MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA): Price and Financial Metrics

MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA): $162.38

1.69 (-1.03%)

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MSA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $162.38 52-week high $185.57
Prev. close $164.07 52-week low $108.75
Day low $161.83 Volume 93,700
Day high $165.45 Avg. volume 131,769
50-day MA $173.60 Dividend yield 1.14%
200-day MA $148.70 Market Cap 6.38B

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where MSA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.49% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MSA is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • MSA ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

MSA Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 261.22, MSA SAFETY INC is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 88.99% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 484.38, MSA SAFETY INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 98.8% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, MSA has reported earnings growth of 185.43%, putting it ahead of 92.73% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MSA SAFETY INC are INGN, MYGN, TKNO, XRX, and FNA.
  • Visit MSA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MSA Valuation Summary

  • MSA's price/sales ratio is 4; this is 233.33% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, MSA's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MSA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MSA 2023-09-19 4.0 8.0 498.0 39.1
MSA 2023-09-18 4.0 8.1 506.1 39.6
MSA 2023-09-15 4.1 8.2 508.9 39.8
MSA 2023-09-14 4.1 8.2 515.1 40.3
MSA 2023-09-13 4.1 8.2 510.5 40.0
MSA 2023-09-12 4.1 8.2 510.4 39.9

MSA Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -28.13%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 7.25%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 0.38%.
MSA's revenue has moved up $149,791,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows MSA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 1,527.953 157.455 179.63
2022-09-30 1,494.966 172.905 69.119
2022-06-30 1,453.469 155.207 43.036
2022-03-31 1,422.445 178.052 20.468
2021-12-31 1,400.182 199.145 21.34
2021-09-30 1,378.162 226.543 92.7

MSA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MSA has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 69.54% of graded US stocks.
  • MSA's asset turnover comes in at 0.686 -- ranking 54th of 186 Medical Equipment stocks.
  • BIOL, TCMD, and COO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MSA.

The table below shows MSA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.686 0.430 0.105
2021-06-30 0.709 0.431 0.122
2021-03-31 0.715 0.432 0.137
2020-12-31 0.754 0.438 0.150
2020-09-30 0.761 0.448 0.172
2020-06-30 0.798 0.452 0.190

MSA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MSA, see our MSA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $175.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.7 (Moderate Buy)

MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA) Company Bio

MSA Safety Inc. is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures. Many MSA products integrate a combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations. The company was founded in 1914 and is based in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania.

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MSA Safety Earns "Top Workplaces" Recognition for 10th Time

Global safety solutions manufacturer MSA Safety, Inc. (NYSE: MSA), today announced it has been named one of Western Pennsylvania's Top Workplaces among large companies by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The 2023 recognition marks the tenth time MSA Safety has earned the recognition through the Post-Gazette's annual Top Workplaces survey program, with MSA ranking fifth overall this year in the large company category.

Yahoo | September 13, 2023

What Is MSA Safety Incorporated's (NYSE:MSA) Share Price Doing?

MSA Safety Incorporated ( NYSE:MSA ), might not be a large cap stock, but it saw a significant share price rise of over...

Yahoo | September 13, 2023

MSA Safety to Present at Morgan Stanley 11th Annual Laguna Conference

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products and solutions that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced that Nish Vartanian, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Lee McChesney, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley 11th Annual Laguna Conference on September 12, 2023. The discussion will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and last for approximately 30 minu

Yahoo | September 5, 2023

MSA Safety Releases 2022 Impact Report

MSA Safety, Inc. (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development and manufacture of safety products and solutions that help protect workers and facility infrastructures, today announced that its 2022 Impact Report is now available via the company's website. Previously known as MSA's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, the report highlights how MSA's singular and socially responsible mission to protect workers is making a positive impact on society and in our world today. The report a

Yahoo | August 31, 2023

MSA Safety to Present at Jefferies Industrials Conference

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products and software that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced that Steve Blanco, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Jefferies Industrials Conference on September 7, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. A listen-only audio webcast and replay will be accessible for 90 days on MSA's Investor Relations website at

Yahoo | August 30, 2023

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MSA Price Returns

1-mo -10.01%
3-mo -4.42%
6-mo 23.57%
1-year 45.88%
3-year 26.64%
5-year 64.58%
YTD 13.67%
2022 -3.15%
2021 2.14%
2020 19.79%
2019 36.10%
2018 23.61%

MSA Dividends

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