NYSE:MSA - MSA Safety Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$100.54 -0.89 (-0.88 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$101.43
Today's Range$99.57 - $102.95
52-Week Range$71.47 - $110.83
Volume86,800 shs
Average Volume174,248 shs
Market Capitalization$3.83 billion
P/E Ratio25.98
Dividend Yield1.53%
Beta1.29
MSA Safety Incorporated develops, manufactures, and supplies safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures in the oil, gas, petrochemical, fire service, construction, utilities, and mining industries worldwide. It operates through Americas and International segments. The company's core product offerings include permanently installed fixed gas and flame detection instruments, such as permanently installed gas detection monitoring systems, and flame detectors and open-path infrared gas detectors, as well as replacement components and related services to detect the presence or absence of various gases in the air. Its core product offerings also consist of breathing apparatus products, such as self-contained breathing apparatus, face masks, and respirators; hand-held portable gas detection instruments; industrial head protection products; firefighter helmets and protective apparel; and fall protection equipment comprising confined space equipment, harnesses, fall arrest equipment, lanyards, and lifelines. In addition, the company offers respirators, eye and face protection products, ballistic helmets, and gas masks. It serves distributors, and industrial or military end-users through indirect and direct sales channels. The company was founded in 1914 and is based in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Surgical appliances & supplies
Sub-IndustryOffice Services & Supplies
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:MSA
Previous Symbol
CUSIP60272010
Phone724-776-8600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.56
Current Ratio2.19
Quick Ratio1.59

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio25.98
Forward P/E Ratio22.24
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Price / Sales3.23
Cash Flow$4.9772 per share
Price / Cash Flow20.20
Book Value$15.75 per share
Price / Book6.38

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.87
Net Income$26.02 million
Net Margins4.94%
Return on Equity28.12%
Return on Assets10.64%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,700
Outstanding Shares38,470,000
Market Cap$3.83 billion
OptionableOptionable

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is MSA Safety's stock symbol?

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

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

MSA Safety declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 13th. View MSA Safety's Dividend History.

How were MSA Safety's earnings last quarter?

MSA Safety Inc (NYSE:MSA) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The industrial products company reported $1.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.11. The industrial products company earned $331.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $325.53 million. MSA Safety had a net margin of 4.94% and a return on equity of 28.12%. View MSA Safety's Earnings History.

When is MSA Safety's next earnings date?

MSA Safety is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MSA Safety.

What price target have analysts set for MSA?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for MSA Safety's shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $108.00. On average, they expect MSA Safety's stock price to reach $104.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MSA Safety.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MSA Safety?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSA Safety in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for MSA Safety.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about MSA Safety stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about MSA Safety stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "MSA Safety Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures. The company's core product lines include self-contained breathing apparatus, fixed gas and flame detection systems, handheld gas detection instruments, industrial and fire service head protection products and fall protection devices. It serves a broad range of industries, including the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, the fire service, construction, mining and general industry. MSA Safety Inc., formerly known as Mine Safety Appliances Company, is headquartered in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. " (6/27/2018)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We were estimating EPS of $0.78 and sales of $305 million. Revenue growth of 23%, (18% on a constant currency basis) included 7% organic growth and 11% from the Globe acquisition. The company’s streamlined cost structure drove a 76% year‐over‐year increase in adjusted earnings to $39 million." (4/27/2018)

Has MSA Safety been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about MSA stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MSA Safety earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of MSA Safety's key competitors?

Who are MSA Safety's key executives?

MSA Safety's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Nishan J. Vartanian, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Krause, Sr. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Douglas K. McClaine, Sr. VP, Sec. & Chief Legal Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Kerry M. Bove, Former Sr. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Markus H. Weber, Chief Information Officer & VP (Age 53)

Who are MSA Safety's major shareholders?

MSA Safety's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.27%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.99%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.99%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (2.91%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (2.58%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.47%). Company insiders that own MSA Safety stock include Diane M Pearse, Douglas K Mcclaine, John T Ryan III, Kenneth D Krause, Kerry M Bove, L Edward Shaw Jr, Markus H Weber, Nishan J Vartanian, Paul R Uhler, Randall Killeen, Robert A Bruggeworth, Ronald N Herring Jr, Steven C Sr Blanco and William M Lambert. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MSA Safety.

Which major investors are selling MSA Safety stock?

MSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Investors Inc. PA, Teachers Advisors LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Channing Capital Management LLC and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold MSA Safety company stock in the last year include Diane M Pearse, Douglas K Mcclaine, Kenneth D Krause, Kerry M Bove, Nishan J Vartanian, Randall Killeen, Steven C Sr Blanco and William M Lambert. View Insider Buying and Selling for MSA Safety.

Which major investors are buying MSA Safety stock?

MSA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Select Equity Group L.P., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., American Century Companies Inc., Handelsbanken Fonder AB and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for MSA Safety.

How do I buy shares of MSA Safety?

Shares of MSA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is MSA Safety's stock price today?

One share of MSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $100.54.

How big of a company is MSA Safety?

MSA Safety has a market capitalization of $3.83 billion and generates $1.20 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $26.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.87 on an earnings per share basis. MSA Safety employs 4,700 workers across the globe.

What is MSA Safety's official website?

The official website for MSA Safety is http://www.msasafety.com.

How can I contact MSA Safety?

MSA Safety's mailing address is 1000 CRANBERRY WOODS DRIVE, CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP PA, 16066. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 724-776-8600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for MSA Safety (NYSE MSA)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  210 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  179 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  389
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MSA Safety and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MSA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MSA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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