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

$71.90
-0.10 (-0.14 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$71.85
Now: $71.90
$72.88
50-Day Range
$65.81
MA: $70.11
$73.94
52-Week Range
$64.59
Now: $71.90
$90.25
Volume408,400 shs
Average Volume433,680 shs
Market Capitalization$3.97 billion
P/E Ratio14.15
Dividend Yield4.17%
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. Read More…

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$3.20 billion
Cash Flow$6.32 per share
Book Value$24.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$329.22 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,657
Market Cap$3.97 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Confirmed)
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, July 10th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Tuesday, August 6th. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 22nd. This is a positive change from MSC Industrial Direct's previous quarterly dividend of $0.63. View MSC Industrial Direct's Dividend History.

How will MSC Industrial Direct's stock buyback program work?

MSC Industrial Direct announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, January 11th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 2,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The industrial products company reported $1.32 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.03. The industrial products company had revenue of $838 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $838.88 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a net margin of 8.79% and a return on equity of 21.08%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.07 EPS. 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 Thursday, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates 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 Thursday, October 24th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for MSM?

11 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $92.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $78.30 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MSC Industrial Direct.

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

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSC Industrial Direct in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a coverage optimism score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines 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 stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for MSC Industrial Direct.

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 Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), 3M (MMM), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Mondi (MNDI), Amgen (AMGN), Netflix (NFLX), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Hamlin Capital Management LLC (1.21%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.60%), Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc. ID (0.24%), Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.12%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%) and Verity & Verity LLC (0.07%). 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, 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 Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Confluence Investment Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Brookstone Capital Management, First Hawaiian Bank, Pacer Advisors Inc. and NEXT Financial Group Inc. Company insiders that have sold MSC Industrial Direct company stock in the last year include Charles Bonomo, David Wright, Denis F Kelly, Douglas E Jones, Gregory Polli, Rustom Jilla, Steve Armstrong and Steven N Baruch. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Edmp Inc., Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Cerebellum GP LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC, Global Trust Asset Management LLC and Verity & Verity 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, 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 $71.90.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $3.97 billion and generates $3.20 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $329.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.08 on an earnings per share basis. MSC Industrial Direct employs 6,657 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:  317 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  557 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  874
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 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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