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NYSE:MSAMSA Safety Stock Price, Forecast & News

+4.16 (+3.50 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $123.16
50-Day Range
MA: $112.47
52-Week Range
Now: $123.16
Volume220,445 shs
Average Volume240,028 shs
Market Capitalization$4.78 billion
P/E Ratio30.87
Dividend Yield1.40%
MSA 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, 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.09 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Surgical appliances & supplies
Sub-IndustryOffice Services & Supplies



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.40 billion
Cash Flow$5.83 per share
Book Value$18.82 per share


Net Income$136.44 million


Market Cap$4.78 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)

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MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has MSA Safety's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

MSA Safety's stock was trading at $106.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MSA stock has increased by 15.1% and is now trading at $123.16. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of MSA Safety?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSA Safety in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for MSA Safety.

When is MSA Safety's next earnings date?

MSA Safety is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for MSA Safety.

How were MSA Safety's earnings last quarter?

MSA Safety Inc (NYSE:MSA) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The industrial products company reported $1.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.23. The industrial products company had revenue of $341.15 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $314.57 million. MSA Safety had a return on equity of 26.77% and a net margin of 11.07%. The business's revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.14 EPS. View MSA Safety's earnings history.

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

MSA Safety announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, June 10th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.40%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 21st. This is an increase from MSA Safety's previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. View MSA Safety's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for MSA?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for MSA Safety's shares. Their forecasts range from $113.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect MSA Safety's share price to reach $131.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for MSA Safety.

Has MSA Safety been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MSA stock has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MSA Safety earned a news sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutMSA Safety.

Are investors shorting MSA Safety?

MSA Safety saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,100,000 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the April 30th total of 1,980,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 289,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.3 days. Approximately 5.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View MSA Safety's Current Options Chain.

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), Lowe's Companies (LOW), PepsiCo (PEP), Ecolab (ECL), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Lancaster Colony (LANC), Mcdonald's (MCD), Sherwin-Williams (SHW), AbbVie (ABBV) and AFLAC (AFL).

Who are MSA Safety's key executives?

MSA Safety's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Nishan J. Vartanian, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Krause, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Douglas K. McClaine, Sr. VP, Sec. & Chief Legal Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Markus H. Weber, Chief Information Officer & VP (Age 54)
  • Ms. Elyse Lorenzato, Director of Investor Relations

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.35%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.89%), APG Asset Management N.V. (5.04%), State Street Corp (4.91%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.28%) and Champlain Investment Partners LLC (2.17%). 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, Steven C Sr Blanco and William M Lambert. View institutional ownership trends for MSA Safety.

Which institutional investors are selling MSA Safety stock?

MSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Champlain Investment Partners LLC, State Street Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, UBS Group AG, and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold MSA Safety company stock in the last year include Bob Willem Leenen, Diane M Pearse, Douglas K Mcclaine, Kenneth D Krause, and William M Lambert. View insider buying and selling activity for MSA Safety.

Which institutional investors are buying MSA Safety stock?

MSA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Geode Capital Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Aviva PLC, and Deutsche Bank AG. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is MSA Safety's stock price today?

One share of MSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $123.16.

How big of a company is MSA Safety?

MSA Safety has a market capitalization of $4.78 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 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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