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

$71.95
+0.29 (+0.40 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$71.51
Now: $71.95
$72.05
50-Day Range
$68.07
MA: $74.13
$79.04
52-Week Range
$64.59
Now: $71.95
$86.87
Volume294,649 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio14.22
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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 N/A
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorN/A
CUSIP55353010
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Miscellaneous

Employees6,700
Next Earnings Date4/8/2020 (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 Wednesday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Wednesday, February 5th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 21st. View MSC Industrial Direct's Dividend History.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 8th. The industrial products company reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.04. The industrial products company had revenue of $823.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $820.84 million. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm 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, April 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 second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.97-1.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 12-month target prices for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's share price to reach $75.56 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MSC Industrial Direct.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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 and 8 hold ratings 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 negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 coverage optimism score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for MSC Industrial Direct.

Are investors shorting MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,420,000 shares, a drop of 9.7% from the January 15th total of 2,680,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 579,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.2 days. Approximately 5.5% 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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), IBM (IBM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Oracle (ORCL), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), 3M (MMM), AT&T (T), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include New South Capital Management Inc. (2.97%), State Street Corp (1.98%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (1.58%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (1.57%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.45%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.28%). Company insiders that own MSC Industrial Direct stock include Charles Bonomo, 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 ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, FMR LLC, Poplar Forest Capital LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Raymond James & Associates, C Partners Holding GmbH, QV Investors Inc. and River Road Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold MSC Industrial Direct company stock in the last year include Charles Bonomo, Douglas E Jones, Rustom Jilla 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 Pzena Investment Management LLC, OLD Republic International Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Professional Advisory Services Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Bank of America Corp DE and Grimes & Company Inc.. 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 $71.95.


MarketBeat Community Rating for MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE MSM)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  340 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  589 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  929
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 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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