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MSA Safety Competitors

$166.59
+4.31 (+2.66 %)
(As of 05/13/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$162.50
$167.52
50-Day Range
$147.89
$166.44
52-Week Range
$102.15
$172.84
Volume149,508 shs
Average Volume119,276 shs
Market Capitalization$6.52 billion
P/E Ratio47.19
Dividend Yield1.06%
Beta0.96

Competitors

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Vs. AVY, MLHR, HNI, SCS, PBI, and KNL

Should you be buying MSA stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "office services & supplies" are considered alternatives and competitors to MSA Safety, including Avery Dennison (AVY), Herman Miller (MLHR), HNI (HNI), Steelcase (SCS), Pitney Bowes (PBI), and Knoll (KNL).

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) and Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Dividends

MSA Safety pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Avery Dennison pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. MSA Safety pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avery Dennison pays out 37.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. MSA Safety has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Avery Dennison has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.2% of MSA Safety shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.0% of Avery Dennison shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of MSA Safety shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Avery Dennison shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares MSA Safety and Avery Dennison's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MSA Safety10.40%23.96%10.13%
Avery Dennison7.80%44.88%9.56%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for MSA Safety and Avery Dennison, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MSA Safety02202.50
Avery Dennison05802.62

MSA Safety currently has a consensus target price of $151.50, suggesting a potential downside of 9.06%. Avery Dennison has a consensus target price of $214.3636, suggesting a potential downside of 2.76%. Given Avery Dennison's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Avery Dennison is more favorable than MSA Safety.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares MSA Safety and Avery Dennison's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MSA Safety$1.40 billion4.65$136.44 million$4.8034.71
Avery Dennison$7.07 billion2.59$303.60 million$6.6033.40

Avery Dennison has higher revenue and earnings than MSA Safety. Avery Dennison is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MSA Safety, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

MSA Safety has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Avery Dennison has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Avery Dennison beats MSA Safety on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) and Herman Miller (NASDAQ:MLHR) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Dividends

MSA Safety pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Herman Miller pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. MSA Safety pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MSA Safety has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Herman Miller has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.2% of MSA Safety shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.0% of Herman Miller shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of MSA Safety shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Herman Miller shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares MSA Safety and Herman Miller's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MSA Safety10.40%23.96%10.13%
Herman Miller-0.49%23.25%8.80%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for MSA Safety and Herman Miller, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MSA Safety02202.50
Herman Miller00403.00

MSA Safety currently has a consensus target price of $151.50, suggesting a potential downside of 9.06%. Herman Miller has a consensus target price of $53.00, suggesting a potential upside of 19.86%. Given Herman Miller's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Herman Miller is more favorable than MSA Safety.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares MSA Safety and Herman Miller's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MSA Safety$1.40 billion4.65$136.44 million$4.8034.71
Herman Miller$2.49 billion1.05$-9,100,000.00N/AN/A

MSA Safety has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Herman Miller.

Volatility & Risk

MSA Safety has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Herman Miller has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) and HNI (NYSE:HNI) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Dividends

MSA Safety pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. HNI pays an annual dividend of $1.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. MSA Safety pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MSA Safety has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and HNI has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.2% of MSA Safety shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.2% of HNI shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of MSA Safety shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of HNI shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares MSA Safety and HNI's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MSA Safety10.40%23.96%10.13%
HNI3.33%17.16%7.04%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for MSA Safety and HNI, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MSA Safety02202.50
HNI00203.00

MSA Safety currently has a consensus target price of $151.50, suggesting a potential downside of 9.06%. HNI has a consensus target price of $43.00, suggesting a potential downside of 2.65%. Given HNI's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe HNI is more favorable than MSA Safety.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares MSA Safety and HNI's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MSA Safety$1.40 billion4.65$136.44 million$4.8034.71
HNI$2.25 billion0.86$110.50 millionN/AN/A

MSA Safety has higher earnings, but lower revenue than HNI.

Volatility & Risk

MSA Safety has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HNI has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

MSA Safety beats HNI on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) and Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Dividends

MSA Safety pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Steelcase pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. MSA Safety pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Steelcase pays out 26.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. MSA Safety has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Steelcase has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Steelcase is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares MSA Safety and Steelcase's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MSA Safety10.40%23.96%10.13%
Steelcase3.00%10.77%4.06%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares MSA Safety and Steelcase's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MSA Safety$1.40 billion4.65$136.44 million$4.8034.71
Steelcase$3.72 billion0.44$199.70 million$1.509.35

Steelcase has higher revenue and earnings than MSA Safety. Steelcase is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MSA Safety, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.2% of MSA Safety shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.0% of Steelcase shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of MSA Safety shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.0% of Steelcase shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for MSA Safety and Steelcase, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MSA Safety02202.50
Steelcase00303.00

MSA Safety currently has a consensus target price of $151.50, suggesting a potential downside of 9.06%. Steelcase has a consensus target price of $15.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 9.37%. Given Steelcase's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Steelcase is more favorable than MSA Safety.

