NYSE:MSA - MSA Safety Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $102.88 -0.02 (-0.02 %) (As of 03/20/2019 01:38 AM ET)Previous Close$102.90Today's Range$102.42 - $103.8152-Week Range$80.08 - $110.83Volume204,325 shsAverage Volume193,593 shsMarket Capitalization$3.96 billionP/E Ratio22.86Dividend Yield1.48%Beta1.31 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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, 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. Receive MSA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MSA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Surgical appliances & supplies Sub-IndustryOffice Services & Supplies SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNYSE:MSA Previous Symbol CUSIP60272010 CIK66570 Webwww.msasafety.com Phone724-776-8600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.54 Current Ratio2.33 Quick Ratio1.77Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.86 Forward P/E Ratio21.39 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.36 billion Price / Sales2.92 Cash Flow$5.5913 per share Price / Cash Flow18.40 Book Value$16.53 per share Price / Book6.22Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.50 Net Income$124.15 million Net Margins9.14% Return on Equity27.35% Return on Assets10.62%Miscellaneous Employees4,800 Outstanding Shares38,530,000Market Cap$3.96 billion Next Earnings Date4/22/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 14th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Sunday, March 10th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 15th. View MSA Safety's Dividend History. How were MSA Safety's earnings last quarter? MSA Safety Inc (NYSE:MSA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 21st. The industrial products company reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.01. The industrial products company had revenue of $361.78 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $359.32 million. MSA Safety had a return on equity of 27.35% and a net margin of 9.14%. The business's revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.31 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 Monday, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MSA Safety. What price target have analysts set for MSA? 4 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for MSA Safety's stock. Their forecasts range from $98.30 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate MSA Safety's stock price to reach $106.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MSA Safety. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MSA Safety? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSA Safety in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for MSA Safety. Has MSA Safety been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about MSA stock has been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. MSA Safety earned a media sentiment score of 3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting MSA Safety? MSA Safety saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,021,170 shares, an increase of 47.5% from the February 15th total of 692,182 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 280,586 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Currently, 2.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. View MSA Safety's Current Options Chain. Who are some of MSA Safety's key competitors? Some companies that are related to MSA Safety include Steris (STE), WILLIAM DEMANT/ADR (WILYY), Wright Medical Group (WMGI), Inogen (INGN), Avanos Medical (AVNS), Establishment Labs (ESTA), RTI Surgical (RTIX), Invacare (IVC), Sientra (SIEN), ConforMIS (CFMS), Lakeland Industries (LAKE), COLLPLANT HOLDI/S (CLGN), Rewalk Robotics (RWLK), NanoVibronix (NAOV) and Wound Management Technologies (WNDM). 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), Starbucks (SBUX), Cardinal Health (CAH), Kansas City Southern (KSU), Honeywell International (HON), Nucor (NUE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Align Technology (ALGN), Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital (PFLT) and General Electric (GE). Who are MSA Safety's key executives? MSA Safety's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Nishan J. Vartanian, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)Mr. Kenneth D. Krause, Sr. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Principal Accounting Officer (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 Who are MSA Safety's major shareholders? MSA Safety's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.37%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.15%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.08%), Northern Trust Corp (1.42%) and Channing Capital Management LLC (1.33%). 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, 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 Channing Capital Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC and Barclays PLC. 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, L Edward Shaw Jr, Randall Killeen, 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 Norges Bank, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, BlackRock Inc., Rhumbline Advisers, First Trust Advisors LP, Geode Capital Management LLC and Geode Capital 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 $102.88. How big of a company is MSA Safety? MSA Safety has a market capitalization of $3.96 billion and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $124.15 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.50 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 http://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] MarketBeat Community Rating for MSA Safety (NYSE MSA)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 222 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 200 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 422MarketBeat'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 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Fiduciary?