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

Quick Analysis on MSC Industrial Direct Inc. (MSM) Stock as of March 4, 2015

Previous Closing Price $73.18 is below its 50 day moving average $75.50
Previous Closing Price $73.18 is below its 200 day moving average $81.52
The Price/Earnings To Growth ratio (PEG) is great than 1
The Stock pays a dividend of 6.55%
The closing price $73.18 is less than 16.97% away from its one year target price of $85.60
Good Price to Sale Ratio 1.59
Current Short Ratio 10.70 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 March 4, 2015

Stock ExchangeNYSE
Market Capitalization$4.506B
Trade Volume (Average Trading Volume)564,757 (496,677)
Price/Sales1.59
Price/Book3.61
P/E19.56
Earning/Share$3.742
Current Year EPS Estimate$4.06
Next Year EPS Estimate$4.71
Previous Closing Price$73.18
50 Day Price Moving Average$75.50
200 Day Price Moving Average$81.52
Dividend Yield6.55%
1 yr Target Price$85.60
Ex-Dividend DateJan 9
PEG Ratio1.44
Short Ratio10.70
EBITDA$466.4M

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

FundCategoryMSM Holding Percentage
BlackRock Global SmallCap Inv AWorld Stock1%
Managed Account Global SmallCapWorld Stock1.05%

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