MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) - FREE Research Report

Kelly Denis F who is Director at MSC Industrial Direct sold 5,000 shares at $69.84 on Oct. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,687 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.53% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $82.05, up $12.21, or 14.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MSC Industrial Direct go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,760
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 214,612

The average volume for MSC Industrial Direct has been 284,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. MSC Industrial Direct has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 6.89% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.49%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate MSC Industrial Direct a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MSC Industrial Direct as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full MSC Industrial Direct Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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