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NYSE:MSA

MSA Safety - MSA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$130.05
-1.81 (-1.37%)
(As of 08/19/2022 12:27 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$129.86
$130.50
50-Day Range
$113.76
$132.61
52-Week Range
$112.89
$167.49
Volume
494 shs
Average Volume
94,742 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.09 billion
P/E Ratio
127.50
Dividend Yield
1.40%
Price Target
$183.00

MSA Safety MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
40.8% Upside
$183.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.79% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.51
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.27mentions of MSA Safety in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.74 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.26%
From $5.30 to $5.95 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.82 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

23rd out of 186 stocks

Surgical Appliances & Supplies Industry

6th out of 23 stocks

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About MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Stock

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, 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.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, StockNews.com raised MSA Safety from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, August 5th.

MSA Safety Price Performance

Shares of NYSE:MSA traded down $1.60 on Friday, reaching $130.26. 247 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 94,742. The company has a current ratio of 2.51, a quick ratio of 1.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.74. MSA Safety has a 1-year low of $112.89 and a 1-year high of $167.49. The company has a 50-day moving average of $124.10 and a 200-day moving average of $128.45. The firm has a market cap of $5.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 129.27 and a beta of 0.91.

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The industrial products company reported $1.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.25 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $372.31 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $363.70 million. MSA Safety had a net margin of 2.79% and a return on equity of 23.65%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.06 EPS. Equities analysts forecast that MSA Safety will post 5.3 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

MSA Safety Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, September 10th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.46 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 15th. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.41%. MSA Safety's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 180.39%.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other news, Director William M. Lambert sold 28,767 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $126.11, for a total value of $3,627,806.37. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 42,869 shares in the company, valued at $5,406,209.59. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In other news, Director Robert A. Bruggeworth sold 885 shares of MSA Safety stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $131.00, for a total transaction of $115,935.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 2,423 shares in the company, valued at $317,413. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director William M. Lambert sold 28,767 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $126.11, for a total transaction of $3,627,806.37. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 42,869 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,406,209.59. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 6.29% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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MSA Stock News Headlines

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Lifted to Buy at StockNews.com
MSA Safety Says CFO to Leave Company
MSA CFO to leave company
MSA Safety: Q2 Earnings Insights
MSA Safety (MSA) Q2 Earnings Meet Estimates
MSA Safety wins London Fire Brigade SCBA contract
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MSA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
5/13/2022
Dividend Payable
6/10/2022
Last Earnings
7/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/10 Dividend
8/15/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Dividend Payable
9/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Surgical appliances & supplies
Sub-Industry
Office Services & Supplies
CUSIP
60272010
Employees
4,800
Year Founded
1914

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$183.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$183.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$183.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+40.7%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$21.34 million
Pretax Margin
3.49%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.40 billion
Cash Flow
$5.92 per share
Book Value
$21.33 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
36,665,000
Market Cap
$5.09 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.91

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Nishan J. VartanianMr. Nishan J. Vartanian (Age 62)
    Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $1.92M
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Krause (Age 46)
    Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $920.82k
  • Ms. Stephanie L. Sciullo (Age 37)
    Sr. VP and Chief Legal Officer of Corp. Social Responsibility & Public Affairs
    Comp: $686.85k
  • Mr. Steven C. Blanco Sr.Mr. Steven C. Blanco Sr. (Age 55)
    Sr. VP & Pres of MSA Americas
    Comp: $821.73k
  • Mr. Bob Willem Leenen (Age 48)
    Sr. VP & Pres of MSA International
    Comp: $906.11k
  • Mr. Jonathan D. BuckMr. Jonathan D. Buck (Age 38)
    Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Markus H. Weber (Age 57)
    Chief Information Officer & VP
  • Ms. Elyse Lorenzato CPA
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. David B. McArthur
    VP of Global Marketing & Chief Customer Officer
  • Mr. Chris Hepler
    Exec. Director of Corp. Devel.













MSA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell MSA Safety stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSA Safety in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" MSA shares.
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What is MSA Safety's stock price forecast for 2022?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for MSA Safety's stock. Their MSA share price forecasts range from $183.00 to $183.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $183.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 38.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have MSA shares performed in 2022?

MSA Safety's stock was trading at $150.96 at the beginning of the year. Since then, MSA shares have decreased by 12.7% and is now trading at $131.86.
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When is MSA Safety's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
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How were MSA Safety's earnings last quarter?

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 27th. The industrial products company reported $1.29 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.25 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $372.31 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $363.70 million. MSA Safety had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.65% and a net margin of 2.79%. MSA Safety's revenue was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.06 EPS.

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

MSA Safety announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.46 per share on Saturday, September 10th. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.40%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 15th.
Read our dividend analysis for MSA
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Is MSA Safety a good dividend stock?

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.40%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 52 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 180.39%. 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 30.92% 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 (BDX).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.28%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.06%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (3.75%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (3.27%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.01%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (1.44%). Insiders that own company stock include Diane M Pearse, Douglas K Mcclaine, 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, Steven C Sr Blanco, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is MSA Safety's stock price today?

One share of MSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $131.86.

How much money does MSA Safety make?

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) has a market capitalization of $5.16 billion and generates $1.40 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $21.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.02 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does MSA Safety have?

The company employs 4,800 workers across the globe.

When was MSA Safety founded?

MSA Safety was founded in 1914.

How can I contact MSA Safety?

MSA Safety's mailing address is 1000 CRANBERRY WOODS DRIVE, CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP PA, 16066. The official website for the company is www.msasafety.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (724) 776-8600, via email at elyse.lorenzato@msasafety.com, or via fax at 724-967-3326.

This page (NYSE:MSA) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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