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Owners of MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE: MSM) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $79.65 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%. The average volume for MSC Industrial Direct has been 349,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. MSC Industrial Direct has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the wholesale industry. Shares are up 6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a direct marketer and distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products to industrial customers in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.09. TheStreet Ratings rates MSC Industrial Direct as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full MSC Industrial Direct Ratings Report now.