Volatility & Risk

MSA Safety has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Steelcase has a beta of 1.56, suggesting that its stock price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Steelcase beats MSA Safety on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) and Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Dividends

MSA Safety pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Pitney Bowes pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. MSA Safety pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Pitney Bowes pays out 29.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. MSA Safety has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Pitney Bowes has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Pitney Bowes is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares MSA Safety and Pitney Bowes' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MSA Safety10.40%23.96%10.13%
Pitney Bowes-0.71%49.74%1.06%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares MSA Safety and Pitney Bowes' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MSA Safety$1.40 billion4.65$136.44 million$4.8034.71
Pitney Bowes$3.21 billion0.39$194.61 million$0.6810.56

Pitney Bowes has higher revenue and earnings than MSA Safety. Pitney Bowes is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MSA Safety, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.2% of MSA Safety shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.9% of Pitney Bowes shares are held by institutional investors. 7.0% of MSA Safety shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Pitney Bowes shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for MSA Safety and Pitney Bowes, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MSA Safety02202.50
Pitney Bowes00303.00

MSA Safety currently has a consensus target price of $151.50, suggesting a potential downside of 9.06%. Pitney Bowes has a consensus target price of $8.00, suggesting a potential upside of 11.42%. Given Pitney Bowes' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Pitney Bowes is more favorable than MSA Safety.

Risk and Volatility

MSA Safety has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pitney Bowes has a beta of 2.91, indicating that its share price is 191% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Pitney Bowes beats MSA Safety on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) and Knoll (NYSE:KNL) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Dividends

MSA Safety pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Knoll pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. MSA Safety pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MSA Safety has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Knoll has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. MSA Safety is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares MSA Safety and Knoll's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MSA Safety10.40%23.96%10.13%
Knoll1.44%16.36%4.86%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares MSA Safety and Knoll's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MSA Safety$1.40 billion4.65$136.44 million$4.8034.71
Knoll$1.43 billion0.88$67.50 millionN/AN/A

MSA Safety has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Knoll.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.2% of MSA Safety shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.0% of Knoll shares are held by institutional investors. 7.0% of MSA Safety shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Knoll shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for MSA Safety and Knoll, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MSA Safety02202.50
Knoll0000N/A

MSA Safety currently has a consensus target price of $151.50, suggesting a potential downside of 9.06%. Given MSA Safety's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe MSA Safety is more favorable than Knoll.

Risk and Volatility

MSA Safety has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Knoll has a beta of 1.89, indicating that its share price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

MSA Safety beats Knoll on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


MSA Safety Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Avery Dennison logo
AVY
Avery Dennison
2.0$220.44+2.5%$18.30 billion$7.07 billion35.21Analyst Report
Herman Miller logo
MLHR
Herman Miller
1.4$44.22+0.6%$2.61 billion$2.49 billion-221.10Analyst Report
HNI logo
HNI
HNI
1.3$44.17+2.6%$1.92 billion$2.25 billion28.68Dividend Increase
Steelcase logo
SCS
Steelcase
1.7$14.02+2.1%$1.62 billion$3.72 billion19.75Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Pitney Bowes logo
PBI
Pitney Bowes
2.3$7.18+0.3%$1.26 billion$3.21 billion-51.28
Knoll logo
KNL
Knoll
0.8$24.64+0.2%$1.25 billion$1.43 billion72.47High Trading Volume
ACCO Brands logo
ACCO
ACCO Brands
2.4$9.68+4.8%$924.36 million$1.96 billion12.41
Interface logo
TILE
Interface
1.2$14.51+5.5%$850.90 million$1.34 billion-11.25Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Kimball International logo
KBAL
Kimball International
1.7$12.96+2.9%$477.99 million$727.86 million13.79Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
NL Industries logo
NL
NL Industries
0.8$7.32+2.6%$357.14 million$124.20 million21.53Analyst Upgrade
ARC Document Solutions logo
ARC
ARC Document Solutions
1.3$2.03+3.9%$86.70 million$382.42 million14.50
This page was last updated on 5/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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