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MSC Industrial Direct NYSE:MSM Stock Report

Last Price

US$92.46

Market Cap

US$5.1b

7D

-0.2%

1Y

1.3%

Updated

19 Apr, 2024

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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.

NYSE:MSM Stock Report

Market Cap: US$5.1b

MSM Stock Overview

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and internationally.

MSM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends5/6

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for MSC Industrial Direct
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$92.46
52 Week HighUS$105.77
52 Week LowUS$88.14
Beta0.90
1 Month Change-5.53%
3 Month Change-4.68%
1 Year Change1.27%
3 Year Change2.32%
5 Year Change13.38%
Change since IPO662.56%

Recent News & Updates

Is It Time To Consider Buying MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

Apr 17
Is It Time To Consider Buying MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

Return Trends At MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Aren't Appealing

Mar 11
Return Trends At MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Aren't Appealing

Recent updates

Is It Time To Consider Buying MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

Apr 17
Is It Time To Consider Buying MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

Return Trends At MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Aren't Appealing

Mar 11
Return Trends At MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Aren't Appealing

MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Feb 01
MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

MSC Industrial Direct's (NYSE:MSM) Soft Earnings Are Actually Better Than They Appear

Jan 17
MSC Industrial Direct's (NYSE:MSM) Soft Earnings Are Actually Better Than They Appear

MSC Industrial: Muted Revenue With No Significant Growth Potential

Jan 12

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Just Missed EPS By 5.7%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

Jan 12
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Just Missed EPS By 5.7%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) Shares Could Be 35% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Jan 09
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) Shares Could Be 35% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.'s (NYSE:MSM) Share Price Could Signal Some Risk

Dec 26
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.'s (NYSE:MSM) Share Price Could Signal Some Risk

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

Dec 13
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

Return Trends At MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Aren't Appealing

Nov 30
Return Trends At MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Aren't Appealing

Is MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Using Too Much Debt?

Nov 02
Is MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Using Too Much Debt?

MSC Industrial Outperforming An Increasingly Challenging Market

Oct 27

Is MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) Worth US$99.5 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Oct 05
Is MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) Worth US$99.5 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

MSC Industrial: MRO Play Getting Back On Its Feet

Sep 13

Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

Sep 06
Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

Do MSC Industrial Direct's (NYSE:MSM) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Aug 18
Do MSC Industrial Direct's (NYSE:MSM) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

Here's What To Make Of MSC Industrial Direct's (NYSE:MSM) Decelerating Rates Of Return

Aug 05
Here's What To Make Of MSC Industrial Direct's (NYSE:MSM) Decelerating Rates Of Return

Is MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) A Risky Investment?

Jul 06
Is MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) A Risky Investment?

MSC Industrial - Slowing End-Markets, But Promising Strategic Opportunities

Jun 30

When Should You Buy MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

May 23
When Should You Buy MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

Here's Why We Think MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Is Well Worth Watching

May 10
Here's Why We Think MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Is Well Worth Watching

Return Trends At MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Aren't Appealing

Apr 23
Return Trends At MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Aren't Appealing

Is MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Using Too Much Debt?

Mar 25
Is MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Using Too Much Debt?

Should You Investigate MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) At US$84.35?

Feb 22
Should You Investigate MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) At US$84.35?

MSC Industrial's Special Committee Needs To Stand Up For Its Shareholders

Feb 07

Should You Be Adding MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) To Your Watchlist Today?

Feb 07
Should You Be Adding MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) To Your Watchlist Today?

MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Might Become A Compounding Machine

Jan 23
MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Might Become A Compounding Machine

MSC Industrial: Good Growth Prospects At An Attractive Valuation

Jan 17

MSC Industrial acquires two Ohio-based metalworking businesses

Jan 11

MSC Industrial Direct Q1 2023 Earnings Preview

Jan 04

MSC Industrial Direct declares $0.79 dividend

Dec 16

Does MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Dec 12
Does MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Is There Now An Opportunity In MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

Nov 23
Is There Now An Opportunity In MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM)?

MSC Industrial Direct: Quality Industrial Distributor Trapping The Bear

Nov 15

Is Now The Time To Put MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) On Your Watchlist?

Nov 09
Is Now The Time To Put MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) On Your Watchlist?

MSC Industrial Executing Better, And The Street Has Noticed

Oct 26

MSC Industrial Direct's (NYSE:MSM) Dividend Will Be Increased To $0.79

Oct 23
MSC Industrial Direct's (NYSE:MSM) Dividend Will Be Increased To $0.79

MSC Industrial Direct Q4 2022 Earnings Preview

Oct 19

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.'s (NYSE:MSM) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 88% Above Its Share Price

Oct 12
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.'s (NYSE:MSM) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 88% Above Its Share Price

MSC Industrial Direct Still Offers Upside From Here

Oct 10

MSC Industrial names Martina McIsaac as COO

Sep 16

Here's What MSC Industrial Direct's (NYSE:MSM) Strong Returns On Capital Mean

Aug 25
Here's What MSC Industrial Direct's (NYSE:MSM) Strong Returns On Capital Mean

At US$84.15, Is It Time To Put MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) On Your Watch List?

Aug 11
At US$84.15, Is It Time To Put MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) On Your Watch List?

MSC Industrial Supply acquires Tower Fasteners

Aug 03

Is MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) A Risky Investment?

Jul 29
Is MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) A Risky Investment?

MSC Industrial Logs Another Very Good Margin Result, But Cycle/Economy Fears Are Front And Center

Jul 14

MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of US$0.75

Jul 09
MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of US$0.75

MSC Industrial Direct Non-GAAP EPS of $1.82 beats by $0.08, revenue of $958.6M misses by $3.94M

Jun 29

Shareholder Returns

MSMUS Trade DistributorsUS Market
7D-0.2%-4.7%-3.7%
1Y1.3%39.3%20.2%

Return vs Industry: MSM underperformed the US Trade Distributors industry which returned 39.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MSM underperformed the US Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MSM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MSM volatility
MSM Average Weekly Movement2.8%
Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement5.5%
Market Average Movement6.0%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: MSM has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: MSM's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19417,254Erik Gershwindwww.mscdirect.com

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company’s MRO products include cutting tools, measuring instruments, tooling components, metalworking products, fasteners, flat stock products, raw materials, abrasives, machinery hand and power tools, safety and janitorial supplies, plumbing supplies, materials handling products, power transmission components, and electrical supplies. It offers stock-keeping units through its catalogs and brochures; e-commerce channels, including its website, mscdirect.com; inventory management solutions; and customer care centers, customer fulfillment centers, regional inventory centers, and warehouses.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Fundamentals Summary

How do MSC Industrial Direct's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MSM fundamental statistics
Market capUS$5.15b
Earnings (TTM)US$313.98m
Revenue (TTM)US$3.98b

16.6x

P/E Ratio

1.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
MSM income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$3.98b
Cost of RevenueUS$2.35b
Gross ProfitUS$1.63b
Other ExpensesUS$1.32b
EarningsUS$313.98m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 02, 2024

Next Earnings Date

Jul 02, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)5.58
Gross Margin40.97%
Net Profit Margin7.89%
Debt/Equity Ratio39.3%

How did MSM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.6%

Current Dividend Yield

59%

Payout Ratio
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