NYSE:MSM - MSC Industrial Direct Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $86.24 +0.48 (+0.56 %) (As of 08/16/2018 12:19 PM ET)Previous Close$86.40Today's Range$86.12 - $86.4052-Week Range$65.42 - $99.94Volume2,650 shsAverage Volume649,539 shsMarket Capitalization$4.80 billionP/E Ratio21.30Dividend Yield2.74%Beta0.58 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email MSC 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. Receive MSM News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MSM and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Industrial machinery & equipment Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors SectorIndustrial Products SymbolNYSE:MSM CUSIP55353010 Webwww.mscdirect.com Phone516-812-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.18 Current Ratio2.11 Quick Ratio1.14 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.30 Forward P/E Ratio16.98 P/E Growth1.23 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.89 billion Price / Sales1.69 Cash Flow$5.3038 per share Price / Cash16.26 Book Value$21.73 per share Price / Book3.97 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 Shares56,550,000Market Cap$4.80 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. Investors 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 2.69%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 9th. View MSC Industrial Direct's Dividend History. How will MSC Industrial Direct's stock buyback program work? MSC Industrial Direct declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, January 11th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback 2,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter? MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 11th. The industrial products company reported $1.39 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.39. The industrial products company had revenue of $828.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $834.43 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a return on equity of 21.08% and a net margin of 10.16%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.09 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 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 issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.26-1.32 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 target prices for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their predictions range from $87.00 to $116.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $101.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.3% 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? Some companies that are related to MSC Industrial Direct include Kubota (KUBTY), Ferguson (FERGY), BAE Systems (BA), Rolls-Royce (RR), ASHTEAD Grp PLC/ADR (ASHTY), Cimic Group (CIM), Ball (BLL), Xylem (XYL), Dover (DOV), Amcor Limited ADS common stock (AMCRY), TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY), Norsk Hydro ASA (NHYDY), IDEX (IEX), BRAMBLES Ltd/S (BXBLY) and Packaging Corp Of America (PKG). 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? Media headlines about MSM stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.84 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.09%), Ashler Capital LLC (4.40%), American Century Companies Inc. (4.29%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.28%), FMR LLC (1.09%) and Vulcan Value Partners LLC (1.02%). 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 institutional 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., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Ashmore Wealth Management LLC, Vulcan Value Partners LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 institutional 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, GWM Advisors LLC and Unigestion Holding SA. 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 $86.27. How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct? MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $4.80 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: 1.8 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 247 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 428 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 675MarketBeat'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. 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