NYSE:MSM - MSC Industrial Direct Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $72.58 -1.04 (-1.41 %) (As of 05/24/2019 07:07 AM ET)Previous Close$73.62Today's Range$72.17 - $73.1652-Week Range$72.17 - $94.73Volume313,587 shsAverage Volume411,803 shsMarket Capitalization$4.00 billionP/E Ratio14.29Dividend Yield3.42%Beta0.85 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 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. 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 Current SymbolNYSE:MSM Previous Symbol CUSIP55353010 CIK1003078 Webhttp://www.mscdirect.com/ Phone516-812-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.20 Current Ratio2.19 Quick Ratio1.18Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.29 Forward P/E Ratio13.08 P/E Growth1.37 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.20 billion Price / Sales1.25 Cash Flow$6.0182 per share Price / Cash Flow12.06 Book Value$24.82 per share Price / Book2.92Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.08 Net Income$329.22 million Net Margins8.88% Return on Equity21.20% Return on Assets12.88%Miscellaneous Employees6,657 Outstanding Shares55,170,000Market Cap$4.00 billion Next Earnings Date7/10/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.63 per share on Tuesday, April 23rd. This represents a $2.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 8th. View MSC Industrial Direct's Dividend History. How will MSC Industrial Direct's stock buyback program work? MSC Industrial Direct declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter? MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 10th. The industrial products company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.26 by $0.02. The industrial products company earned $823 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $826.98 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a net margin of 8.88% and a return on equity of 21.20%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.34 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 Wednesday, July 10th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MSC Industrial Direct. What guidance has MSC Industrial Direct issued on next quarter's earnings? MSC Industrial Direct updated its third quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.46-1.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.61. The company issued revenue guidance of $874-891 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $888.26 million. What price target have analysts set for MSM? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for MSC Industrial Direct's shares. Their predictions range from $80.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect MSC Industrial Direct's share price to reach $87.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MSC Industrial Direct. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MSC Industrial Direct? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSC Industrial Direct in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings 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 stories about MSM stock have been trending positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a coverage optimism score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of MSC Industrial Direct's key competitors? Some companies that are related to MSC Industrial Direct include Tenaris (TS), Ferguson (FERGY), Cimic Group (CIM), BAE Systems (BA), W W Grainger (GWW), Xylem (XYL), BRAMBLES LTD/S (BXBLY), Dover (DOV), Amcor Limited ADS (AMCRY), ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR (ASHTY), IDEX (IEX), TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY), Allegion (ALLE), Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) and CAE (CAE). 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), Mondi (MNDI), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC), 3M (MMM), Cal-Maine Foods (CALM), Micron Technology (MU), Tractor Supply (TSCO), General Electric (GE) and Home Depot (HD). 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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.61%), American Century Companies Inc. (4.84%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.19%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (4.10%), Raymond James & Associates (1.55%) and Poplar Forest Capital LLC (1.47%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, FIL Ltd, Vulcan Value Partners LLC, Man Group plc, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Morgan Stanley and Gradient Investments LLC. 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 major investors are buying MSC Industrial Direct stock? MSM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including QV Investors Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Northern Trust Corp, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Raymond James & Associates, American Century Companies Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. 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 $72.58. How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct? MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $4.00 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. 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 ()Outperform Votes: 297 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 513 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 810MarketBeat'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 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Bear Market Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.