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Market Cap $M1,660Revenue $M1,133Net Margin (%)7.6Altman Z-Score3.8
Enterprise Value $M1,849EPS $2.3Operating Margin %13.3Piotroski F-Score4
P/E(ttm)19.6Beneish M-Score-2.5Pre-tax Margin (%)11.9Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.210-y EBITDA Growth Rate %1.5Quick Ratio1.4Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.55-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.0Current Ratio1.9Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Free Cash Flow26.1y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %14.1ROA % (ttm)6.8Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %2.8PEG1.7ROE % (ttm)15.6Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %56.0Shares Outstanding M37.4ROIC % (ttm)12.9Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with MSA

Number of guru portfolios checked: 68.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2015-06-30 Reduce-0.1%$44.1 - $52.36
($47.99)
$ 44.44-7%Reduce 87.13%40,607
MSAPrivate Capital 2015-06-30 Reduce$44.1 - $52.36
($47.99)
$ 44.44-7%Reduce 0.77%109,967
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2015-03-31 Add0.11%$43.66 - $52.81
($48.32)
$ 44.44-8%Add 1056.14%315,463
MSAPrivate Capital 2015-03-31 Reduce$43.66 - $52.81
($48.32)
$ 44.44-8%Reduce 0.64%110,817
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Buy 0.01%$47.29 - $58.58
($53.02)
$ 44.44-16%New holding27,286
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$50.59 - $58.58
($54.8)
$ 44.44-19%Sold Out0
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.2%$47.31 - $57.26
($52.3)
$ 44.44-15%Reduce 96.61%5,823
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.09%$46.79 - $54.31
($49.78)
$ 44.44-11%Add 71.00%171,690
MSAPrivate Capital 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.3%$44.17 - $50.95
($48.19)
$ 44.44-8%Reduce 30.95%138,826
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.08%$44.17 - $50.95
($48.19)
$ 44.44-8%Add 54.41%117,843
MSAPrivate Capital 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.55%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 44.44-5%Reduce 39.21%201,061
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.05%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 44.44-5%Reduce 21.40%76,316
MSAMeridian Funds 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.02%$42.71 - $50.36
($46.78)
$ 44.44-5%Sold Out0
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.23%$33.47 - $40.65
($36.69)
$ 44.4421%Add 749.65%104,312
MSAPrivate Capital 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.41%$32.88 - $42.1
($34.41)
$ 44.4429%Reduce 24.25%522,838
MSAJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Buy 0.05%$32.88 - $42.1
($34.41)
$ 44.4429%New holding14,597
MSAMeridian Funds 2011-03-31 Buy 0.02%$30.15 - $36.2
($33.01)
$ 44.4435%New holding14,300
MSAMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $30.15 - $36.2
($33.01)
$ 44.4435%Sold Out0
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-12-31 Add$26.44 - $32.37
($29.07)
$ 44.4453%Add 53.05%31,021
MSAMario Gabelli 2010-09-30 Buy $22.73 - $27.18
($24.18)
$ 44.4484%New holding20,269
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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.

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MSA: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Uhler Paul RVice President 2015-03-12Sell2,565$51-12.86view
BOVE KERRY MPresident 2015-02-26Sell3,789$50.11-11.32view
HERRING RONALD N JRPresident 2015-02-24Sell5,175$50.01-11.14view
HOTOPP THOMAS BDirector 2015-02-23Sell1,034$50-11.12view
BRUGGEWORTH ROBERT ADirector 2014-12-10Buy83$55-19.2view
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-10-29Sell2,298$55.09-19.33view
MCCLAINE DOUGLAS KVice President/Secretary 2014-09-11Sell3,141$55.57-20.03view
Uhler Paul RVice President 2014-09-10Sell1,491$54.96-19.14view
WITMER THOMAS HDirector 2014-09-04Sell885$55.72-20.24view
BIGLER JOSEPH AVice President 2014-09-03Sell2,398$57.38-22.55view

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MSA CFO Stacy McMahan Resigns to Accept New Opportunity; Kerry Bove Appointed Interim CFO Aug 28 2015
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MSA Safety, Inc. Earnings Q2*, 2015 Aug 19 2015
MSA Declares Third Quarter Dividend Aug 04 2015
MSA SAFETY INC Financials Jul 29 2015
Edited Transcript of MSA earnings conference call or presentation 23-Jul-15 12:30pm GMT Jul 27 2015
10-Q for Mine Safety Appliances Co. Jul 25 2015
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Revenue, income up for MSA in 2Q Jul 23 2015
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MSA Safety beats Street 2Q forecasts Jul 22 2015
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