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

$54.02
+2.09 (+4.02 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$50.66
Now: $54.02
$54.46
50-Day Range
$46.70
MA: $61.92
$72.02
52-Week Range
$44.93
Now: $54.02
$86.16
Volume412,100 shs
Average Volume746,575 shs
Market Capitalization$2.99 billion
P/E Ratio10.68
Dividend Yield5.78%
Beta0.99
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$6.77 per share
Book Value$26.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$288.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,700
Market Cap$2.99 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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MSM stock has increased by 1.2% and is now trading at $54.02. 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 8th. The industrial products company reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $823.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $820.84 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a return on equity of 19.67% and a net margin of 8.35%. The company's revenue was down 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.33 EPS. 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 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 5.55%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 21st. 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 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 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for MSC Industrial Direct's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $86.00. On average, they expect MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $73.45 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for MSC Industrial Direct.

Has MSC Industrial Direct been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about MSM stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories 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 stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutMSC Industrial Direct.

Are investors shorting MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,219,300 shares, a decline of 25.2% from the February 27th total of 1,630,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 629,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 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."

Who are MSC Industrial Direct's major shareholders?

MSC Industrial Direct's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail 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 institutional 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 activity for MSC Industrial Direct.

Which institutional investors are buying MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Pzena Investment Management LLC, OLD Republic International Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Man Group plc, Professional Advisory Services Inc., and Royce & Associates LP. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $54.02.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $2.99 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:  603 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  955
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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