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

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$89.14 -0.55 (-0.61 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$89.14
Today's Range$88.57 - $90.8350
52-Week Range$65.42 - $99.94
Volume567,114 shs
Average Volume349,275 shs
Market Capitalization$5.06 billion
P/E Ratio22.01
Dividend Yield2.59%
Beta0.62
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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.19
Current Ratio2.20
Quick Ratio1.19

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio22.01
Forward P/E Ratio17.28
P/E Growth1.28

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.89 billion
Price / Sales1.74
Cash Flow$5.1886 per share
Price / Cash17.18
Book Value$21.73 per share
Price / Book4.10

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.05
Net Income$231.43 million
Net Margins9.91%
Return on Equity20.53%
Return on Assets12.32%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,563
Outstanding Shares56,460,000

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. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 10th will be given a dividend of $0.58 per share on Tuesday, July 24th. This represents a $2.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 9th. 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 share repurchase plan 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 plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 10th. The industrial products company reported $1.34 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.02. The industrial products company had revenue of $769 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $773.42 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a return on equity of 20.53% and a net margin of 9.91%. MSC Industrial Direct's revenue was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.33 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, July, 11th 2018. 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 third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.37-1.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.41. The company issued revenue guidance of $820-835 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $828.27 million.

What price target have analysts set for MSM?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $116.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $100.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for MSC Industrial Direct.

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?

Headlines about MSM stock have been trending positive on Saturday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a news sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.72 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are MSC Industrial Direct's major shareholders?

MSC Industrial Direct's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.85%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.76%), New South Capital Management Inc. (4.02%), American Century Companies Inc. (3.71%), Schroder Investment Management Group (1.62%) and Poplar Forest Capital LLC (1.04%). 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 New South Capital Management Inc., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Blair William & Co. IL, Citigroup Inc., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., American Century Companies Inc., BlackRock Inc., Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd., WBI Investments Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. 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 $89.14.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $5.06 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 (MSM)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  222 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  400 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  622
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 6/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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