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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
NYSE:MSM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. NYSE:MSM: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:MSM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.43 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.12
Equity to Asset 0.70
NYSE:MSM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NYSE:MSM: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:MSM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.78 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.7
0.59
0.87
Interest Coverage 66.35
NYSE:MSM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 26.76 vs. NYSE:MSM: 66.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:MSM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.09  Med: 87.2 Max: 1710.44
Current: 66.35
23.09
1710.44
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 7.74
M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
4.21%
13.66%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.08
NYSE:MSM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. NYSE:MSM: 13.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:MSM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.04  Med: 16.23 Max: 17.95
Current: 13.08
13.04
17.95
Net-margin (%) 8.03
NYSE:MSM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NYSE:MSM: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:MSM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.95  Med: 9.99 Max: 11.03
Current: 8.03
7.95
11.03
ROE (%) 16.78
NYSE:MSM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NYSE:MSM: 16.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:MSM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.49  Med: 20.73 Max: 27.27
Current: 16.78
16.49
27.27
ROA (%) 11.07
NYSE:MSM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. NYSE:MSM: 11.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:MSM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.07  Med: 15.21 Max: 19.26
Current: 11.07
11.07
19.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 35.63
NYSE:MSM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. NYSE:MSM: 35.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:MSM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.62  Med: 48.58 Max: 59.09
Current: 35.63
36.62
59.09
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
NYSE:MSM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. NYSE:MSM: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:MSM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 11.9 Max: 23.6
Current: 8.1
0.7
23.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.90
NYSE:MSM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. NYSE:MSM: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:MSM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 13.4 Max: 37.6
Current: 0.9
-7.3
37.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -2.90
NYSE:MSM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. NYSE:MSM: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:MSM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: 8.7 Max: 46.7
Current: -2.9
-10.9
46.7
» NYSE:MSM's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-27)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

MSM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 3,692 sh (New)
Jim Simons 57,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,354 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 107,977 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 66,000 sh (+10.00%)
Ron Baron 642,240 sh (-0.98%)
Ken Fisher 680,341 sh (-2.41%)
Chuck Royce 1,692,138 sh (-4.54%)
Murray Stahl 11,062 sh (-17.30%)
Jeremy Grantham 10,500 sh (-39.66%)
Steven Cohen 66,500 sh (-84.02%)
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Q4 2015

MSM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 360,900 sh (+530.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 610,464 sh (+465.36%)
Steven Cohen 171,200 sh (+157.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,784 sh (+71.63%)
Robert Olstein 66,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Ken Fisher 679,743 sh (-0.09%)
Murray Stahl 10,613 sh (-4.06%)
Chuck Royce 1,444,664 sh (-14.62%)
Jeremy Grantham 7,800 sh (-25.71%)
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Q1 2016

MSM Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Pioneer Investments 184,517 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 252,300 sh (+47.37%)
Ken Fisher 681,184 sh (+0.21%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Jim Simons 329,600 sh (-8.67%)
Chuck Royce 1,161,064 sh (-19.63%)
Murray Stahl 6,803 sh (-35.90%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,884 sh (-70.17%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,443 sh (-97.31%)
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Q2 2016

MSM Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Hussman 2,100 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 42,170 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 11,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 62,724 sh (+281.46%)
Jim Simons 496,500 sh (+50.64%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,392 sh (+5.72%)
Ken Fisher 668,288 sh (-1.89%)
Pioneer Investments 165,253 sh (-10.44%)
Murray Stahl 6,013 sh (-11.61%)
Chuck Royce 1,002,764 sh (-13.63%)
Steven Cohen 111,900 sh (-55.65%)
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution
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MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc together with its subsidiaries is a marketer and distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations supplies to customers throughout North America.

