MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA): Price and Financial Metrics

MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA)

Today's Latest Price: $153.50 USD

5.57 (3.77%)

Updated Dec 4 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 65 in Air/Defense Services

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MSA Stock Summary

  • MSA has a market capitalization of $5,801,314,969 -- more than approximately 77.82% of US stocks.
  • MSA's went public 30.71 years ago, making it older than 84.44% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for MSA Safety Inc is higher than 86.33% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to MSA Safety Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be XRX, NYT, CW, AIN, and IOSP.
  • Visit MSA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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MSA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $153.50 52-week high $153.76
Prev. close $147.93 52-week low $83.57
Day low $148.55 Volume 80,956
Day high $153.76 Avg. volume 225,619
50-day MA $141.59 Dividend yield 1.16%
200-day MA $122.15 Market Cap 5.98B

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.

MSA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$153.50$47.78 -68%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for MSA, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that MSA Safety Inc ranked in the 24th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for MSA Safety Inc ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 18.62; that's higher than 86.43% of US stocks in the Industrials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 6% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 18.17% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • MSA's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 41.53% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Worldwide Head, Eye and Face Protection Equipment Industry to 2025 - Featuring Honeywell International, MSA Safety and 3M Among Others -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Head, Eye and Face Protection Equipment Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025" report has been added to's offering. The Global head, eye, and face protection equipment market was valued at US$3.252 billion in 2019. The global head, eye, and face protection market is growing with the increase in industrialization across the developing countries around the world. The demand is increasing as there is more need for manufacturing products to meet t

Business Wire | September 28, 2020

MSA Named Top Workplace in the Pittsburgh Area; Chairman, President and CEO Nish Vartanian Honored with Leadership Award

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that it has been named Western Pennsylvania's Top Workplace among large companies by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The company earned the recognition through…

PR Newswire | September 22, 2020

MSA Supports OSHA's 2020 National Safety Stand-Down by Offering Free Virtual Safety Seminars

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In the COVID-era where digital tools and virtual platforms have become more important than ever, global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that they will host free, online safety seminars from…

PR Newswire | September 14, 2020

MSA Safety Incorporated's (MSA) CEO Nish Vartanian on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA) Q2 2020 Results Earnings Conference Call July 30, 2020, 8:30 AM ET Company Participants Elyse Lorenzato - Director, Investor Relations Nish Vartanian - Chairman, President and CEO Ken Krause - Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Conference Call Participants Stanley Elliott - Stifel Richard...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 1, 2020

MSA Safety (MSA) Q2 Earnings Top Estimates

MSA Safety (MSA) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 12.12% and -1.42%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

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MSA Price Returns

1-mo 13.47%
3-mo 25.36%
6-mo 25.45%
1-year 24.22%
3-year 96.14%
5-year 267.29%
YTD 23.08%
2019 36.10%
2018 23.61%
2017 13.97%
2016 63.79%
2015 -15.84%

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