Commonwealth Equity Services Has Cut O Reilly Automotive New (ORLY) Holding By $1.57 Million; 8 Analysts Are Bullish Fastenal Company (FAST) Last Week

July 18, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Commonwealth Equity Services Inc decreased O Reilly Automotive Inc New (ORLY) stake by 39.48% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc sold 5,630 shares as O Reilly Automotive Inc New (ORLY)’s stock declined 6.25%. The Commonwealth Equity Services Inc holds 8,630 shares with $2.40 million value, down from 14,260 last quarter. O Reilly Automotive Inc New now has $16.84B valuation. The stock increased 0.69% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $185.5. About 16 shares traded. O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) has declined 1.60% since July 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.30% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Fastenal had 39 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Longbow upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $55 target in Friday, June 2 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 14 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, December 5 by William Blair. Credit Suisse initiated Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) on Tuesday, September 15 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by William Blair given on Friday, September 4. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4900 target in Tuesday, July 11 report. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, March 22 report. Credit Suisse reinitiated the shares of FAST in report on Friday, June 17 with “Neutral” rating. BMO Capital Markets initiated Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) rating on Tuesday, April 5. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $50 target. The stock of Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. See Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) latest ratings:

13/07/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $46.0000 Maintain
13/07/2017 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Strong Buy Upgrade
12/07/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
11/07/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $49.0000 Maintain
06/06/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0000
06/06/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $49.0000 Maintain
02/06/2017 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $54.0000 Initiate
02/06/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral New Target: $46 Initiates Coverage On
02/06/2017 Broker: Longbow Rating: Buy New Target: $55 Upgrade
19/04/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade

Analysts await O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) to report earnings on July, 26 after the close. They expect $2.93 EPS, up 10.57% or $0.28 from last year’s $2.65 per share. ORLY’s profit will be $265.99 million for 15.83 P/E if the $2.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.60 actual EPS reported by O’Reilly Automotive Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.69% EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. O’Reilly Automotive had 41 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 5. The stock of O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, January 18 by Guggenheim. Susquehanna downgraded O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) on Tuesday, June 20 to “Neutral” rating. The company was initiated on Friday, April 15 by Gabelli. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, February 11. Wedbush downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, May 30 report. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Friday, July 7 to “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Friday, April 29 by RBC Capital Markets. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of ORLY in report on Thursday, July 6 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Friday, August 21.

Since February 13, 2017, it had 3 insider purchases, and 17 insider sales for $40.65 million activity. HENSLEE GREGORY L had sold 10,000 shares worth $2.75 million. OREILLY DAVID E also sold $6.26 million worth of O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) on Friday, May 19. $8.60 million worth of O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) was sold by OREILLY LAWRENCE P. HENDRICKSON THOMAS also sold $152,483 worth of O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) on Tuesday, February 21. Shares for $6,688 were bought by LAURO JEFFREY ALAN on Friday, February 17. JOHNSON GREGORY D had sold 2,000 shares worth $538,494. BECKHAM BRAD W had sold 8,000 shares worth $2.16 million.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.64 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.04, from 0.68 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 70 investors sold ORLY shares while 270 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 167 raised stakes. 80.75 million shares or 0.08% less from 80.82 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The New Jersey-based Financial Architects Inc has invested 0.01% in O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY). Menta Capital Ltd reported 3,360 shares stake. Ontario – Canada-based Breton Hill Cap Ltd has invested 0.3% in O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY). First Natl Tru stated it has 2,322 shares. Plante Moran Fin Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0.09% in O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY). Sei Invs holds 115,997 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi owns 0.08% invested in O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) for 19,873 shares. Thompson Davis And Inc reported 77 shares. Winslow Management Limited has 1.04M shares. 196,750 are held by California State Teachers Retirement Sys. Pr Herzig & has 1.59% invested in O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY). Oregon Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.15% in O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY). Eulav Asset Management reported 0.96% stake. Signature Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.86% in O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY). Raymond James & Associate stated it has 0.16% in O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY).

Commonwealth Equity Services Inc increased Stryker Corp (NYSE:SYK) stake by 7,786 shares to 94,278 valued at $11.30 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Spdr S&P Midcap 400 Etf Tr (MDY) stake by 6,664 shares and now owns 178,974 shares. Digital Rlty Tr Inc (NYSE:DLR) was raised too.

Fastenal Company is engaged in wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies. The company has market cap of $12.21 billion. The Firm is engaged in fastener distribution, and non-fastener maintenance and supply business. It has a 23.29 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it distributed these supplies through a network of approximately 2,500 stores.

Since February 17, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 1 sale for $458,152 activity. Lewis Holden bought 1,000 shares worth $43,760. OBERTON WILLARD D sold $501,912 worth of Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) on Friday, February 17.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.17, from 1.03 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 53 investors sold Fastenal Company shares while 178 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 189 raised stakes. 227.29 million shares or 5.55% more from 215.34 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. M&T Comml Bank reported 62,482 shares. Comerica Bank stated it has 0.05% in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST). Evercore Wealth Management Ltd Liability Com holds 7,141 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Wellington Management Grp Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.16% or 13.17M shares. Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Llc has invested 0.03% in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST). Fjarde Ap stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST). Fincl Serv reported 0.15% in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST). Hartford Mgmt Co holds 0.06% or 69,817 shares. Boston Rech Mngmt Inc reported 71,284 shares or 1.9% of all its holdings. Bankshares Of America Corporation De stated it has 0.04% in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST). Hussman Strategic Advisors holds 0.03% or 2,900 shares in its portfolio. Leavell Inv Mngmt holds 0.1% or 15,250 shares. Mckinley Carter Wealth Svcs Inc reported 0.88% stake. Norinchukin Fincl Bank The holds 0.02% in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) or 17,535 shares. Cacti Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 0.03% invested in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) for 7,395 shares.

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