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc, together with its consolidated subsidiaries is the direct marketer and distributor of a range of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products to customers throughout the United States. The Company operates in the United States, with customers in all 50 states, through a network of 12 customer fulfillment centers and 98 branch offices. Its customer fulfillment centers are located in or near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Atlanta, Georgia, Elkhart, Indiana and Reno, Nevada. In addition, it operates 7 smaller customer fulfillment centers in Reno, Nevada, Hanover Park, Illinois, Dallas, Texas, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Edison, New Jersey, Shelbyville, Kentucky, Wednesbury, United Kingdom, Edmonton, Canada, Beamsville, Canada, and Moncton, Canada. Its products represent a broad range of MRO products that include cutting tools, measuring instruments, tooling components, metalworking products, fasteners, flat stock, raw materials, abrasives, machinery hand and power tools, safety and janitorial supplies, plumbing supplies, materials handling products, power transmission components, and electrical supplies. It has eCommerce abilities that enable its customers to lower their procurement costs. This includes many features such as swift search and transaction abilities, access to real-time inventory, customer specific pricing, workflow management tools, customized reporting and other features. It offers inventory management solutions with its Customer Managed Inventory (CMI), Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) systems and vending solutions that could lower its customers inventory investment, reduce sourcing costs and out of stock situations and increase business efficiency. The distribution channels in the MRO market include retail outlets, small distributorships, national, regional and local distributors, direct mail suppliers, warehouse stores and manufacturers own sales forces. Its customers include the purchasers of industrial supply products, from individual machine shops to Fortune 1000 companies, to government agencies such as the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Defense. The Company faces competition from traditional channels of distribution such as retail outlets, small dealerships, regional or national distributors utilizing direct sales forces, manufacturers of MRO supplies, large warehouse stores and larger direct mail distributors. The Company's operations are subject to and affected by a variety of federal, state, local and non-U.S. health and safety and environmental laws and regulations.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.46
MSM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
62% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.98 vs. MSM: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MSM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 20.21 Max: 30.86
Current: 19.46
9.3
30.86
Forward P/E 17.70
MSM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.87 vs. MSM: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.46
MSM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.58 vs. MSM: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MSM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 20.21 Max: 30.86
Current: 19.46
9.3
30.86
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 15.63
MSM's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.34 vs. MSM: 15.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
MSM' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.23  Med: 22.03 Max: 51.4
Current: 15.63
6.23
51.4
P/B 3.11
MSM's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. MSM: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MSM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 3.82 Max: 6.08
Current: 3.11
2.24
6.08
P/S 1.55
MSM's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. MSM: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MSM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.95 Max: 3.19
Current: 1.55
1.03
3.19
PFCF 13.61
MSM's PFCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.08 vs. MSM: 13.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MSM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.38  Med: 22.97 Max: 44.67
Current: 13.61
6.38
44.67
POCF 11.86
MSM's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. MSM: 11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MSM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 18.53 Max: 29.09
Current: 11.86
5.8
29.09
EV-to-EBIT 12.47
MSM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. MSM: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MSM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 12.7 Max: 18.5
Current: 12.47
6.1
18.5
EV-to-EBITDA 10.48
MSM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.01 vs. MSM: 10.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MSM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 11.4 Max: 16.6
Current: 10.48
5.6
16.6
PEG 2.03
MSM's PEG is ranked lower than
69% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. MSM: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MSM' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.52 Max: 7.97
Current: 2.03
0.32
7.97
Shiller P/E 21.09
MSM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 20.94 vs. MSM: 21.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MSM' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.58  Med: 28.86 Max: 47.43
Current: 21.09
16.58
47.43
Current Ratio 3.32
MSM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. MSM: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MSM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 4.36 Max: 6.83
Current: 3.32
2
6.83
Quick Ratio 1.74
MSM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. MSM: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MSM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.74 Max: 4.27
Current: 1.74
1.03
4.27
Days Inventory 113.72
MSM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
71% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 74.78 vs. MSM: 113.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MSM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 105.08  Med: 110.12 Max: 137.28
Current: 113.72
105.08
137.28
Days Sales Outstanding 50.72
MSM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 55.09 vs. MSM: 50.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MSM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.52  Med: 47.9 Max: 51.45
Current: 50.72
40.52
51.45
Days Payable 26.40
MSM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 42.79 vs. MSM: 26.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MSM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.78  Med: 28.13 Max: 32.26
Current: 26.4
20.78
32.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.39
MSM's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. MSM: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MSM' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.96
Current: 2.39
0.93
2.96
Dividend Payout 0.46
MSM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
57% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. MSM: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MSM' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.46
0.21
0.54
Dividend Growth (3y) 17.00
MSM's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MSM: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
MSM' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.7 Max: 121
Current: 17
0
121
Forward Dividend Yield 2.39
MSM's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. MSM: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.70
MSM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
67% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. MSM: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MSM' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.83  Med: 2.91 Max: 5.83
Current: 4.7
1.83
5.83
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.60
MSM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. MSM: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MSM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: 0.1 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.6
-1.7
2.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.92
MSM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. MSM: 11.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
MSM' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.97  Med: 7.49 Max: 29.53
Current: 11.92
2.97
29.53
Price/Tangible Book 6.42
MSM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. MSM: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MSM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 5.31 Max: 10.25
Current: 6.42
2.06
10.25
Price/Projected FCF 1.20
MSM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MSM: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MSM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.87
Current: 1.2
0.73
2.87
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.45
MSM's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
57% of the 14 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. MSM: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
MSM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. MSM: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MSM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.8
0.47
1.96
Price/Graham Number 2.35
MSM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. MSM: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MSM' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.58
Current: 2.35
1.09
3.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.00
MSM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. MSM: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MSM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 7.9 Max: 16.4
Current: 8
5.4
16.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.53
MSM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. MSM: 8.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MSM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 18.9 Max: 37.9
Current: 8.53
6.6
37.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,846
EPS (TTM) $ 3.70
Beta0.38
Short Percentage of Float9.12%
52-Week Range $54.19 - 78.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)61.46

Analyst Estimate

Aug16 Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,853 2,860 2,940 3,030
EPS ($) 3.73 4.05 4.25 4.55
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.73 4.05 4.25 4.55
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
9.59%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.47 1.53
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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 

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