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MSC Industrial Direct Stock Forecast, Price & News

$86.80
+1.44 (+1.69 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$85.64
Now: $86.80
$86.99
50-Day Range
$65.10
MA: $73.51
$87.33
52-Week Range
$44.93
Now: $86.80
$87.83
Volume4,669 shs
Average Volume575,212 shs
Market Capitalization$4.83 billion
P/E Ratio19.20
Dividend Yield3.44%
Beta0.88
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, 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 1.7 million stock-keeping units through its catalogs and 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 99 branch offices and 12 customer fulfillment centers. It serves individual machine shops, Fortune 100 manufacturing companies, and government agencies, as well as manufacturers of various sizes. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.44 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial machinery & equipment
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
CUSIP55353010
Phone516-812-2000
Employees6,315

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.19 billion
Cash Flow$7.11 per share
Book Value$23.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$251.76 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$4.83 billion
Next Earnings Date1/13/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$86.80
+1.44 (+1.69 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:59 PM ET)
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MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Frequently Asked Questions

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

MSC Industrial Direct's stock was trading at $53.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MSM stock has increased by 62.7% and is now trading at $86.80.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of MSC Industrial Direct?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSC Industrial Direct in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than MSC Industrial Direct?

Wall Street analysts have given MSC Industrial Direct a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but MSC Industrial Direct wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is MSC Industrial Direct's next earnings date?

MSC Industrial Direct is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 13th 2021.
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How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 27th. The industrial products company reported $1.09 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.15. The industrial products company had revenue of $747.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $747.80 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a return on equity of 19.38% and a net margin of 7.87%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.30 earnings per share.
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How often does MSC Industrial Direct pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct declared a None dividend on Tuesday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of $3.50 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 30th.
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What guidance has MSC Industrial Direct issued on next quarter's earnings?

MSC Industrial Direct issued an update on its fourth quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $747.7-747.7 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $755.34 million.

What price target have analysts set for MSM?

8 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $96.00. On average, they expect MSC Industrial Direct's share price to reach $74.57 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.1%.
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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 Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AT&T (T), International Business Machines (IBM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), 3M (MMM) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

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 49, Pay $1.37M)
  • Mr. Steve Armstrong, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 62, Pay $549.84k)
  • Mr. Steven N. Baruch, Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer (Age 52, Pay $451.56k)
  • Mr. Douglas E. Jones, Exec. VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 56, Pay $527.36k)
  • Ms. Kristen Actis-Grande, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 39)
  • Mr. Charles Bonomo, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. John G. Chironna, VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. Paul Mason, Director of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Edward F. Martin Jr., Sr. VP of Sales & Customer Success (Age 50)
  • Ms. Kari Heerdt, Sr. VP of New Bus. Innovation & Transformation (Age 52)

What is MSC Industrial Direct's stock symbol?

MSC Industrial Direct trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MSM."

Who are MSC Industrial Direct's major shareholders?

MSC Industrial Direct's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.98%), Yacktman Asset Management LP (2.36%), State Street Corp (1.94%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.81%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.35%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (1.14%). Company insiders that own MSC Industrial Direct stock include Charles Bonomo, Denis F Kelly, Douglas E Jones, Edward F Martin, Jr, Gregory Polli, Rustom Jilla, Steve Armstrong and Steven N Baruch.
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Which institutional investors are selling MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, Aperio Group LLC, QV Investors Inc., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, and Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC. Company insiders that have sold MSC Industrial Direct company stock in the last year include Charles Bonomo, Douglas E Jones, Edward F Martin, Jr, and Rustom Jilla.
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Which institutional investors are buying MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Royce & Associates LP.
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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 $86.80.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $4.83 billion and generates $3.19 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $251.76 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.74 on an earnings per share basis. MSC Industrial Direct employs 6,315 workers across the globe.

What is MSC Industrial Direct's official website?

The official website for MSC Industrial Direct is 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]

This page was last updated on 11/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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