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Market Cap $M1,862Revenue $M1,134Net Margin (%)7.3Z-Score4.1
Enterprise Value $M2,051EPS $2.3Operating Margin %10.8F-Score6
P/E(ttm))23.1Cash Flow Per Share $3.1Pre-tax Margin (%)10.3Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.210-y EBITDA Growth Rate %3.4Quick Ratio1.8Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.75-y EBITDA Growth Rate %6.5Current Ratio2.6Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow12.7y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0.5ROA % (ttm)6.5Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %2.5Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)14.4Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %53.0Shares Outstanding M37.4ROI % (ttm)9.6Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with MSA

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (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 2014-12-31 Buy 0.01%$47.29 - $58.58
($53.02)
$ 49.71-6%New holding, 27286 sh.27,286
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$50.59 - $58.58
($54.8)
$ 49.71-9%Sold Out0
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.2%$47.31 - $57.26
($52.3)
$ 49.71-5%Reduce -96.61%5,823
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.09%$46.79 - $54.31
($49.78)
$ 49.710%Add 71%171,690
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.08%$44.17 - $50.95
($48.19)
$ 49.713%Add 54.41%117,843
MSAPrivate Capital 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.3%$44.17 - $50.95
($48.19)
$ 49.713%Reduce -30.95%138,826
MSAPrivate Capital 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.55%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 49.716%Reduce -39.21%201,061
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.05%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 49.716%Reduce -21.4%76,316
MSAMeridian Funds 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.02%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 49.716%Sold Out0
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.23%$33.47 - $40.65
($36.69)
$ 49.7136%Add 749.65%104,312
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Buy 0.05%$32.88 - $42.1
($34.41)
$ 49.7144%New holding, 14597 sh.14,597
MSAPrivate Capital 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.41%$32.88 - $42.1
($34.41)
$ 49.7144%Reduce -24.25%522,838
MSAMeridian Funds 2011-03-31 Buy 0.02%$30.15 - $36.2
($33.01)
$ 49.7151%New holding, 14300 sh.14,300
MSAMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $30.15 - $36.2
($33.01)
$ 49.7151%Sold Out0
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-12-31 Add$26.44 - $32.37
($29.07)
$ 49.7171%Add 53.05%31,021
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-09-30 Buy $22.73 - $27.18
($24.18)
$ 49.71106%New holding, 20269 sh.20,269
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-06-30 Sold Out $24.99 - $30.42
($27.94)
$ 49.7178%Sold Out0
MSAMeridian Funds 2008-12-31 Sold Out -0.92%$21.21 - $26.82
($24.4)
$ 49.71104%Sold Out0
MSAMeridian Funds 2008-06-30 Add0.29%$38.19 - $42
($40.3)
$ 49.7123%Add 39.04%701,950
MSAGeorge Soros 2007-12-31 Sold Out -0.01%$44.28 - $54.61
($48.4)
$ 49.713%Sold Out0
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*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 Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-3127,2860.070.01New Buy
MSA Private Capital 2014-12-31111,5290.30.65-1.2%
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MSA: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
BOVE KERRY MPresident 2015-02-26Sell3,789$50.111.58view
HERRING RONALD N JRPresident 2015-02-24Sell5,175$50.011.78view
HOTOPP THOMAS BDirector 2015-02-23Sell1,034$501.8view
BRUGGEWORTH ROBERT ADirector 2014-12-10Buy83$55-7.45view
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-10-29Sell2,298$55.09-7.61view
MCCLAINE DOUGLAS KVice President/Secretary 2014-09-11Sell3,141$55.57-8.4view
Uhler Paul RVice President 2014-09-10Sell1,491$54.96-7.39view
WITMER THOMAS HDirector 2014-09-04Sell885$55.72-8.65view
LAMBERT WILLIAM MPresident and CEO 2014-09-03Sell16,388$56.44-9.82view
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-09-03Sell2,398$57.38-11.29view

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