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MSA Safety (MSA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.18 (-0.09%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
143,336 shs
Average Volume
163,831 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.47 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

MSA Safety MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
0.1% Downside
$189.50 Price Target
Short Interest
0.70% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.12mentions of MSA Safety in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.06 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $7.75 to $8.25 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.42 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

26th out of 165 stocks

Surgical Appliances & Supplies Industry

5th out of 18 stocks

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About MSA Safety Stock (NYSE:MSA)

MSA Safety Incorporated develops, manufactures, and supplies safety products and technology solutions that protect people and facility infrastructures in the fire service, energy, utility, construction, and industrial manufacturing applications, as well as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration industries worldwide. The company's core product offerings include fixed gas and flame detection systems, such as gas detection monitoring systems, and flame detectors and open-path infrared gas detectors; breathing apparatus products, including self-contained breathing apparatus; hand-held portable gas detection instruments to detect the presence or absence of various gases in the air; industrial head protection products; firefighter helmets and protective apparel; and fall protection equipment, such as confined space equipment, harnesses, lanyards, and self-retracting lifelines, as well as engineered systems. In addition, the company offers air-purifying respirators, eye and face protection products, ballistic helmets, and gas masks. It serves distributors and end-users through indirect and direct sales channels. The company offers its products under the V-Gard, Cairns, and Gallet brand names. MSA Safety Incorporated was founded in 1914 and is based in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania.

MSA Stock Price History

MSA Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Surgical appliances & supplies
Office Services & Supplies
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
3 Analysts


Net Income
$58.58 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.79 billion
Cash Flow
$8.52 per share
Book Value
$25.17 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$7.47 billion

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MSA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell MSA Safety stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSA Safety in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" MSA shares.
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What is MSA Safety's stock price target for 2024?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for MSA Safety's stock. Their MSA share price targets range from $170.00 to $209.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $189.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.1%.
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How have MSA shares performed in 2024?

MSA Safety's stock was trading at $168.83 at the start of the year. Since then, MSA stock has increased by 12.4% and is now trading at $189.75.
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When is MSA Safety's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 29th 2024.
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How were MSA Safety's earnings last quarter?

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 29th. The industrial products company reported $1.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.47 by $0.14. The industrial products company had revenue of $413 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $428.38 million. MSA Safety had a net margin of 14.81% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.51%. MSA Safety's revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.36 EPS.

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

MSA Safety declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.51 per share on Monday, June 10th. This represents a $2.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 14th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.47.
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Is MSA Safety a good dividend stock?

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.07%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 55 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 30.22%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MSA will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.73% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for MSA.

What is Nishan Vartanian's approval rating as MSA Safety's CEO?

19 employees have rated MSA Safety Chief Executive Officer Nishan Vartanian on Nishan Vartanian has an approval rating of 88% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of MSA Safety own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other MSA Safety investors own include Medtronic (MDT), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Ecolab (ECL), Lancaster Colony (LANC), Lowe's Companies (LOW), McDonald's (MCD), Starbucks (SBUX), AbbVie (ABBV) and Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX).

Who are MSA Safety's major shareholders?

MSA Safety's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.68%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.90%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.83%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.80%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.18%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.79%). Insiders that own company stock include Bob Willem Leenen, John T Ryan III, John T Ryan III, Jonathan D Buck, Kenneth D Krause, Nishan J Vartanian, Rebecca B Roberts, Robert A Bruggeworth, William M Lambert and William M Lambert.
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How do I buy shares of MSA Safety?

Shares of MSA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MSA) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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