MSA Safety Incorporated Common (NYSE:MSA):
MSA Announces Third Quarter Results.
In the market the company is trading up by 0.16% since yesterday’s close of $55.16.
Additionally the company recently announced a dividend that was paid on Sat Sep 10, 2016. The dividend was $0.330 per share for the quarter or $1.32 annualized. The dividend yield was $2.38. The ex-dividend date was set for Tuesday the 16th of August 2016.
Shares are trading at $55.25 a bit lower than the 50 day moving average which is $56.39 and marginally over the 200 day moving average of $53.61. The 50 day moving average went down by -2.02% and the 200 day average went up $1.64 or +3.06%.
The P/E ratio is 26.23 and the market cap is 2.07B. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $2.11 and is estimated to be $2.75 for the current year with 37,522,000 shares now outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is forecasted to be $0.58 with next year’s EPS anticipated to be $3.07.
Several analysts have issued ratings on MSA Safety Incorporated Common recently. On July 22 the stock rating was downgraded to “Neutral” from “” in a report issued by Baird. On June 14 the company was upgraded from “Hold” to “Buy” by Stifel Nicolaus.
On April 19 the company was downgraded from “” to “Neutral” in an announcement from Sidoti & Co.. July 24 investment analysts at Global Hunter maintained a price objective of $52.00 and downgraded the company to Neutral from Accumulate.
On July 24 the stock rating was downgraded from “Accumulate” to “Neutral” and a price target of $52.00 was set by analysts at Global Hunter. On April 29 the company was upgraded to “Accumulate” from “Neutral” in a statement from Global Hunter.