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Market Cap $M4,702Revenue $M2,787Net Margin (%)8.3Z-Score6.3
Enterprise Value $M5,151EPS $3.8Operating Margin %13.4F-Score5
P/E(ttm))20.3Cash Flow Per Share $0Pre-tax Margin (%)13.3Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.810-y EBITDA Growth Rate %10.0Quick Ratio1.0Cash flow > EarningsN
Price/Sales1.75-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.6Current Ratio2.0Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow0y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.8ROA % (ttm)11.6Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.9Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)17.3Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %37.0Shares Outstanding M61.6ROI % (ttm)0Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with MSM

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
MSMJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Buy 0.04%$84.95 - $95.53
($89.16)
$ 76-15%New holding, 46109 sh.46,109
MSMRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out $85.8 - $96.13
($90.78)
$ 76-16%Sold Out0
MSMRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Buy $80.19 - $88.62
($85.05)
$ 76-11%New holding, 4538 sh.4,538
MSMJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.02%$80.19 - $88.62
($85.05)
$ 76-11%Sold Out0
MSMJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.08%$76 - $84.62
($79.67)
$ 76-5%Reduce -70.08%9,829
MSMJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.06%$76.33 - $84.26
($80.58)
$ 76-6%Add 126.75%32,852
MSMJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.03%$73.65 - $87.79
($82.19)
$ 76-8%Add 90.81%14,488
MSMJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Buy 0.03%$67.72 - $74.6
($71.36)
$ 766%New holding, 7593 sh.7,593
MSMKen Fisher 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.04%$67.72 - $74.6
($71.36)
$ 766%Reduce -25.11%673,355
MSMKen Fisher 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.08%$61.89 - $73.83
($68.5)
$ 7611%Reduce -30.74%899,165
MSMJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.07%$61.89 - $73.83
($68.5)
$ 7611%Sold Out0
MSMJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Buy 0.07%$62.75 - $83.7
($72.39)
$ 765%New holding, 13724 sh.13,724
MSMJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.04%$62.75 - $83.7
($72.39)
$ 765%Sold Out0
MSMJohn Burbank 2012-03-31 Buy 0.04%$71.49 - $84.25
($74.13)
$ 762%New holding, 15000 sh.15,000
MSMRay Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.15%$56.13 - $72.2
($66.6)
$ 7614%Sold Out0
MSMJoel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out -0.2316%$50.17 - $70.48
($61.19)
$ 7624%Sold Out0
MSMRay Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.07%$50.17 - $70.48
($60.88)
$ 7625%Reduce -29.46%183,371
MSMJohn Keeley 2011-09-30 Sold Out -0.0056%$50.17 - $70.48
($61.19)
$ 7624%Sold Out0
MSMJoel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Buy 0.23%$64.33 - $75.04
($68.86)
$ 7610%New holding, 24982 sh.24,982
MSMRon Baron 2011-03-31 Reduce-0.14%$58.57 - $67.16
($62.55)
$ 7622%Reduce -35.49%698,380
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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.

MSM 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
MSM Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-3046,1090.070.04New Buy
MSM Ken Fisher 2014-09-30702,2471.140.13+1.09%
MSM Ron Baron 2014-09-30649,8251.050.23
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MSM: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Bonomo CharlesSenior VP and CIO 2015-01-02Sell2,064$81.29-6.51view
KACZKA JEFFREYEVP and CFO 2014-11-13Sell11,430$83.7-9.2view
COX THOMASExecutive VP, Sales 2014-11-13Sell11,011$83.93-9.45view
COX THOMASExecutive VP, Sales 2014-11-06Sell45,148$83.74-9.24view
KACZKA JEFFREYEVP and CFO 2014-10-31Sell4,952$80.95-6.11view
Davanzo ChristopherVP, Finance and Controller 2014-08-19Sell2,105$89.42-15.01view
JACOBSON MITCHELLDirector, 10% Owner 2014-08-19Sell21,313$89.63-15.21view
COX THOMASExecutive VP, Sales 2014-08-18Sell2,464$89.1-14.7view
Bonomo CharlesSenior VP and CIO 2014-08-15Sell2,660$89-14.61view
KACZKA JEFFREYEVP and CFO 2014-08-14Sell4,952$88.39-14.02view

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    Quarterly/Annual Reports about MSM:

    News about MSM:

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    The Environment Is Changing? Mario Gabelli Add Lawson Products Again Jan 02 2014 
    Why Fastenal Could Be a Short Opportunity Feb 14 2012 
    Westport Asset Management Buys MSM, ROST, MA, CHKP, LH, WSH, FST, Sells DV May 09 2011 
    MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (MSM) EXECUTIVE VP AND CFO Charles A Jr Boehlke sells 6,933 Shares Jan 18 2011 
    MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (MSM) EXECUTIVE VP AND CFO Charles A Jr Boehlke sells 17,531 Shares Jan 14 2011 
    MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (MSM) PRESIDENT AND CEO David Sandler sells 67,500 Shares Jan 13 2011 
    MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jan 06 2011 
    MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (MSM) EXECUTIVE VP AND CFO Charles A Jr Boehlke sells 2,000 Shares Nov 08 2010 
    MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (MSM) EXECUTIVE VP AND CFO Charles A Jr Boehlke sells 20,000 Shares Nov 03 2010 
    MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (MSM) PRESIDENT AND CEO David Sandler sells 22,348 Shares Oct 29 2010 

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