MSA Safety Incorporated Common (NYSE:MSA):
MSA Wins ‘Best in Show’ at National Safety Council Conference.
The company is trading up since yesterday’s close of $55.16.
The company recently declared a dividend that was paid on Sat Sep 10, 2016. The dividend was $0.330 per share for the quarter or $1.32 on an annualized basis. This dividend represents a yeild of $2.38 which is the dividend as a percentage of the current share price. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday the 16th of August 2016.
The stock is trading at $55.25 which is marginally lower than the 50 day moving average of $56.39 and slightly over the 200 day moving average of $53.61. The 50 day moving average went down $-1.14 or -2.02% whereas the 200 day average was up by +3.06%.
MSA Safety Incorporated Common ‘s P/E ratio is 26.23 and the market cap of the company is 2.07B. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $2.11 and is projected to be $2.75 for the current year with 37,522,000 shares presently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is forecasted to be $0.58 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $3.07.
A few Wall Street investment firms have provided guidance on MSA Safety Incorporated Common . On July 22 the company was set at “Neutral” by Baird which is down from the previous “” rating. On June 14 the stock rating was upgraded to “Buy” from “Hold” by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.
On April 19 the company was downgraded from “” to “Neutral” in a statement from Sidoti & Co.. On July 24, 2015 Global Hunter left the price objective at $52.00 but cut the company from Accumulate to Neutral.
On July 24 the stock rating was downgraded from “Accumulate” to “Neutral” and a price target of $52.00 was set by Global Hunter. On April 29 the stock rating was upgraded from “Neutral” to “Accumulate” in a report from Global Hunter.