MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. (MSM): Price and Financial Metrics

MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. (MSM)

Today's Latest Price: $72.18 USD

0.12 (-0.17%)

Updated Jun 4 3:58pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 57 in Industrial - Equipment

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MSM Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.99% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc's share price is greater than that of just 16.5% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for MSM comes in at 8.52% -- higher than that of 79.34% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MSM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PVH, UFPI, COLM, DORM, and FIZZ.
  • MSM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc's official web site, go to
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MSM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $72.18 52-week high $79.87
Prev. close $72.30 52-week low $44.93
Day low $71.34 Volume 346,303
Day high $72.52 Avg. volume 672,074
50-day MA $60.56 Dividend yield 4.15%
200-day MA $67.97 Market Cap 4.00B

MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. (MSM) Company Bio

MSC Industrial Direct is a North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. The company was founded in 1941 and is based in Melville, New York.

MSM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for MSM, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc ranked in the 51th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc, consider:

  • MSM'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 31.09% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 24.67. This coverage rate is greater than that of 88.5% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc experienced a tax rate of about 19% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than 78.8% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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Latest MSM News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MSM as an investment opportunity.

Why MSC Industrial (MSM) Might be Well Poised for a Surge

MSC Industrial (MSM) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

Yahoo | June 2, 2020

MSC Industrial Supply Co. Reports Fiscal April 2020 Net Sales

MELVILLE, N.Y. and DAVIDSON, N.C., May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CO. (NYSE: MSM), a premier distributor of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) products and services to industrial customers throughout North America, today announced preliminary,…

PR Newswire | May 12, 2020

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Yahoo | April 17, 2020

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Fund invests in value opportunities in downtrodden sectors Continue reading...

Yahoo | April 16, 2020

MSC Industrial (MSM) Beats Q2 Earnings Estimates

MSC Industrial (MSM) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 2.04% and -0.19%, respectively, for the quarter ended February 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Zacks Investment Research | April 8, 2020

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MSM Price Returns

1-mo 22.15%
3-mo 21.86%
6-mo 9.31%
1-year 11.21%
3-year -1.06%
5-year 25.23%
YTD 0.67%
2019 5.76%
2018 -18.26%
2017 6.96%
2016 68.25%
2015 -29.10%

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