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

$55.35
+1.15 (+2.12 %)
(As of 04/3/2020 06:45 AM ET)
Today's Range
$53.13
Now: $55.35
$55.58
50-Day Range
$46.70
MA: $59.90
$72.02
52-Week Range
$44.93
Now: $55.35
$86.16
Volume502,300 shs
Average Volume945,927 shs
Market Capitalization$3.07 billion
P/E Ratio10.94
Dividend Yield5.54%
Beta0.97
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

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$6.64 per share
Book Value$26.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$288.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,700
Market Cap$3.07 billion
Next Earnings Date4/8/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has MSC Industrial Direct's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

MSC Industrial Direct's stock was trading at $53.36 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MSM stock has increased by 3.7% and is now trading at $55.35. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of MSC Industrial Direct?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSC Industrial Direct in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for MSC Industrial Direct.

When is MSC Industrial Direct's next earnings date?

MSC Industrial Direct is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 8th 2020. View our earnings forecast for MSC Industrial Direct.

How can I listen to MSC Industrial Direct's earnings call?

MSC Industrial Direct will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 8th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 8th. The industrial products company reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $823.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $820.84 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a net margin of 8.35% and a return on equity of 19.67%. MSC Industrial Direct's revenue was down 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.33 earnings per share. View MSC Industrial Direct's earnings history.

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 Tuesday, March 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Tuesday, April 28th. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.42%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 13th. View MSC Industrial Direct's dividend history.

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

MSC Industrial Direct updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.97-1.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $781-798 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $812.79 million.

What price target have analysts set for MSM?

10 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for MSC Industrial Direct's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $73.45 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for MSC Industrial Direct.

Has MSC Industrial Direct been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about MSM stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 daily sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutMSC Industrial Direct.

Are investors shorting MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,219,300 shares, a decrease of 25.2% from the February 27th total of 1,630,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 629,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 IBM (IBM), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), 3M (MMM), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), Walt Disney (DIS) and Southern (SO).

Who are MSC Industrial Direct's key executives?

MSC Industrial Direct's management team includes the following 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)

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 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 $55.35.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $3.07 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:  352 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  605 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  957
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 4/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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