MSA Safety Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.36 (-2.06 %)
(As of 06/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume113,269 shs
Average Volume113,611 shs
Market Capitalization$6.25 billion
P/E Ratio55.79
Dividend Yield1.08%
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About MSA Safety

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.


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2.00 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

50th out of 408 stocks

Surgical Appliances & Supplies Industry

4th out of 40 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is MSA Safety a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSA Safety in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" MSA Safety stock.
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When is MSA Safety's next earnings date?

MSA Safety is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were MSA Safety's earnings last quarter?

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 28th. The industrial products company reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.94 by $0.01. The industrial products company earned $308.43 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $313.59 million. MSA Safety had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.32% and a net margin of 8.58%. MSA Safety's quarterly revenue was down 9.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.18 earnings per share.
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How has MSA Safety's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

MSA Safety's stock was trading at $106.97 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MSA stock has increased by 49.2% and is now trading at $159.57.
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How often does MSA Safety pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MSA Safety?

MSA Safety announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Thursday, June 10th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 14th. This is an increase from MSA Safety's previous quarterly dividend of $0.43.
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Is MSA Safety a good dividend stock?

MSA Safety pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.08%. MSA Safety has been increasing its dividend for 11 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of MSA Safety is 39.11%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MSA Safety will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.53% 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for MSA Safety's shares. Their forecasts range from $138.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate MSA Safety's share price to reach $151.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.1%.
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Who are MSA Safety's key executives?

MSA Safety's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Nishan J. Vartanian, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61, Pay $1.66M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Kenneth D. Krause, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 45, Pay $819.01k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Stephanie L. Sciullo, VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 36, Pay $598.18k)
  • Mr. Steven C. Blanco Sr., VP & Pres of Americas (Age 54, Pay $738.72k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Bob Willem Leenen, VP & Pres of MSA International (Age 47, Pay $832.64k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jonathan D. Buck, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 37)
  • Mr. Markus H. Weber, Chief Information Officer & VP (Age 56) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Elyse Lorenzato CPA, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mark Deasy, Director of PR & Strategic Communications
  • Mr. David B. McArthur, VP of Global Marketing & Chief Customer Officer (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Nishan Vartanian's approval rating as MSA Safety's CEO?

19 employees have rated MSA Safety CEO Nishan Vartanian on Glassdoor.com. Nishan Vartanian has an approval rating of 88% among MSA Safety's employees.

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).

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 APG Asset Management N.V. (10.94%), BlackRock Inc. (8.08%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.34%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.15%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.73%) and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (3.30%). Company insiders that own MSA Safety stock include Bob Willem Leenen, Diane M Pearse, Douglas K Mcclaine, 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 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Federated Hermes Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Captrust Financial Advisors. Company insiders that have sold MSA Safety company stock in the last year include 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, 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 APG Asset Management N.V., Ameriprise Financial Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Morgan Stanley, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., and Credit Suisse AG.
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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.
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What is MSA Safety's stock price today?

One share of MSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $159.57.

How much money does MSA Safety make?

MSA Safety has a market capitalization of $6.25 billion and generates $1.35 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $120.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.50 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does MSA Safety have?

MSA Safety employs 4,800 workers across the globe.

When was MSA Safety founded?

MSA Safety was founded in 1914.

What is MSA Safety's official website?

The official website for MSA Safety is www.msasafety.com.

Where are MSA Safety's headquarters?

MSA Safety is headquartered at 1000 CRANBERRY WOODS DRIVE, CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP PA, 16066.

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 6/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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