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MSC Industrial Direct Stock Forecast, Price & News

$61.37
+0.72 (+1.19 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$60.09
Now: $61.37
$61.96
50-Day Range
$60.65
MA: $66.00
$70.08
52-Week Range
$44.93
Now: $61.37
$79.87
Volume272,790 shs
Average Volume604,522 shs
Market Capitalization$3.40 billion
P/E Ratio12.84
Dividend Yield4.95%
Beta0.91
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.21 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.36 billion
Cash Flow$6.13 per share
Book Value$26.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$288.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,700
Market Cap$3.40 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$61.37
+0.72 (+1.19 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has MSC Industrial Direct's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

MSC Industrial Direct's stock was trading at $53.36 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MSM stock has increased by 15.0% and is now trading at $61.37.
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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 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 8th. The industrial products company reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.24. The industrial products company had revenue of $834.97 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $835.02 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a return on equity of 19.58% and a net margin of 8.07%.
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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 quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Tuesday, July 28th. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.89%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 13th.
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What guidance has MSC Industrial Direct issued on next quarter's earnings?

MSC Industrial Direct updated its fourth quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 10th. The company provided earnings per share 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect MSC Industrial Direct's share price to reach $71.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,520,000 shares, an increase of 24.6% from the August 15th total of 1,220,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 522,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 3.4% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), IBM (IBM), Intel (INTC), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), AbbVie (ABBV), 3M (MMM) and CVS Health (CVS).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.12%), New South Capital Management Inc. (2.69%), Yacktman Asset Management LP (2.24%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (1.67%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.65%) and First Trust Advisors LP (1.45%). Company insiders that own MSC Industrial Direct stock include Charles Bonomo, David Wright, 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Yacktman Asset Management LP, FMR LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., UBS Group AG, Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd., and Pzena Investment Management 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Capital Advisors Inc. OK, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Alberta Investment Management Corp, Paradice Investment Management LLC, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
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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 $61.37.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $3.40 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.

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 9/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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