NYSE:MSA - MSA Safety Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$96.25 -0.44 (-0.46 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 03:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$96.69
Today's Range$96.02 - $96.82
52-Week Range$65.95 - $97.25
Volume295,100 shs
Average Volume201,882 shs
Market Capitalization$3.65 billion
P/E Ratio24.87
Dividend Yield1.60%
MSA Safety logoMSA 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

Industry Surgical appliances & supplies
Sub-IndustryOffice Services & Supplies
SectorIndustrial Products


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.69
Current Ratio2.31
Quick Ratio1.69


Trailing P/E Ratio24.87
Forward P/E Ratio21.15
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Price / Sales3.08
Cash Flow$4.9845 per share
Price / Cash19.31
Book Value$15.75 per share
Price / Book6.11


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.87
Net Income$26.02 million
Net Margins3.50%
Return on Equity26.05%
Return on Assets10.08%


Outstanding Shares38,310,000

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 Monday, May 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Sunday, June 10th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 18th. This is an increase from MSA Safety's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. View MSA Safety's Dividend History.

How were MSA Safety's earnings last quarter?

MSA Safety Inc (NYSE:MSA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.84 by $0.17. The industrial products company earned $326 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $310.86 million. MSA Safety had a net margin of 3.50% and a return on equity of 26.05%. The firm's revenue was up 22.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.58 EPS. 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 Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for MSA Safety.

What price target have analysts set for MSA?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for MSA Safety's stock. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect MSA Safety's share price to reach $100.00 in the next year. 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. 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)
  • 2. 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. " (2/24/2018)

Are investors shorting MSA Safety?

MSA Safety saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 440,637 shares, a drop of 47.1% from the April 30th total of 833,440 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 167,709 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. View MSA Safety's Current Options Chain.

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. William M. Lambert, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Nishan J. Vartanian, Pres, COO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Krause, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Douglas K. McClaine, Sr. VP, Sec. & Chief Legal Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Randall J. Killeen, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller (Age 56)

Has MSA Safety been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MSA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MSA Safety earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.99 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are MSA Safety's major shareholders?

MSA Safety's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.70%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.80%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.80%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (2.44%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.16%) and Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.66%). 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 Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have sold MSA Safety company stock in the last year include Diane M Pearse, Douglas K Mcclaine, John T Ryan III, Kenneth D Krause, Kerry M Bove, Markus H Weber, Nishan J Vartanian, Randall Killeen, Robert A Bruggeworth, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Champlain Investment Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, American Century Companies Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Tygh Capital Management Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc. and Employees Retirement System of Texas. 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 $96.25.

How big of a company is MSA Safety?

MSA Safety has a market capitalization of $3.65 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.

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 (MSA)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  166 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  142 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  308
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 6/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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