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NYSE:MSA

MSA Safety (MSA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$184.15
+1.23 (+0.67%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$183.45
$185.36
50-Day Range
$161.02
$184.15
52-Week Range
$122.57
$185.57
Volume
184,392 shs
Average Volume
152,647 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.24 billion
P/E Ratio
127.00
Dividend Yield
1.02%
Price Target
$189.50

MSA Safety MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.9% Upside
$189.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.69% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.01
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.76mentions of MSA Safety in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$200,024 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.83%
From $7.73 to $8.49 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.

4.25 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

35th out of 175 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 software that protect people and facility infrastructures in the oil, gas, petrochemical, fire service, construction, industrial manufacturing applications, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, utilities, military, and mining industries in North America, Latin America, and internationally. 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 comprise breathing apparatus products, such as self-contained breathing apparatus; hand-held portable gas detection instruments; industrial head protection products; firefighter helmets and protective apparel; and fall protection equipment, including 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 product 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

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/10 Dividend
11/14/2023
Dividend Payable
12/10/2023
Last Earnings
2/14/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/10 Dividend
2/14/2024
Today
3/01/2024
Dividend Payable
3/10/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/06/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Surgical appliances & supplies
Sub-Industry
Office Services & Supplies
CUSIP
60272010
Employees
5,100
Year Founded
1914

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$189.50
High Stock Price Target
$209.00
Low Stock Price Target
$170.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+2.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$58.58 million
Pretax Margin
11.56%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.79 billion
Cash Flow
$8.71 per share
Book Value
$24.50 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
36,881,000
Market Cap
$7.24 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.99

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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 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for MSA Safety's stock. Their MSA share price targets range from $170.00 to $209.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $189.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have MSA shares performed in 2024?

MSA Safety's stock was trading at $168.83 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, MSA stock has increased by 9.1% and is now trading at $184.15.
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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, May 6th 2024.
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How were MSA Safety's earnings last quarter?

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 14th. The industrial products company reported $2.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.18. The industrial products company earned $495 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $467.52 million. MSA Safety had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 32.44% and a net margin of 3.28%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.80 EPS.

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

MSA Safety announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Sunday, March 10th. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 14th.
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Is MSA Safety a good dividend stock?

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) pays an annual dividend of $1.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.03%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 54 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 129.66%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, MSA will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.14% 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 Glassdoor.com. 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.83%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.71%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.63%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.63%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.18%). 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, Sandra Phillips Rogers, 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 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff