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MSA Safety Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.27 (+0.17 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $163.04
50-Day Range
MA: $152.58
52-Week Range
Now: $163.04
Volume99,804 shs
Average Volume109,115 shs
Market Capitalization$6.35 billion
P/E Ratio46.19
Dividend Yield1.06%
MSA Safety Incorporated develops, manufactures, and supplies safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures in the oil, gas, petrochemical, fire service, construction, industrial manufacturing applications, utilities, 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 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, lanyards, and self-retracting lifelines, as well as engineered systems. 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 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.
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Overall MarketRank

2.00 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

39th out of 397 stocks

Surgical Appliances & Supplies Industry

3rd out of 40 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Surgical appliances & supplies
Sub-IndustryOffice Services & Supplies



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.40 billion
Cash Flow$6.00 per share
Book Value$18.82 per share


Net Income$136.44 million


Market Cap$6.35 billion
Next Earnings Date2/17/2021 (Estimated)
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MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has MSA Safety's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

MSA Safety's stock was trading at $106.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MSA shares have increased by 52.4% and is now trading at $163.04.
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Is MSA Safety a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSA Safety in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" MSA Safety stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than MSA Safety?

Wall Street analysts have given MSA Safety a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but MSA Safety wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as MSA Safety's CEO?

6,978 employees have rated MSA Safety CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among MSA Safety's employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is MSA Safety's next earnings date?

MSA Safety is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 17th 2021.
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How were MSA Safety's earnings last quarter?

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 28th. The industrial products company reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.16. The industrial products company had revenue of $304.39 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $332.10 million. MSA Safety had a net margin of 10.40% and a return on equity of 23.96%.
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How often does MSA Safety pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MSA Safety?

MSA Safety declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 19th will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, March 10th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 18th.
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Is MSA Safety a good dividend stock?

MSA Safety pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.06%. MSA Safety has been increasing its dividend for 10 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of MSA Safety is 35.83%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MSA Safety will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.91% next year. This indicates that MSA Safety will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for MSA?

4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for MSA Safety's stock. Their forecasts range from $113.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate MSA Safety's share price to reach $138.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.9%.
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Who are some of MSA Safety's key competitors?

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 (BDX).

Who are MSA Safety's key executives?

MSA Safety's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Nishan J. Vartanian, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60, Pay $1.76M)
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Krause, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 44, Pay $874.06k)
  • Mr. Steven C. Blanco Sr., VP & Pres of Americas (Age 53, Pay $767k)
  • Mr. Bob Willem Leenen, VP & Pres of MSA International (Age 46, Pay $695.5k)
  • Mr. Jonathan D. Buck, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 37)
  • Mr. Markus H. Weber, Chief Information Officer & VP (Age 55)
  • Ms. Elyse Lorenzato CPA, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Stephanie L. Sciullo, VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 35)
  • Mark Deasy, Director of PR & Strategic Communications
  • Mr. David B. McArthur, VP of Global Marketing & Chief Customer Officer

What is MSA Safety's stock symbol?

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

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 Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.39%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.21%), Fruth Investment Management (0.04%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.02%) and Pendal Group Limited (0.02%). Company insiders that own MSA Safety stock include Bob Willem Leenen, Diane M Pearse, Douglas K Mcclaine, John T Ryan III, Kenneth D Krause, L Edward Shaw Jr, Nishan J Vartanian, Rebecca B Roberts, Steven C Sr Blanco and William M Lambert.
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Which major investors are selling MSA Safety stock?

MSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Pendal Group Limited, Diversified Trust Co, Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Fruth Investment Management. Company insiders that have sold MSA Safety company stock in the last year include Diane M Pearse, Kenneth D Krause, Nishan J Vartanian, Rebecca B Roberts, Steven C Sr Blanco, and William M Lambert.
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Which major investors are buying MSA Safety stock?

MSA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is MSA Safety's stock price today?

One share of MSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $163.04.

How big of a company is MSA Safety?

MSA Safety has a market capitalization of $6.35 billion and generates $1.40 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $136.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.80 on an earnings per share basis. MSA Safety employs 4,800 workers across the globe.

What is MSA Safety's official website?

The official website for MSA Safety is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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