MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA): Price and Financial Metrics

MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA): $111.39

-2.20 (-1.94%)

POWR Rating

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  • MSA scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 89.63% of US stocks.
  • MSA's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 178 days.
  • MSA ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

MSA Stock Summary

  • MSA SAFETY INC's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 85.85% of US equities in our set.
  • MSA's current price/earnings ratio is 108.71, which is higher than 96.2% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of MSA SAFETY INC's share price is greater than that of just 14.33% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MSA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AIMC, CBT, HAS, BDC, and XRX.
  • Visit MSA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MSA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, MSA's EV/EBIT ratio is 379.29% higher, now standing at 81.
  • MSA's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MSA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MSA 2022-09-09 3.3 5.7 111.5 81.0
MSA 2022-09-08 3.2 5.6 108.7 79.2
MSA 2022-09-07 3.2 5.6 108.7 79.2
MSA 2022-09-06 3.1 5.4 105.9 77.4
MSA 2022-09-02 3.1 5.4 105.2 76.9
MSA 2022-09-01 3.2 5.5 106.9 78.0

MSA Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 15.65%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -86.95%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 15.65%.
Over the past 70 months, MSA's revenue has gone up $286,652,000.

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
2022-06-30 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
2021-06-30 1,342.357 207.438 101.911
2021-03-31 1,315.506 238.564 112.852

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)

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MSA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $111.39 52-week high $157.29
Prev. close $113.59 52-week low $110.79
Day low $110.79 Volume 73,700
Day high $112.37 Avg. volume 107,576
50-day MA $124.26 Dividend yield 1.65%
200-day MA $130.46 Market Cap 4.36B

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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Below are the latest news stories about MSA SAFETY INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MSA as an investment opportunity.

MSA Safety (MSA) Upgraded to Strong Buy: Here's What You Should Know

MSA Safety (MSA) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.

Yahoo | September 16, 2022

Dedication to Innovation: MSA Safety Highlights Connected Safety Solutions During Milestone Year at National Safety Council Congress & Expo

For more than a century, the National Safety Council (NSC) expo has been the global stage for showcasing the very latest innovations in worker and workplace safety technology. This year, MSA Safety, Inc. (NYSE: MSA), the leader in the development of safety solutions that help to protect people and facility infrastructures, marks a milestone as the NSC's first 100-year exhibitor at the National Safety Congress and Expo. The conference is being held this year in San Diego, California, from Septemb

Yahoo | September 15, 2022

Industrial device maker Sierra Monitor is closing its Milpitas headquarters and cutting 26 workers

Sierra Monitor's decision to shutter its Silicon Valley headquarters comes three years after it was acquired by Pennsylvania-based MSA Safety and as the area surrounding its facility is being redeveloped.

Yahoo | September 15, 2022

2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Report Now Available from MSA Safety

MSA Safety Inc. (NYSE: MSA) today announced its 2021 report on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is now available digitally via the company's website at The report details MSA's ongoing efforts and progress against the company's CSR goals, including investments in products, solutions and services that reimagine the next generation of worker safety. The report also outlines MSA's programs around environmental sustainability, talent and diversity, equity and inclusion, and v

Yahoo | August 31, 2022

Do These 3 Checks Before Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) For Its Upcoming Dividend

It looks like MSA Safety Incorporated ( NYSE:MSA ) is about to go ex-dividend in the next three days. The ex-dividend...

Yahoo | August 11, 2022

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MSA Price Returns

1-mo -8.56%
3-mo -7.98%
6-mo -18.27%
1-year -20.78%
3-year 6.46%
5-year 53.99%
YTD -25.43%
2021 2.14%
2020 19.79%
2019 36.10%
2018 23.61%
2017 13.97%

MSA Dividends

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