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NYSE:MSMMSC Industrial Direct Stock Price, Forecast & News

$60.30
+3.31 (+5.81 %)
(As of 04/7/2020 11:37 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$58.50
Now: $60.30
$62.15
50-Day Range
$46.70
MA: $58.55
$72.02
52-Week Range
$44.93
Now: $60.30
$86.16
Volume506,799 shs
Average Volume936,995 shs
Market Capitalization$3.34 billion
P/E Ratio11.92
Dividend Yield5.52%
Beta0.97
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.41 out of 5 stars


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$3.36 billion
Cash Flow$7.22 per share
Book Value$26.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$288.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,700
Market Cap$3.34 billion
Next Earnings Date4/8/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has MSC Industrial Direct's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

MSC Industrial Direct's stock was trading at $53.36 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MSM stock has increased by 13.0% and is now trading at $60.30. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of MSC Industrial Direct?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MSC Industrial Direct in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for MSC Industrial Direct.

When is MSC Industrial Direct's next earnings date?

MSC Industrial Direct is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 8th 2020. View our earnings forecast 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 Wednesday, April 8th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 8th. The industrial products company reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $823.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $820.84 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a return on equity of 19.67% and a net margin of 8.35%. The firm's revenue was down 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.33 earnings per share. View MSC Industrial Direct's earnings history.

How often does MSC Industrial Direct pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 31st. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 14th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share on Tuesday, April 28th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.98%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 13th. View MSC Industrial Direct's dividend history.

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

MSC Industrial Direct issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.97-1.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $781-798 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $812.79 million.

What price target have analysts set for MSM?

10 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for MSC Industrial Direct's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $73.45 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for MSC Industrial Direct.

Has MSC Industrial Direct been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MSM stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutMSC Industrial Direct.

Are investors shorting MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,219,300 shares, a drop of 25.2% from the February 27th total of 1,630,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 629,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 2.8% of the company's shares are sold short. View MSC Industrial Direct's Current Options Chain.

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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), IBM (IBM), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), 3M (MMM), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), Walt Disney (DIS) and Southern (SO).

Who are MSC Industrial Direct's key executives?

MSC Industrial Direct's management team includes the following 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)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Red Spruce Capital LLC (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%) and Global Trust Asset Management LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own MSC Industrial Direct stock include Charles Bonomo, 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 major investors are buying MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Global Trust Asset Management LLC, Red Spruce Capital LLC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $60.30.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $3.34 billion and generates $3.36 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $288.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.29 on an earnings per share basis. MSC Industrial Direct employs 6,700 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]

This page was last updated on 4/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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