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Market Cap $M12,302Revenue $M3,326Net Margin (%)13.1Z-Score19.9
Enterprise Value $M12,291EPS $1.5Operating Margin %20.9F-Score4
P/E(ttm))25.9Cash Flow Per Share $1.4Pre-tax Margin (%)20.9Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book6.510-y EBITDA Growth Rate %13.2Quick Ratio1.9Cash flow > EarningsN
Price/Sales3.45-y EBITDA Growth Rate %23.4Current Ratio4.0Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow30.9y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %6.5ROA % (ttm)21.7Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %2.4Insider Buy (3m)3ROE % (ttm)26.1Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %63.0Shares Outstanding M297ROI % (ttm)26.5Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with FAST

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
FASTRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.05%$42.7 - $50.43
($46.77)
$ 41.5-11%Sold Out0
FASTRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Buy 0.05%$45.62 - $51.89
($47.99)
$ 41.5-14%New holding, 133861 sh.133,861
FASTRay Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.12%$32.23 - $44.32
($38.79)
$ 41.57%Sold Out0
FASTRay Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.25%$29.47 - $36.63
($33.45)
$ 41.524%Reduce -67.1%244,461
FASTRuane Cunniff 2011-06-30 Reduce-3.51%$30.97 - $36.01
($32.89)
$ 41.526%Reduce -50.05%22,722,715
FASTRon Baron 2011-06-30 Reduce-0.65%$30.97 - $36.01
($32.89)
$ 41.526%Reduce -50.23%7,289,204
FASTRuane Cunniff 2011-03-31 Add3.49%$14.44 - $16.12
($15.28)
$ 41.5172%Add 98.88%11,373,114
FASTRon Baron 2011-03-31 Add0.63%$14.44 - $16.12
($15.28)
$ 41.5172%Add 96.3%3,661,607
FASTGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $14.44 - $16.12
($15.28)
$ 41.5172%Sold Out0
FASTGeorge Soros 2010-12-31 Buy $25.61 - $30.06
($27.45)
$ 41.551%New holding, 3600 sh.3,600
FASTGeorge Soros 2010-03-31 Sold Out $20.61 - $24.5
($22.29)
$ 41.586%Sold Out0
FASTGeorge Soros 2009-12-31 Buy $17.25 - $21.1
($19.06)
$ 41.5118%New holding, 5700 sh.5,700
FASTRuane Cunniff 2008-12-31 Add0.32%$15.8 - $19.94
($17.6)
$ 41.5136%Add 4.86%13,897,159
FASTSteve Mandel 2008-12-31 Sold Out -4.38%$15.8 - $19.94
($17.6)
$ 41.5136%Sold Out0
FASTSteve Mandel 2008-09-30 Reduce-1.09%$21.34 - $26.81
($24.8)
$ 41.567%Reduce -24.95%4,593,772
FASTRuane Cunniff 2008-03-31 Add0.32%$16.71 - $22.88
($20.05)
$ 41.5107%Add 6.24%13,475,821
FASTRon Baron 2008-03-31 Add0.27%$16.71 - $22.88
($20.05)
$ 41.5107%Add 20.98%5,622,850
FASTSteve Mandel 2007-12-31 Add0.91%$19.13 - $22.43
($20.65)
$ 41.5101%Add 29.32%7,879,607
FASTRon Baron 2007-03-31 Add0.24%$17.38 - $18.99
($18.1)
$ 41.5129%Add 45.19%3,956,400
FASTRon Baron 2006-09-30 Add0.35%$16.53 - $19.87
($18.3)
$ 41.5127%Add 38.89%1,000,000
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

FAST is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
FAST Ruane Cunniff 2014-06-3020,803,5497.015.5-0.09%
FAST Ron Baron 2014-06-304,392,1631.480.86-0.11%
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FAST: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Polipnick Gary A.Executive Vice President 2014-07-23Buy2,500$44.55-4.4view
Ancius Michael JDirector 2014-07-22Buy250$45.14-5.65view
OBERTON WILLARD DCEO 2014-07-15Buy2,000$45.14-5.65view
KIERLIN ROBERT AFormer Director 2014-06-05Sell60,000$49.17-13.38view
Jansen James CExecutive Vice President 2014-06-04Sell10,000$49.41-13.8view
KIERLIN ROBERT AFormer Director 2014-05-07Sell30,000$48.65-12.46view
KIERLIN ROBERT AFormer Director 2014-04-23Sell70,000$49.77-14.43view
Ancius Michael JDirector 2014-01-30Buy120$44.3-3.86view
Heise Rita J.Director 2014-01-30Buy1,000$44.27-3.79view
LUNDQUIST NICHOLAS JExecutive Vice-President 2014-01-27Buy4,000$44.79-4.91view

Press Releases about FAST :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about FAST:

    News about FAST:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
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    10 Years of Google and the Importance of Long-Term Thinking Aug 28 2014 
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    W.W. Grainger (GWW) Dividend Stock Analysis Aug 01 2014 
    Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: OPK, QTET, MIC, FAST, OCRX Jul 21 2014 
    Review of the week’s big stories Jul 13 2014 
    Importance of ROIC Part 2: Compounders and Cheap Stocks Jun 04 2014 
    Why I Feel Bearish About Fastenal Apr 09 2014 


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