NYSE:MSM - MSC Industrial Direct Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$83.54 +0.60 (+0.72 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$82.94
Today's Range$82.49 - $83.84
52-Week Range$65.42 - $99.94
Volume518,396 shs
Average Volume671,866 shs
Market Capitalization$4.65 billion
P/E Ratio20.65
Dividend Yield2.81%
Beta0.6
MSC Industrial Direct logoMSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products primarily 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, 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 1,565,000 stock-keeping units through its catalogs; brochures; eCommerce channels, including its Website, mscdirect.com; and call-centers and branches. The company serves primarily through its distribution network of 93 branch offices and 12 customer fulfillment centers. It serves individual machine shops, 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
SymbolNYSE:MSM
CUSIP55353010
Phone516-812-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.18
Current Ratio2.11
Quick Ratio1.14

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.65
Forward P/E Ratio16.44
P/E Growth1.19

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.89 billion
Price / Sales1.63
Cash Flow$5.2907 per share
Price / Cash15.79
Book Value$24.78 per share
Price / Book3.37

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.05
Net Income$231.43 million
Net Margins10.16%
Return on Equity21.08%
Return on Assets12.78%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,563
Outstanding Shares56,460,000
Market Cap$4,653.67

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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 Tuesday, June 19th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share on Tuesday, July 24th. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 9th. View MSC Industrial Direct's Dividend History.

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

MSC Industrial Direct announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, January 11th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase 2,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 11th. The industrial products company reported $1.39 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.39. The industrial products company earned $828.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $834.43 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a net margin of 10.16% and a return on equity of 21.08%. MSC Industrial Direct's revenue was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.09 EPS. View MSC Industrial Direct's Earnings History.

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

MSC Industrial Direct updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.26-1.32 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.36. The company issued revenue guidance of $829-844 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $846.22 million.

What price target have analysts set for MSM?

15 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for MSC Industrial Direct's shares. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $116.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $99.2308 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 9 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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)

Has MSC Industrial Direct been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MSM stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.18 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are MSC Industrial Direct's major shareholders?

MSC Industrial Direct's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.78%), GWM Advisors LLC (0.15%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.11%), Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.06%), Clinton Group Inc. (0.03%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.02%). 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 Confluence Investment Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Bank of Montreal Can and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC. Company insiders that have sold MSC Industrial Direct company stock in the last year include Charles Bonomo, Christopher Davanzo, Denis F Kelly, Douglas E Jones, Erik Gershwind, 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 GWM Advisors LLC, Clinton Group Inc., Highland Capital Management LLC, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Oakbrook Investments LLC, CHICAGO TRUST Co NA, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 $83.57.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $4.65 billion and generates $2.89 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $231.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.05 on an earnings per share basis. MSC Industrial Direct employs 6,563 workers across the globe.

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:  235 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  416 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  651
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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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