MSC Industrial Direct Inc. (MSM) Stock Research, Analysis & News

Quick Analysis on MSC Industrial Direct Inc. (MSM) Stock as of October 20, 2017

Previous Closing Price $78.73 is above 50 day moving average of $73.74
Previous Closing Price $78.73 is below its 200 day moving average $79.84
The Price/Earnings To Growth ratio (PEG) is great than 1
The Stock pays a dividend of 2.36%
The closing price $78.73 is less than 5.42% away from its one year target price of $83.00
Good Price to Sale Ratio 1.56
Current Short Ratio 4.57 is great than 1
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MSC Industrial Direct Inc. (MSM) Stock Profile Summary

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (MSC), together with its subsidiaries, operates as a direct marketer and distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) supplies to industrial customers throughout the United States. Its product line comprises cutting tools; measuring instruments; tooling components; metalworking products; fasteners; flat stock; raw materials; abrasives; machinery hand and power tools; safety and janitorial supplies; plumbing supplies; material handling tools; power transmission products; and electrical supplies. MSC distributes approximately 600,000 industrial products from approximately 3,000 suppliers. The company offers its products through a combination of approximately 29 million direct-mail catalogs and CD-ROMs, branch sales offices, sales people, the Internet, and through associations with B2B e-commerce portals to individual machine shops, Fortune 1000 companies, and government agencies, including the General Services Administration and the Department of Defense. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Melville, New York with an additional office in Southfield, Michigan.

MSC Industrial Direct Inc. (MSM) Stock Key Statistics Research and Analysis as of October 20, 2017

Stock ExchangeNYQ
Market Capitalization$4.46B
Trade Volume (Average Trading Volume)429,452 (560,997)
Current Year EPS Estimate$3.97
Next Year EPS Estimate$4.38
Previous Closing Price$78.73
50 Day Price Moving Average$73.74
200 Day Price Moving Average$79.84
Dividend Yield2.36%
1 yr Target Price$83.00
Ex-Dividend Date7/14/2017
PEG Ratio1.94
Short Ratio4.57

MSC Industrial Direct Inc. (MSM) Stock Competitor Research and Analysis

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Mutual Funds with MSC Industrial Direct Inc. (MSM) Stock in its top 10 holdings

FundCategoryMSM Holding Percentage
Ave Maria GrowthMid-Cap Growth3.77%
Ave Maria Catholic ValuesMid-Cap Blend3.62%
FMI Common StockMid-Cap Blend3.79%
Poplar Forest Partners InstitutionalLarge Value4.89%
Meridian Growth LegacySmall Growth2.08%

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