MSA Safety Balance Sheet Health

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MSA Safety has a total shareholder equity of $966.8M and total debt of $601.7M, which brings its debt-to-equity ratio to 62.2%. Its total assets and total liabilities are $2.2B and $1.2B respectively. MSA Safety's EBIT is $402.6M making its interest coverage ratio 10.4. It has cash and short-term investments of $146.4M.

Key information

62.2%

Debt to equity ratio

US$601.69m

Debt

Interest coverage ratio10.4x
CashUS$146.44m
EquityUS$966.80m
Total liabilitiesUS$1.20b
Total assetsUS$2.17b

Recent financial health updates

Recent updates

Project Awards Continue To Back MSA Safety, But Valuation Could Be A Drag

Apr 02

We Think MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Might Have The DNA Of A Multi-Bagger

Mar 31
We Think MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Might Have The DNA Of A Multi-Bagger

These 4 Measures Indicate That MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Mar 18
These 4 Measures Indicate That MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

Feb 23
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.47

Feb 08
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.47

Getting In Cheap On MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Is Unlikely

Jan 29
Getting In Cheap On MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Is Unlikely

Margin Stability And Project Awards Counter The Headwinds In MSA Safety's Path

Jan 03

Calculating The Fair Value Of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)

Dec 23
Calculating The Fair Value Of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)

Is MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Using Too Much Debt?

Nov 29
Is MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Using Too Much Debt?

MSA Safety's (NYSE:MSA) Dividend Will Be $0.47

Oct 30
MSA Safety's (NYSE:MSA) Dividend Will Be $0.47

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

Oct 26
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Aiming To Keep Up Its Impressive Returns

Oct 02
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Aiming To Keep Up Its Impressive Returns

Product Line Growth Will Hold MSA Safety Steady (Rating Upgrade)

Sep 19

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)

Sep 04
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Jul 28
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

Jul 13
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

MSA Safety: Assessment Unchanged

Jun 30

MSA Safety's (NYSE:MSA) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Jun 28
MSA Safety's (NYSE:MSA) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Is MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Worth US$145 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

May 23
Is MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Worth US$145 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.47

May 05
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.47

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Apr 03
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

Mar 18
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

MSA Safety Continues Growing, But It's Still Not A Great Play

Feb 22

MSA Safety declares $0.46 dividend

Feb 03

MSA Safety divests from its subsidiary holding legacy liabilities

Jan 06

Is MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) A Risky Investment?

Dec 30
Is MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) A Risky Investment?

MSA Safety: Looks Dicey Due To Demand Uncertainty And Relative Overvaluation

Dec 12

Returns At MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Dec 11
Returns At MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

Oct 28
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA)?

MSA Safety Non-GAAP EPS of $1.45 beats by $0.21, revenue of $381.69M beats by $7.02M

Oct 26

MSA Safety hires new CFO

Oct 17

MSA Safety: A Solid Firm That's Fairly Valued

Sep 26

Does MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Sep 19
Does MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Returns On Capital At MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Have Hit The Brakes

Aug 29
Returns On Capital At MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Have Hit The Brakes

MSA Safety CFO Kenneth Krause to step down

Aug 01

MSA Safety: U.S. End Market Growth Can Surpass Supply Chain Concerns

Jul 11

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

May 06
MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MSA's short term assets ($786.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($332.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: MSA's short term assets ($786.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($870.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MSA's net debt to equity ratio (47.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: MSA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 56.5% to 62.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MSA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.4%).

Interest Coverage: MSA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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