Switch to:

Key Ratios

New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M1,963Revenue $M1,112Net Margin (%)7.3Z-Score4.2
Enterprise Value $M2,151EPS $2.3Operating Margin %10.8F-Score6
P/E(ttm))24.4Cash Flow Per Share $3.1Pre-tax Margin (%)10.3Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.410-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0.8Quick Ratio1.8Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.85-y EBITDA Growth Rate %15.6Current Ratio2.6Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow12.7y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0.5ROA % (ttm)6.5Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %2.4Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)14.4Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %58.0Shares Outstanding M37.4ROI % (ttm)9.6Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with MSA

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$50.59 - $58.58
($54.8)
$ 52.42-4%Sold Out0
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.2%$47.31 - $57.26
($52.3)
$ 52.420%Reduce -96.61%5,823
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.09%$46.79 - $54.31
($49.78)
$ 52.425%Add 71%171,690
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.08%$44.17 - $50.95
($48.19)
$ 52.429%Add 54.41%117,843
MSAPrivate Capital 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.3%$44.17 - $50.95
($48.19)
$ 52.429%Reduce -30.95%138,826
MSAPrivate Capital 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.55%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 52.4212%Reduce -39.21%201,061
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.05%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 52.4212%Reduce -21.4%76,316
MSAMeridian Funds 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.02%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 52.4212%Sold Out0
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.23%$33.47 - $40.65
($36.69)
$ 52.4243%Add 749.65%104,312
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Buy 0.05%$32.88 - $42.1
($34.41)
$ 52.4252%New holding, 14597 sh.14,597
MSAPrivate Capital 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.41%$32.88 - $42.1
($34.41)
$ 52.4252%Reduce -24.25%522,838
MSAMeridian Funds 2011-03-31 Buy 0.02%$30.15 - $36.2
($33.01)
$ 52.4259%New holding, 14300 sh.14,300
MSAMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $30.15 - $36.2
($33.01)
$ 52.4259%Sold Out0
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-12-31 Add$26.44 - $32.37
($29.07)
$ 52.4280%Add 53.05%31,021
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-09-30 Buy $22.73 - $27.18
($24.18)
$ 52.42117%New holding, 20269 sh.20,269
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-06-30 Sold Out $24.99 - $30.42
($27.94)
$ 52.4288%Sold Out0
MSAMeridian Funds 2008-12-31 Sold Out -0.92%$21.21 - $26.82
($24.4)
$ 52.42115%Sold Out0
MSAMeridian Funds 2008-06-30 Add0.29%$38.19 - $42
($40.3)
$ 52.4230%Add 39.04%701,950
MSAGeorge Soros 2007-12-31 Sold Out -0.01%$44.28 - $54.61
($48.4)
$ 52.428%Sold Out0
MSAGeorge Soros 2007-09-30 Buy 0.01%$40.76 - $51.12
($46.6)
$ 52.4212%New holding, 4508 sh.4,508
Premium Real Time Picks are included for Premium Members only!!
*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

MSA is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
MSA Private Capital 2014-09-30112,8790.30.66-7%
Premium Most recent portfolio changes are included for Premium Members only!


MSA: Insider Buys/Sells

Click Here for All Insider Trades.
InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-10-29Sell2,298$55.09-4.85view
MCCLAINE DOUGLAS KVice President/Secretary 2014-09-11Sell3,141$55.57-5.67view
Uhler Paul RVice President 2014-09-10Sell1,491$54.96-4.62view
WITMER THOMAS HDirector 2014-09-04Sell885$55.72-5.92view
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-09-03Sell2,398$57.38-8.64view
LAMBERT WILLIAM MPresident and CEO 2014-09-03Sell16,388$56.44-7.12view
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-08-13Sell4,224$55.28-5.17view
PEARSE DIANE MDirector 2014-05-01Sell1,140$51.950.9view
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-02-27Sell12,236$52.070.67view
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-02-27Sell815$52.010.79view

Press Releases about MSA :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about MSA:

    News about MSA:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    6 Health Care Stocks with Growing Dividends Yielding in Excess of 2% Oct 09 2013 
    My 5 Favorite High Beta Health Care Dividend Stocks Aug 02 2013 
    Mine Safety Appliances Company: Safe Business, Safe Products and Safe Dividend Dec 02 2012 
    23 Dividend Growth Stocks with Highest Growth and Strongest Buy Recommendation Nov 15 2012 
    Searching for Hidden Dividend Stars May 14 2012 
    Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: DGX, HIG, VOCS, PKY, SFLY May 13 2012 
    20 Dividend Achiever with Highest Earnings Forecasts Nov 29 2011 
    5 Higher-Yielding Health Care Stocks with Increasing Dividends Sep 07 2011 
    15 Dividend Stocks Providing an Inflation Hedge May 16 2011 
    Guru Stocks Raising Dividends: UG, DFG, POR, MSA, KWR May 16 2011 

    More From Other Websites
    NEW: SUPREMA® Manager Software The unique configuration software with ATEX approval Dec 02 2014
    MSA SAFETY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant, Financial... Nov 24 2014
    MSA’s Next-Generation Breathing Apparatus for Fire Fighters Now Certified as NFPA Compliant Nov 21 2014
    "Breathe Easier. It's Here." Nov 21 2014
    MSA's G1 Breathing Apparatus Moves Key Step Closer to NFPA Certification Nov 17 2014
    MSA's G1 Breathing Apparatus Moves Key Step Closer to NFPA Certification Nov 17 2014
    MSA Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend Nov 06 2014
    MSA Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend Nov 05 2014
    MSA to Present at Baird Industrial Conference Oct 30 2014
    MSA SAFETY INC Financials Oct 30 2014
    MSA to Present at Baird Industrial Conference Oct 30 2014
    MSA SAFETY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial... Oct 23 2014
    MSA Safety tops Street 3Q forecasts Oct 23 2014
    MSA Safety tops Street 3Q forecasts Oct 23 2014
    MSA Announces Third Quarter Results Oct 22 2014
    Q3 2014 MSA Safety Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close Oct 22 2014
    Global Safety Magazine Recognizes MSA with Two Product-of-the-Year Awards Oct 15 2014
    Global Safety Magazine Recognizes MSA with Two Product-of-the-Year Awards Oct 15 2014
    MSA Hopes Construction Sites "Go Pink" with Iconic V-Gard® Hard Hat Oct 13 2014
    MSA Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Webcast Oct 08 2014

    Add Notes, Comments

    If you want to ask a question, or report a bug, please create a support ticket.

    User Comments

    No comment yet
    Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
    GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
    Free 7-day Trial
    FEEDBACK