NYSE:MSA - MSA Safety Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$106.28 -0.16 (-0.15 %)
(As of 09/19/2018 04:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$106.44
Today's Range$105.48 - $106.79
52-Week Range$71.47 - $106.99
Volume110,400 shs
Average Volume180,182 shs
Market Capitalization$4.06 billion
P/E Ratio27.46
Dividend Yield1.44%
Beta1.32
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Surgical appliances & supplies
Sub-IndustryOffice Services & Supplies
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNYSE:MSA
CUSIP60272010
Phone724-776-8600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.64
Current Ratio2.15
Quick Ratio1.53

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio27.46
Forward P/E Ratio23.67
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Price / Sales3.41
Cash Flow$4.9594 per share
Price / Cash21.43
Book Value$15.75 per share
Price / Book6.75

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.87
Net Income$26.02 million
Net Margins4.94%
Return on Equity27.00%
Return on Assets10.15%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,700
Outstanding Shares38,440,000
Market Cap$4.06 billion

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 Friday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Monday, September 10th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 17th. View MSA Safety's Dividend History.

How were MSA Safety's earnings last quarter?

MSA Safety Inc (NYSE:MSA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The industrial products company reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $339.33 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $339.79 million. MSA Safety had a return on equity of 27.00% and a net margin of 4.94%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 17.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.85 earnings per share. 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, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for MSA Safety.

What price target have analysts set for MSA?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for MSA Safety's shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $108.00. On average, they expect MSA Safety's stock price to reach $104.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for MSA Safety.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about MSA Safety stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about MSA Safety stock:
  • 1. 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. " (6/27/2018)
  • 2. 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)

Are investors shorting MSA Safety?

MSA Safety saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 435,094 shares, a drop of 37.6% from the July 31st total of 697,029 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 103,691 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 1.3% 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?

Who are MSA Safety's key executives?

MSA Safety's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Nishan J. Vartanian, Pres, CEO & 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. Kerry M. Bove, Sr. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Randall J. Killeen, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 56)

Has MSA Safety been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MSA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MSA Safety earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for MSA Safety.

Who are MSA Safety's major shareholders?

MSA Safety's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.09%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.46%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.46%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.10%), Channing Capital Management LLC (1.82%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.54%). 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 institutional investors are selling MSA Safety stock?

MSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Channing Capital Management LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc., Engineers Gate Manager LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold MSA Safety company stock in the last year include Diane M Pearse, Douglas K Mcclaine, 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 institutional investors are buying MSA Safety stock?

MSA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Select Equity Group L.P., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, BlackRock Inc., SG Capital Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC and Millennium Management LLC. 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 $106.28.

How big of a company is MSA Safety?

MSA Safety has a market capitalization of $4.06 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 (NYSE MSA)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  196 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  161 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  357
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 9/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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