MSA Safety Incorporporated Company Profile (NYSE:MSA)

About MSA Safety Incorporporated

MSA Safety Incorporporated logoMine Safety Appliances Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and supply of products that protect people's health and safety. The Company's line of safety products is used by workers worldwide in the fire service, homeland security, oil and gas, construction and other industries, as well as the military. Its product offering includes self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBAs), gas masks, gas detection instruments, head protection, respirators, thermal imaging cameras, fall protection and ballistic helmets. The Company also offers consumer and contractor safety products through retail channels. Its safety products integrate any combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life threatening situations. Its Safety Works, LLC joint venture provides a range of safety products and gloves to the North American do-it-yourself and independent contractor market through various channels.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Security & Protection Services
  • Sub-Industry: Office Services & Supplies
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MSA
  • CUSIP: 60272010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $70.68
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $69.55
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $62.40
  • 52-Week Range: $43.23 - $74.51
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.04
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.97
  • P/E Growth: 1.47
  • Market Cap: $2.66B
  • Outstanding Shares: 37,590,000
  • Beta: 1.51
  • Net Margins: 7.37%
  • Return on Equity: 19.79%
  • Return on Assets: 7.49%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.82%
  • Current Ratio: 2.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.06%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MSA Safety Incorporporated (NYSE:MSA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $62.00 (12.28% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MSA Safety Incorporporated (NYSE:MSA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/31/2016Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$57.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
6/14/2016Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$61.00View Rating Details
4/19/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/23/2015Barrington ResearchLower Price TargetOutperform$60.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
7/24/2015Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeAccumulate -> Neutral$52.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for MSA Safety Incorporporated (NYSE:MSA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/2017Q416$0.82$0.78$314.28 million$296.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2016Q316$0.66$0.72$285.21 million$278.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.73$0.79$301.02 million$296.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.44$0.48$274.16 million$279.27 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.68$0.84$295.70 million$313.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.60$0.59$270.78 million$274.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.59$0.67$276.25 million$287.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$0.52$0.42$278.60 million$257.35 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2015Q414$0.71$0.93$301.12 million$311.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.55$0.57$274.70 million$275.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.62$0.60$289.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2014Q114$0.59$0.40$280.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.58$0.67$285.61 million$291.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$0.69$0.57$298.91 million$278.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.65$0.71$299.50 million$299.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.63$0.51$297.05 million$283.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.55$0.52$295.03 million$296.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.59$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.67$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.52$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.59$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.52$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.52$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.34$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2011$0.38$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for MSA Safety Incorporporated (NYSE:MSA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.15 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.54 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.46$0.49$0.48
Q2 20161$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q3 20162$0.61$0.67$0.64
Q4 20162$0.80$0.82$0.81
Q1 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q2 20171$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q3 20171$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q4 20171$0.76$0.76$0.76
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for MSA Safety Incorporporated (NYSE:MSA)
Annual Dividend:$1.32
Dividend Yield:1.87%
Dividend Growth:3.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:58.41% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
41.90% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
37.29% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:45 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for MSA Safety Incorporporated (NYSE:MSA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MSA Safety Incorporporated (NYSE:MSA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.53%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 61.30%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/9/2016Douglas K McclaineInsiderSell4,731$56.00$264,936.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016William M LambertInsiderSell19,200$55.03$1,056,576.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016L Edward Shaw JrDirectorSell1,281$48.07$61,577.67View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Diane M PearseDirectorSell1,283$48.00$61,584.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Paul R UhlerVPSell4,731$46.25$218,808.75View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Ronald N Herring JrPresidentSell33$46.34$1,529.22View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Kerry M BovePresidentSell4,731$45.05$213,131.55View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Thomas H WitmerDirectorSell1,490$45.41$67,660.90View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Ronald N Herring JrPresidentSell4,731$45.29$214,266.99View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Thomas B HotoppDirectorSell1,490$45.51$67,809.90View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015John T Ryan IIIMajor ShareholderSell3,253$45.00$146,385.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015John T Ryan IIIMajor ShareholderSell10,000$45.50$455,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Douglas K. McclaineVPSell4,696$45.00$211,320.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015William M. LambertCEOSell15,844$44.51$705,216.44View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Paul R UhlerVPSell2,565$51.00$130,815.