MSA Safety Company Profile (NYSE:MSA)

About MSA Safety

MSA Safety 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: $57.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $56.56
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $53.46
  • 52-Week Range: $37.68 - $58.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.10
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.00
  • P/E Growth: 1.41
  • Market Cap: $2.14B
  • Outstanding Shares: 37,522,000
  • Beta: 1.6
  • Net Margins: 6.69%
  • Return on Equity: 19.19%
  • Return on Assets: 7.18%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.81%
  • Current Ratio: 2.31%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.70%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $59.00 (1.79% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/22/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$54.00 -> $57.00View 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 10/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/28/2016Q316$0.67$285.21 millionN/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 (NYSE:MSA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.75 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.05 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$0.82$0.86$0.84
Q1 20171$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q2 20171$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q3 20171$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q4 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA)
Annual Dividend:$1.32
Dividend Yield:2.28%
Dividend Growth:4.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:64.39% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
48.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
43.28% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:44 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.53%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 60.17%
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 (NYSE:MSA)
DateHeadline 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
News IconMilford co. upgrades Boston firefighter's equipment (NYSE:MSA) - October 24 at 11:41 AM logoBoston Fire Department Selects MSA's G1 Breathing Apparatus (NYSE:MSA) - October 21 at 6:17 PM logoBoston Fire Department Selects MSA’s G1 Breathing Apparatus (NYSE:MSA) - October 21 at 6:17 PM logoETF’s with exposure to MSA Safety, Inc. : October 19, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - October 19 at 6:35 PM logoMSA Safety, Inc. : MSA-US: Dividend Analysis : August 18th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 18, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - October 18 at 6:07 PM logoMSA Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Webcast (NYSE:MSA) - October 14 at 6:03 PM logo#TailgateSafetyTalks Gets Workers Talking Safety Tips in the Field (NYSE:MSA) - October 14 at 6:03 PM logoMSA Safety, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MSA-US : October 14, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - October 14 at 9:32 AM
News IconGas Detection Equipment Market to hit US$5.6 Billion by 2024 (NYSE:MSA) - October 13 at 9:50 AM
News IconGas Detection Equipment Market to hit US$5.6 Billion by 2024 - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Revenue, Share, Trends and Forecast up to 2024 - TMR (NYSE:MSA) - October 13 at 9:50 AM logoGlobal Market Study on Gas Leak Detector: Asia Pacific to Witness Highest Growth by 2020 (NYSE:MSA) - October 6 at 11:45 AM logoMSA Safety, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MSA-US : September 23, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - September 23 at 10:54 AM
News IconMSA Safety acquires laser-based gas detection technology provider Senscient (NYSE:MSA) - September 21 at 10:22 AM logoMSA SAFETY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:MSA) - September 21 at 10:22 AM logoMSA (MSA) Acquires Gas Detection Tech Company Senscient (NYSE:MSA) - September 20 at 11:24 AM
News IconMSA Safety acquires U.K. firm with gas detection expertise (NYSE:MSA) - September 20 at 11:24 AM logoMSA Acquires Senscient, Inc. (NYSE:MSA) - September 19 at 6:13 PM logoETF’s with exposure to MSA Safety, Inc. : September 15, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - September 15 at 6:19 PM logoFirefighter Safety Gear Replacement to be Boom for MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) - September 14 at 6:22 PM
News IconMSA Honors 9/11 With Ringing of NYSE Closing Bell (NYSE:MSA) - September 14 at 10:31 AM logoMSA Safety, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:MSA) : September 13, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - September 14 at 10:31 AM logoMSA Safety, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MSA-US : September 12, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - September 12 at 10:53 AM
News IconArmbrust woman, a 9/11 survivor, returns to NYC for 1st time since escape from World Trade Center (NYSE:MSA) - September 11 at 10:25 AM
News IconArmbrust woman, a 9/11 survivor, returns to NYC for first time since escape from World Trade Center (NYSE:MSA) - September 10 at 10:35 AM logoMSA to Ring NYSE Closing Bell in Honor of 15th Anniversary of 9/11 (NYSE:MSA) - September 6 at 6:19 PM logoMSA to Ring NYSE Closing Bell in Honor of 15th Anniversary of 911 (NYSE:MSA) - September 6 at 6:19 PM logoMSA Elects Anne Herman to Vice President (NYSE:MSA) - August 30 at 6:15 PM logoFire Protection Systems Market, by Operational Sectors - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends, and Forecast 2015 - 2023 (NYSE:MSA) - August 30 at 9:35 AM logoMSA Safety : Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust (NYSE:MSA) - August 25 at 11:23 AM logoMSA SAFETY INC Financials (NYSE:MSA) - August 17 at 6:31 PM logoMSA SAFETY INC : ex-dividend day (NYSE:MSA) - August 17 at 9:25 AM logoMSA SAFETY INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:MSA) - August 9 at 6:32 PM logoMSA Safety Inc.: MSA Declares Third Quarter Dividend (NYSE:MSA) - August 2 at 6:35 PM logoMSA Declares Third Quarter Dividend (NYSE:MSA) - August 2 at 6:35 PM logoMSA SAFETY INC : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:MSA) - July 26 at 6:36 PM logoETF’s with exposure to MSA Safety, Inc. : July 25, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - July 25 at 1:33 PM logoMSA Safety, Inc. :MSA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 (NYSE:MSA) - July 22 at 11:46 AM
News IconRoundup: Homes sales improve in June to best pace since early 2007; more (NYSE:MSA) - July 22 at 9:14 AM
News IconFeds warn on health mega-mergers; MSA Safety profits jump; S&T Bank earnings (NYSE:MSA) - July 22 at 9:14 AM logoMSA Safety downgraded by Robert W. Baird (NYSE:MSA) - July 22 at 6:49 AM logoEdited Transcript of MSA earnings conference call or presentation 21-Jul-16 12:30pm GMT (NYSE:MSA) - July 21 at 5:26 PM logoMSA Safety Inc.'s Earnings Are on Fire (NYSE:MSA) - July 21 at 11:33 AM logoAdvancements in the Technology of Fire Protection Systems Are Anticipated to Boost the Market (NYSE:MSA) - July 20 at 6:59 PM logoMSA Safety Inc. Earnings Rise 19% In Q2 (NYSE:MSA) - July 20 at 6:59 PM logoMSA Safety tops 2Q profit forecasts (NYSE:MSA) - July 20 at 6:14 PM logoMSA Safety : Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Emergency Mine Evacuation (NYSE:MSA) - July 20 at 9:12 AM logoQ2 2016 MSA Safety Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:MSA) - July 20 at 7:07 AM


MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

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