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NYSE:MSM

MSC Industrial Direct - MSM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$74.59
+2.26 (+3.12%)
(As of 09/28/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$72.35
$75.17
50-Day Range
$71.98
$86.34
52-Week Range
$71.32
$87.99
Volume
543,219 shs
Average Volume
408,736 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.18 billion
P/E Ratio
13.84
Dividend Yield
4.15%
Price Target
$98.25

MSC Industrial Direct MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
31.7% Upside
$98.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.37% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.09
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.19mentions of MSC Industrial Direct in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$14.45 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.12%
From $6.14 to $6.27 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.20 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

8th out of 187 stocks

Industrial Machinery & Equipment Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Stock

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Its MRO products include 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. The company offers approximately 1.9 million stock-keeping units through its catalogs and brochures; e-commerce channels, including its Website, mscdirect.com; inventory management solutions; and call-centers and branches. It operates through a distribution network of 28 branch offices, 11 customer fulfilment centers, and seven regional inventory centers. The company serves individual machine shops, Fortune 1000 manufacturing companies, and government agencies, as well as manufacturers of various sizes. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.

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MSM Stock News Headlines

MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Hits New 1-Year Low at $71.62
MSC Industrial Direct Company Inc.
MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CO. ACQUIRES TOWER FASTENERS
MSC Industrial Direct Q3 2022 Earnings Preview
MSM Breaks Above 4% Yield Territory
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MSM Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/22/2021
Ex-Dividend for 7/26 Dividend
7/11/2022
Dividend Payable
7/26/2022
Today
9/28/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
10/20/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Industrial machinery & equipment
Sub-Industry
Trading Companies & Distributors
CUSIP
55353010
Employees
6,571
Year Founded
1941

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$98.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$100.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$93.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+31.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$216.91 million
Pretax Margin
11.43%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.24 billion
Cash Flow
$6.33 per share
Book Value
$20.94 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
40,152,000
Market Cap
$4.18 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.04

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Erik David Gershwind (Age 51)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.92M
  • Ms. Kristen Actis-Grande (Age 41)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $829.63k
  • Mr. Douglas E. Jones (Age 58)
    Exec. VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer
    Comp: $620.44k
  • Mr. John Hill
    Chief Digital & Information Officer
  • Mr. John G. Chironna
    VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. Neal Dongre
    VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Paul Mason
    Director of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Steven N. BaruchMr. Steven N. Baruch (Age 54)
    Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Kim Shacklett
    Sr. VP of Sales & Customer Success
  • Ms. Elizabeth BledsoeMs. Elizabeth Bledsoe (Age 49)
    Sr. VP & Chief People Officer













MSM Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell MSC Industrial Direct stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSC Industrial Direct in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" MSM shares.
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What is MSC Industrial Direct's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their MSM share price forecasts range from $93.00 to $100.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $98.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have MSM shares performed in 2022?

MSC Industrial Direct's stock was trading at $84.06 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MSM shares have decreased by 12.8% and is now trading at $73.30.
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Are investors shorting MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,090,000 shares, a drop of 30.1% from the August 31st total of 1,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 347,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Currently, 2.4% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is MSC Industrial Direct's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 20th 2022.
View our MSM earnings forecast
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How can I listen to MSC Industrial Direct's earnings call?

MSC Industrial Direct will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 20th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, December, 22nd. The industrial products company reported $1.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.20 by $0.05. The industrial products company earned $848.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $839.63 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a net margin of 8.62% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.72%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.10 EPS.

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 21st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Tuesday, July 26th. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.09%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 11th.
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Is MSC Industrial Direct a good dividend stock?

MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.17%. MSM has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 18 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 55.66%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MSM will have a dividend payout ratio of 47.85% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for MSM.

What is Erik Gershwind's approval rating as MSC Industrial Direct's CEO?

274 employees have rated MSC Industrial Direct Chief Executive Officer Erik Gershwind on Glassdoor.com. Erik Gershwind has an approval rating of 70% among the company's employees.

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), International Business Machines (IBM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), 3M (MMM) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

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 investors include State Street Corp (2.25%), Yacktman Asset Management LP (2.22%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (1.10%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (1.08%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (0.82%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.79%). Insiders that own company stock include Charles Bonomo, Douglas E Jones, Douglas E Jones, Edward F Martin, Jr, Elizabeth Bledsoe, Gregory Polli, Kari D Heerdt, Kimberly Shacklett, Louise K Goeser, Mitchell Jacobson, Philip Peller, Rustom Jilla, Steve Armstrong and Steven N Baruch.
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How do I buy shares of MSC Industrial Direct?

Shares of MSM stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is MSC Industrial Direct's stock price today?

One share of MSM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.30.

How much money does MSC Industrial Direct make?

MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) has a market capitalization of $4.10 billion and generates $3.24 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $216.91 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.39 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does MSC Industrial Direct have?

The company employs 6,571 workers across the globe.

Does MSC Industrial Direct have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of MSC Industrial Direct: AIS All-Integrated-Solutions de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V, AIS Mexico LLC, All Integrated Solutions Inc, All Integrated Solutions Inc., American Specialty Grinding Co. Inc., Anderson Industrial Supply Inc, Barnes Group Inc, Brooks Precision Supply Inc, Cut-Rite Tool Corp, D.T.C. Tool Corp, Discount Tool and Supply Company, Dolin Supply Inc, Enco Manufacturing Inc, J&L America Inc., J&L Industrial Supply, Kaja Productions Inc, MSC Acquisition Corp III, MSC Acquisition Corp VI, MSC Acquisition Corp VII, MSC Acquisition Subsidiary LLC, MSC Contract Management Inc., MSC Foreign Properties Corporation, MSC Import Export LLC, MSC Industrial Supply License Holder 1, MSC Industrial Supply ULC, MSC IndustrialSupply S.de.R.L. de C.V, MSC Services Corp., Mission Real Estate Acquisition Company, Primeline International Inc, Sid Tool Co. Inc., Swiss Precision Instruments Inc, Wm. F. Hurst Co. LLC, and Wm. F. Hurst Co. LLC.
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How can I contact MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct's mailing address is 75 MAXESS ROAD, MELVILLE NY, 11747. The official website for the company is www.mscdirect.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (516) 812-2000, via email at cust_service@mscdirect.com, or via fax at 516-349-7096.

This page (NYSE:MSM) was last updated on 9/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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