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Kerry M BovePresidentSell3,789$50.11$189,866.79View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Ronald N Herring JrPresidentSell5,175$50.01$258,801.75View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Thomas B HotoppDirectorSell1,034$50.00$51,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Joseph A BiglerVPSell2,298$55.09$126,596.82View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Douglas K McclaineVPSell3,141$55.57$174,545.37View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014Paul R UhlerVPSell1,491$54.96$81,945.36View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Joseph A BiglerVPSell2,398$57.38$137,597.24View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014William M LambertCEOSell16,388$56.44$924,938.72View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Joseph A BiglerVPSell4,224$55.28$233,502.72View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Diane PearseDirectorSell1,140$51.95$59,223.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014Joseph BiglerVPSell12,236$52.07$637,128.52View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Joseph BiglerVPSell5,451$50.00$272,550.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Tunon Alvaro GarciaDirectorBuy2,000$47.50$95,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Ronald Herring, Jr.PresidentSell10,984$51.14$561,721.76View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Dennis L ZeitlerCFOSell10,000$52.78$527,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Dennis L ZeitlerCFOSell18,917$49.41$934,688.97View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013John T Ryan IIIMajor ShareholderSell1,400$49.46$69,244.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Kerry M BovePresidentSell5,000$49.52$247,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Joseph A BiglerVPSell5,310$49.23$261,411.30View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for MSA Safety Incorporporated (NYSE:MSA)
DateHeadline logoMSA Safety Inc's Earnings Slide Due to a Weak Market and Tough Comparable Quarter (NYSE:MSA) - February 24 at 9:20 AM logo5:04 pm MSA Safety misses by $0.04, misses on revs (NYSE:MSA) - February 23 at 11:42 PM logoMSA Safety misses Street 4Q forecasts (NYSE:MSA) - February 23 at 11:42 PM logoMSA Announces Full-Year and Fourth Quarter Results (NYSE:MSA) - February 23 at 6:41 PM logoQ4 2016 MSA Safety Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:MSA) - February 23 at 8:27 AM logoMSA Safety, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MSA-US : February 20, 2017 (NYSE:MSA) - February 20 at 10:01 AM logoMSA Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Webcast (NYSE:MSA) - February 17 at 4:13 PM logoMSA SAFETY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:MSA) - February 16 at 6:14 PM logoMSA LLC Awarded a Total of $57.8 Million in Insurance-Related Lawsuit (NYSE:MSA) - February 14 at 8:17 PM logoMSA Safety, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MSA-US : February 9, 2017 (NYSE:MSA) - February 9 at 7:40 PM logoMSA Safety, Inc. : MSA-US: Dividend Analysis : November 14th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 11, 2017 (NYSE:MSA) - January 11 at 7:14 PM logoMSA Declares First Quarter Dividend (NYSE:MSA) - January 10 at 7:33 PM
News IconWorkplace Safety Systems Market Expected to Be Biggest Emerging Market by 2026 (NYSE:MSA) - December 29 at 9:41 AM logoMSA Safety : Special Notice - WINLIMS MAINTENANCE (NYSE:MSA) - December 21 at 7:28 PM logoMSA Announces Free "Firefighter Down" Alarm Update for Industry-Leading G1 SCBA (NYSE:MSA) - December 21 at 7:28 PM logoTASER International Receives Order for X2 Smart Weapons (NYSE:MSA) - December 21 at 10:04 AM logoETFs with exposure to MSA Safety, Inc. : December 19, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - December 20 at 12:37 PM logoMSA Safety : Assistant Labor Secretary for Mine Safety and Health Joseph Main - Conference call briefing (NYSE:MSA) - December 13 at 7:04 PM logoIs MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA) A Good Stock To Buy? (NYSE:MSA) - December 10 at 6:02 PM logoETFs with exposure to MSA Safety, Inc. : December 9, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - December 9 at 6:41 PM logoGas Leak Detector Market to Record an Impressive Growth Rate of US$ 3143.67 Million by the End of 2020 (NYSE:MSA) - December 8 at 9:44 PM
News IconInsider Sale: Nishan Vartanian Unloaded 725 Shares of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) (NYSE:MSA) - December 2 at 6:23 PM logoMSA Safety : Presolicitation - Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Development and Demonstration of Mine Safety and Health Technology (NYSE:MSA) - November 15 at 9:56 AM logoMSA Safety (MSA) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue? (NYSE:MSA) - November 15 at 9:56 AM logoAlarm.Com Holdings (ALRM) in Focus: Stock Gains 5.4% (NYSE:MSA) - November 15 at 9:56 AM logoMSA Safety, Inc. :MSA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 10, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - November 10 at 5:59 PM logoETF’s with exposure to MSA Safety, Inc. : November 9, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - November 9 at 6:07 PM logoMSA Safety, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MSA-US : November 8, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - November 8 at 9:29 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: MSA Safety, Wabtec and Brinks (NYSE:MSA) - November 7 at 6:51 PM logoMSA to Present at Baird's 2016 Global Industrial Conference (NYSE:MSA) - November 3 at 6:20 PM
News IconMSA Safety Incorporporated (NYSE:MSA) Upgrade (NYSE:MSA) - November 2 at 6:32 PM logoMSA Safety (MSA) Catches Eye: Stock Adds 5.5% in Session (NYSE:MSA) - November 1 at 10:52 AM
News IconRating Flow: Robert W. Baird Says Its Time To Upgrade MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) (NYSE:MSA) - October 31 at 6:20 PM logoMSA Safety upgraded by Robert W. Baird (NYSE:MSA) - October 31 at 12:55 PM logoEdited Transcript of MSA earnings conference call or presentation 28-Oct-16 12:30pm GMT (NYSE:MSA) - October 29 at 9:15 AM logoMSA Safety : Wins ‘Best in Show’ at NSC (NYSE:MSA) - October 28 at 6:02 PM logoMSA Safety tops 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:MSA) - October 28 at 6:02 PM logoMSA Safety Inc (MSA) (NYSE:MSA) - October 28 at 6:02 PM logoMSA Safety Inc. Q3 Profit Advances 24% (NYSE:MSA) - October 28 at 6:02 PM logoRestructuring Fires Up MSA Safety Inc.'s Earnings Growth (NYSE:MSA) - October 28 at 6:02 PM logoMSA Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend (NYSE:MSA) - October 27 at 6:19 PM logoClick here to listen to MSA's 3Q Earnings Webcast (NYSE:MSA) - October 27 at 6:19 PM logoMSA Announces Third Quarter Results (NYSE:MSA) - October 27 at 6:19 PM logoMSA SAFETY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:MSA) - October 27 at 6:19 PM logoQ3 2016 MSA Safety Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:MSA) - October 27 at 11:06 AM logoMSA Wins ‘Best in Show’ at NSC (NYSE:MSA) - October 27 at 11:06 AM logoMSA Safety, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MSA-US : October 26, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - October 26 at 9:39 AM logoMSA Wins 'Best in Show' at National Safety Council Conference (NYSE:MSA) - October 25 at 11:21 AM
News IconEarmuffs Market 2021 Trends and Review (NYSE:MSA) - October 24 at 5:58 PM logoMSA Safety : Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Hazardous Conditions Complaints (NYSE:MSA) - October 24 at 11:41 AM


