply Holdings Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.29% higher at $38.50 with a total trading volume of 2.32 million shares. Over the last month and the previous three months, the Company's shares have advanced 9.59% and 15.30%, respectively. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.28% and 7.06%, respectively. Moreover, shares of HD Supply, which operates as an industrial distributor in North America, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 60.97.
On December 05th, 2017, HD Supply reported its results for the quarter ended October 29th, 2017. Net sales were $1.4 billion for Q3 2017, gross profit increased to $542 million, and operating income increased to $182 million. Net income for the quarter increased to $452 million, and adjusted EBITDA increased to $214 million. Free Access to this morning's research report on HDS at: www.wallstequities.com/registration/?symbol=HDS
Shares in Winona, Minnesota headquartered Fastenal Co. climbed 0.81%, ending yesterday's session at $53.71. A total volume of 3.54 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.42 million shares. The stock has gained 10.81% in the past month, 21.52% in the previous three months, and 14.33% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 9.56% above their 50-day moving average and 16.74% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Fastenal, which together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the US, Canada, and internationally, has an RSI of 64.70. Find your free research report FAST at: www.wallstequities.com/registration/?symbol=FAST
On Monday, Lake Forest, Illinois-based W.W. Grainger Inc.'s stock saw a slight correction of 0.02%, to close the day at $229.92. A total volume of 715,734 shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 15.83% in the last one month and 34.75% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 12.76% and 20.09% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of W.W. Grainger, which distributes maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, have an RSI of 68.73.
On December 12th, 2017, W.W. Grainger announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Lucas E. Watson to the Board, effective that day. Watson, age 46, is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Sales Officer for Intuit Inc., where he is responsible for building the financial software company's brands and leading its global sales and go-to-market efforts. Sign up today for the free research report on GWW at: www.wallstequities.com/registration/?symbol=GWW
MSC Industrial Direct
Shares in Melville, New York headquartered MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. ended the day 1.21% higher at $92.81. A total volume of 322,879 shares was traded. The stock has gained 15.08% in the last one month, 27.66% in the previous three months, and 0.45% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 12.87% and 12.08%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes various ranges of metalworking and MRO products primarily in the US, Canada, and the UK, have an RSI of 70.66.
On December 06th, 2017, MSC Industrial Supply Co., a subsidiary of MSC Industrial Direct, announced that it will webcast a conference call on January 10th, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. ET to review its Q1 FY18 results and current operations. The earnings release, webcast, presentation slides, and operational statistics will be broadcast live on the Company's website.
On December 15th, 2017, research firm Northcoast upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. Wall St. Equities' research coverage also includes the downloadable free report on MSM at: www.wallstequities.com/registration/?symbol=MSM
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