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Owners of MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE: MSM) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 33 cents per share. At a price of $83.92 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%. The average volume for MSC Industrial Direct has been 438,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. MSC Industrial Direct has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the wholesale industry. Shares are up 4.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes metalworking, and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) supplies primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.71. TheStreet 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, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins 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. You can view the full MSC Industrial Direct Ratings Report now.