What is MSA Safety Incorporporated's stock symbol?

MSA Safety Incorporporated trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MSA."

How often does MSA Safety Incorporporated pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MSA Safety Incorporporated?

MSA Safety Incorporporated declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 10th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, March 10th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 10th.

Where is MSA Safety Incorporporated's stock going? Where will MSA Safety Incorporporated's stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for MSA Safety Incorporporated's stock. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect MSA Safety Incorporporated's stock price to reach $62.00 in the next year.

When will MSA Safety Incorporporated announce their earnings?

MSA Safety Incorporporated is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.

Who owns MSA Safety Incorporporated stock?

MSA Safety Incorporporated's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (6.15%), State Street Corp (2.57%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.25%), Edge Asset Management Inc. (1.78%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.37%) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.03%). Company insiders that own MSA Safety Incorporporated stock include Diane M Pearse, Douglas K Mcclaine, John T Ryan III, Kerry M Bove, L Edward Shaw Jr, Paul R Uhler, Ronald N Herring Jr, Thomas B Hotopp, Thomas H Witmer and William M Lambert.

Who sold MSA Safety Incorporporated stock? Who is selling MSA Safety Incorporporated stock?

MSA Safety Incorporporated's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, GRT Capital Partners L.L.C., Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Fairview Capital Investment Management LLC and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY. Company insiders that have sold MSA Safety Incorporporated stock in the last year include Diane M Pearse, Douglas K Mcclaine, Kerry M Bove, L Edward Shaw Jr, Paul R Uhler, Ronald N Herring Jr, Thomas B Hotopp, Thomas H Witmer and William M Lambert.

Who bought MSA Safety Incorporporated stock? Who is buying MSA Safety Incorporporated stock?

MSA Safety Incorporporated's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Edge Asset Management Inc., Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, PagnatoKarp Partners LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC and Wexford Capital LP.

How do I buy MSA Safety Incorporporated stock?

Shares of MSA Safety Incorporporated can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of MSA Safety Incorporporated stock cost?

One share of MSA Safety Incorporporated stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.68.

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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by Staff