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MSC Industrial Direct Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:MSM)

$73.94
-1.43 (-1.90 %)
(As of 11/18/2019 02:50 PM ET)
Today's Range
$73.43
Now: $73.94
$75.00
50-Day Range
$67.87
MA: $72.84
$76.57
52-Week Range
$64.59
Now: $73.94
$90.25
Volume10,384 shs
Average Volume523,387 shs
Market Capitalization$4.08 billion
P/E Ratio13.98
Dividend Yield4.04%
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$6.48 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 12th will be paid 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 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 of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, January 11th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase 2,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership 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 Thursday, October, 24th. The industrial products company reported $1.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.23 by $0.07. The industrial products company had revenue of $842.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $837.97 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a net margin of 8.59% and a return on equity of 20.63%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm 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 issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.15-1.21 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $92.00. On average, they expect MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $78.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% 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?

News stories about MSM stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. 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 media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for MSC Industrial Direct.

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), Amgen (AMGN), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC), Walt Disney (DIS) and AT&T (T).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include 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%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (1.21%) and Copeland Capital Management LLC (0.91%). 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 major 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., Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., Confluence Investment Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Rice Hall James & Associates LLC. 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 major investors are buying MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was bought 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 State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. 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 $73.90.

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:  322 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  568 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  890
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 11/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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