NYSE:MSM - MSC Industrial Direct Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$89.09 -0.73 (-0.81 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 04:17 AM ET)
Previous Close$89.09
Today's Range$88.02 - $89.99
52-Week Range$75.34 - $99.94
Volume416,345 shs
Average Volume526,048 shs
Market Capitalization$4.97 billion
P/E Ratio17.54
Dividend Yield2.83%
Beta0.64
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company's MRO products comprise cutting tools, measuring instruments, tooling components, metalworking products, fasteners, flat stock products, raw materials, abrasives, machinery hand and power tools, safety and janitorial supplies, plumbing supplies, materials handling products, power transmission components, and electrical supplies. It offers approximately 1,645,000 stock-keeping units through its catalogs; brochures; e-commerce channels, including its Website, mscdirect.com; inventory management solutions; and call-centers and branches. The company serves through its distribution network of 100 branch offices and 12 customer fulfillment centers. It serves individual machine shops, Fortune 100 manufacturing companies, and government agencies. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial machinery & equipment
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:MSM
Previous Symbol
CUSIP55353010
Phone516-812-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.22
Current Ratio2.34
Quick Ratio1.28

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.54
Forward P/E Ratio15.10
P/E Growth1.01

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.20 billion
Price / Sales1.55
Cash Flow$6.2872 per share
Price / Cash14.17
Book Value$24.82 per share
Price / Book3.59

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.08
Net Income$329.22 million
Net Margins10.28%
Return on Equity21.36%
Return on Assets13.06%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,657
Outstanding Shares55,780,000
Market Cap$4.97 billion
OptionableOptionable

MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is MSC Industrial Direct's stock symbol?

MSC Industrial Direct trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MSM."

How often does MSC Industrial Direct pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.63 per share on Tuesday, November 27th. This represents a $2.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.83%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 9th. This is a boost from MSC Industrial Direct's previous quarterly dividend of $0.58. View MSC Industrial Direct's Dividend History.

How will MSC Industrial Direct's stock buyback program work?

MSC Industrial Direct announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, January 11th 2018, which permits the company to buyback 2,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The industrial products company reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.03. The industrial products company earned $838 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $838.88 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a return on equity of 21.36% and a net margin of 10.28%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.07 earnings per share. View MSC Industrial Direct's Earnings History.

When is MSC Industrial Direct's next earnings date?

MSC Industrial Direct is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MSC Industrial Direct.

What guidance has MSC Industrial Direct issued on next quarter's earnings?

MSC Industrial Direct issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.28-1.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.38. The company issued revenue guidance of $821-837 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $831.60 million.MSC Industrial Direct also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to $1.28-1.34 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for MSM?

15 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their predictions range from $87.00 to $116.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $100.2308 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MSC Industrial Direct.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MSC Industrial Direct?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSC Industrial Direct in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for MSC Industrial Direct.

Has MSC Industrial Direct been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MSM stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of MSC Industrial Direct's key competitors?

Who are MSC Industrial Direct's key executives?

MSC Industrial Direct's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Erik David Gershwind, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Rustom F. Jilla BCom, CA(Sri Lanka), CMA(UK), MBA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Steve Armstrong, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 60)
  • Ms. Kari Heerdt, Sr. VP & Chief People Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Jones, Exec. VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 54)

Who are MSC Industrial Direct's major shareholders?

MSC Industrial Direct's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.15%), American Century Companies Inc. (5.26%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.78%), New South Capital Management Inc. (3.40%), Ashler Capital LLC (2.30%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.51%). Company insiders that own MSC Industrial Direct stock include Charles Bonomo, Christopher Davanzo, David Wright, Denis F Kelly, Douglas E Jones, Erik Gershwind, Gregory Polli, Kari D Heerdt, Mitchell Jacobson, Philip Peller, Rustom Jilla, Steve Armstrong and Steven N Baruch. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MSC Industrial Direct.

Which major investors are selling MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ashler Capital LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Chicago Capital LLC, New South Capital Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., GWM Advisors LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and BlueMountain Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold MSC Industrial Direct company stock in the last year include Charles Bonomo, Christopher Davanzo, David Wright, Denis F Kelly, Douglas E Jones, Erik Gershwind, Gregory Polli, Kari D Heerdt, Mitchell Jacobson, Rustom Jilla, Steve Armstrong and Steven N Baruch. View Insider Buying and Selling for MSC Industrial Direct.

Which major investors are buying MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Paradice Investment Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Deutsche Bank AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. View Insider Buying and Selling for MSC Industrial Direct.

How do I buy shares of MSC Industrial Direct?

Shares of MSM 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 MSC Industrial Direct's stock price today?

One share of MSM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $89.09.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $4.97 billion and generates $3.20 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $329.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.08 on an earnings per share basis. MSC Industrial Direct employs 6,657 workers across the globe.

What is MSC Industrial Direct's official website?

The official website for MSC Industrial Direct is http://www.mscdirect.com.

How can I contact MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct's mailing address is 75 MAXESS ROAD, MELVILLE NY, 11747. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 516-812-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE MSM)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  463 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  737
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MSC Industrial Direct and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MSM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MSM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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