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

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$86.69 -0.31 (-0.36 %)
(As of 09/18/2018 11:49 AM ET)
Previous Close$87.08
Today's Range$85.80 - $87.08
52-Week Range$72.06 - $99.94
Volume2,796 shs
Average Volume335,267 shs
Market Capitalization$4.94 billion
P/E Ratio21.32
Dividend Yield2.66%
Beta0.53
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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.18
Current Ratio2.11
Quick Ratio1.14

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.32
Forward P/E Ratio17.13
P/E Growth1.09

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.89 billion
Price / Sales1.70
Cash Flow$5.1786 per share
Price / Cash16.74
Book Value$21.73 per share
Price / Book3.99

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.05
Net Income$231.43 million
Net Margins10.16%
Return on Equity21.08%
Return on Assets12.78%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,563
Outstanding Shares56,550,000
Market Cap$4.94 billion

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. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share on Tuesday, July 24th. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.68%. 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 announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, January 11th 2018, which permits the company to buyback 2,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 11th. The industrial products company reported $1.39 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.39. The industrial products company earned $828.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $834.43 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a net margin of 10.16% and a return on equity of 21.08%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.09 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 Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for MSC Industrial Direct.

What guidance has MSC Industrial Direct issued on next quarter's earnings?

MSC Industrial Direct updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.26-1.32 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.36. The company issued revenue guidance of $829-844 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $846.22 million.

What price target have analysts set for MSM?

14 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their forecasts range from $87.00 to $116.00. On average, they expect MSC Industrial Direct's share price to reach $101.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MSC Industrial Direct.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MSC Industrial Direct?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSC Industrial Direct in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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?

News articles about MSM stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for MSC Industrial Direct.

Who are MSC Industrial Direct's major shareholders?

MSC Industrial Direct's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.09%), Ashler Capital LLC (4.40%), American Century Companies Inc. (4.29%), Schroder Investment Management Group (1.74%), Schroder Investment Management Group (1.49%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.28%). 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 FMR LLC, Hermes Investment Management Ltd., Schroder Investment Management Group, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Ashmore Wealth Management LLC and Vulcan Value Partners LLC. 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, Gregory Polli, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Morgan Stanley, Marshall Wace LLP, Ashler Capital LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and GWM Advisors LLC. 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 $86.69.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $4.94 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 (NYSE MSM)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  260 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  441 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  701
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 9/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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