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

$71.99
-0.16 (-0.22 %)
(As of 10/14/2019 11:43 AM ET)
Today's Range
$71.15
Now: $71.99
$71.99
50-Day Range
$65.81
MA: $69.47
$73.94
52-Week Range
$64.59
Now: $71.99
$90.25
Volume5,620 shs
Average Volume407,963 shs
Market Capitalization$3.97 billion
P/E Ratio14.08
Dividend Yield4.35%
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$6.56 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. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share on Tuesday, August 6th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.17%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 22nd. This is an increase 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 declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, January 11th 2018, which permits the company to buyback 2,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The industrial products company reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.03. The industrial products company earned $838 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $838.88 million. MSC Industrial Direct had a net margin of 8.79% and a return on equity of 21.08%. The firm's revenue was up 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.07 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 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 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for MSC Industrial Direct's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $92.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's share price to reach $78.30 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.8% 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 been trending negative on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a media sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for MSC Industrial Direct.

Are investors shorting MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct saw a drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,349,800 shares, a drop of 6.5% from the July 31st total of 2,512,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 473,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.0 days. Currently, 5.3% of the company's shares are short sold. 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 Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), 3M (MMM), Mondi (MNDI), Amgen (AMGN), Netflix (NFLX), Mcdonald's (MCD), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.12%), Verity & Verity LLC (0.07%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.01%) and Cerebellum GP LLC (0.00%). 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 major investors are selling MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Hawaiian Bank and Pacer Advisors 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 major investors are buying MSC Industrial Direct stock?

MSM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Cerebellum GP LLC, Cerebellum GP 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 $71.99.

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:  556 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  873
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 10/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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