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

$73.93
-0.93 (-1.24 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$73.71
Now: $73.93
$75.90
50-Day Range
$71.18
MA: $74.25
$76.57
52-Week Range
$64.59
Now: $73.93
$86.87
Volume496,329 shs
Average Volume399,297 shs
Market Capitalization$4.08 billion
P/E Ratio13.98
Dividend Yield4.01%
Beta0.92
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial machinery & equipment
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP55353010
Phone516-812-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.36 billion
Cash Flow$6.43 per share
Book Value$26.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$288.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,700
Market Cap$4.08 billion
Next Earnings Date1/8/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 17th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 12th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share on Tuesday, November 26th. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 8th. View MSC Industrial Direct's Dividend History.

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

MSC Industrial Direct declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, January 11th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase 2,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign 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 data on Thursday, October, 24th. The industrial products company reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.23 by $0.07. The industrial products company earned $842.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $837.97 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a net margin of 8.59% and a return on equity of 20.63%. The company's revenue was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.29 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 8th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for MSC Industrial Direct.

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

MSC Industrial Direct updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.15-1.21 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.25. The company issued revenue guidance of $811-827 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $839.47 million.

What price target have analysts set for MSM?

11 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for MSC Industrial Direct's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $92.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $77.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MSC Industrial Direct.

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

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSC Industrial Direct in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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?

Media coverage about MSM stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for MSC Industrial Direct.

Are investors shorting MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,600,000 shares, an increase of 5.3% from the November 14th total of 2,470,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 455,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.7 days. Approximately 5.9% of the company's stock are sold short. View MSC Industrial Direct's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of MSC Industrial Direct own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other MSC Industrial Direct investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), 3M (MMM), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), IBM (IBM), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Pfizer (PFE) and Amgen (AMGN).

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 48)
  • Mr. Rustom F. Jilla BCom, CA(Sri Lanka), CMA(UK), MBA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Steve Armstrong, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Steven N. Baruch, Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Jones, Exec. VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 55)

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 State Street Corp (2.06%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (1.58%), River Road Asset Management LLC (1.43%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.39%), Poplar Forest Capital LLC (1.32%) and Hamlin Capital Management LLC (1.21%). 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, Rustom Jilla, Steve Armstrong and Steven N Baruch. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MSC Industrial Direct.

Which institutional investors are selling MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including River Road Asset Management LLC, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Poplar Forest Capital LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Voya Investment Management LLC, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., Confluence Investment Management LLC and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have sold MSC Industrial Direct company stock in the last year include Charles Bonomo, Denis F Kelly, Douglas E Jones, Gregory Polli, Rustom Jilla, Steve Armstrong and Steven N Baruch. View Insider Buying and Selling for MSC Industrial Direct.

Which institutional investors are buying MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copeland Capital Management LLC, Veritas Asset Management LLP, Yacktman Asset Management LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Paradice Investment Management LLC, OLD Republic International Corp and Squarepoint Ops LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is MSC Industrial Direct's stock price today?

One share of MSM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.93.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $4.08 billion and generates $3.36 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $288.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.29 on an earnings per share basis. MSC Industrial Direct employs 6,700 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About MSC Industrial Direct.

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:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  329 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  572 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  901
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 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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