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NYSE:MSM - MSC Industrial Direct Stock Price, Forecast & News

$76.89
-1.55 (-1.98 %)
(As of 01/19/2020 11:47 AM ET)
Today's Range
$76.86
Now: $76.89
$79.00
50-Day Range
$71.18
MA: $75.90
$79.28
52-Week Range
$64.59
Now: $76.89
$86.87
Volume1.26 million shs
Average Volume711,332 shs
Market Capitalization$4.26 billion
P/E Ratio15.20
Dividend Yield3.82%
Beta0.94
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$3.36 billion
Cash Flow$6.38 per share
Book Value$27.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$288.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,700
Market Cap$4.26 billion
Next Earnings Date4/8/2020 (Estimated)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share on Wednesday, February 5th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 21st. View MSC Industrial Direct's Dividend History.

How were MSC Industrial Direct's earnings last quarter?

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 8th. The industrial products company reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $823.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 for the quarter was down 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.33 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, April 8th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for MSC Industrial Direct.

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

MSC Industrial Direct updated 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 12 month price objectives for MSC Industrial Direct's stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate MSC Industrial Direct's stock price to reach $75.56 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for MSC Industrial Direct.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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 and 8 hold 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?

News stories about MSM stock have trended positive on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. MSC Industrial Direct earned a news sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company'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 increase in short interest in December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 2,770,000 shares, an increase of 6.5% from the November 28th total of 2,600,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 476,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.8 days. Currently, 6.2% of the shares of the stock 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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), IBM (IBM), 3M (MMM), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Amgen (AMGN), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hamlin Capital Management LLC (1.18%), Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.12%), Verity & Verity LLC (0.07%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.06%), Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. (0.04%) and Red Spruce Capital LLC (0.03%). 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 Hamlin Capital Management LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Raymond James Trust N.A., American Research & Management Co. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold MSC Industrial Direct company stock in the last year include Charles Bonomo, Denis F Kelly, Douglas E Jones, Gregory Polli, Rustom Jilla 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 Red Spruce Capital LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Diversified Trust Co, Verity & Verity LLC, Ridgewood Investments LLC and Nisa Investment Advisors 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 $76.89.

How big of a company is MSC Industrial Direct?

MSC Industrial Direct has a market capitalization of $4.26 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 121719.


MarketBeat Community Rating for MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE MSM)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  333 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  581 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  914
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 1/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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