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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M2,103Revenue $M1,112Net Margin (%)7.9Z-Score4.3
Enterprise Value $M2,274EPS $2.3Operating Margin %10.8F-Score6
P/E(ttm))24.1Cash Flow Per Share $3.1Pre-tax Margin (%)10.8Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.710-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0.8Quick Ratio1.7Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.95-y EBITDA Growth Rate %15.6Current Ratio2.7Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow12.7y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-7.1ROA % (ttm)7.2Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %2.1Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)15.6Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %56.0Shares Outstanding M37.2ROI % (ttm)9.6Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with MSA

Number of guru portfolios checked: 54.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.09%$46.79 - $54.31
($49.78)
$ 56.514%Add 71%171,690
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.08%$44.17 - $50.95
($48.19)
$ 56.517%Add 54.41%117,843
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.05%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 56.521%Reduce -21.4%76,316
MSAMeridian Funds 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.02%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 56.521%Sold Out0
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.23%$33.47 - $40.65
($36.69)
$ 56.554%Add 749.65%104,312
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Buy 0.05%$32.88 - $42.1
($34.41)
$ 56.564%New holding, 14597 sh.14,597
MSAMeridian Funds 2011-03-31 Buy 0.02%$30.15 - $36.2
($33.01)
$ 56.571%New holding, 14300 sh.14,300
MSAMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $30.15 - $36.2
($33.01)
$ 56.571%Sold Out0
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-12-31 Add$26.44 - $32.37
($29.07)
$ 56.594%Add 53.05%31,021
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-09-30 Buy $22.73 - $27.18
($24.18)
$ 56.5134%New holding, 20269 sh.20,269
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-06-30 Sold Out $24.99 - $30.42
($27.94)
$ 56.5102%Sold Out0
MSAMeridian Funds 2008-12-31 Sold Out -0.92%$21.21 - $26.82
($24.4)
$ 56.5132%Sold Out0
MSAMeridian Funds 2008-06-30 Add0.29%$38.19 - $42
($40.3)
$ 56.540%Add 39.04%701,950
MSAGeorge Soros 2007-12-31 Sold Out -0.01%$44.28 - $54.61
($48.4)
$ 56.517%Sold Out0
MSAGeorge Soros 2007-09-30 Buy 0.01%$40.76 - $51.12
($46.6)
$ 56.521%New holding, 4508 sh.4,508
MSAMeridian Funds 2007-03-31 Add0.5%$37.23 - $42.73
($39.9)
$ 56.542%Add 4176.89%453,350
MSAMeridian Funds 2006-12-31 Buy 0.01%$36.25 - $38.24
($37)
$ 56.553%New holding, 10600 sh.10,600
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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 2013-12-31171,6900.460.21+71%
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MSA: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-02-27Sell815$52.018.63view
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-02-27Sell12,236$52.078.51view
Uhler Paul RVice President 2014-02-19Sell924$536.6view
Vartanian Nishan J.Vice President 2014-02-18Sell358$52.976.66view
BOVE KERRY MPresident 2014-02-18Sell10,147$53.096.42view
MCCLAINE DOUGLAS KVice President/Secretary 2014-02-18Sell4,263$53.365.88view
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2013-12-06Sell5,451$5013view
GARCIA TUNON ALVARODirector 2013-10-28Buy2,000$47.518.95view
HERRING RONALD N JRPresident 2013-08-26Sell10,984$51.1410.48view
ZEITLER DENNIS LSenior VP, CFO, Treasurer 2013-07-30Sell10,000$52.787.05view

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