$1.26 EPS Expected for MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (MSM)

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.14, from 1.25 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 30 investors sold MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. shares while 92 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 41.24 million shares or 2.71% more from 40.15 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported.
Paradice Invest Limited Com owns 3.51% invested in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) for 533,254 shares. River Road Asset Mngmt Limited Company, Kentucky-based fund reported 626,881 shares. 19,931 were accumulated by State Of Tennessee Treasury Department. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested 0.03% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Arrowmark Colorado Limited Liability Company has invested 1.69% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Massachusetts Financial Svcs Co Ma holds 0% or 114,472 shares in its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 21,243 shares. Ww Asset Mngmt invested 0.01% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Architects invested 0.01% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Retirement Of Alabama accumulated 58,879 shares. Balyasny Asset Management Limited Co reported 0.01% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Yorktown Mgmt & Research Company has invested 0.56% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Jupiter Asset invested in 0.24% or 89,860 shares. Los Angeles Capital Management And Equity Rech owns 27,643 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Geode Cap Mgmt Llc has 0.01% invested in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM).

Since November 7, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $2.34 million activity. The insider Bonomo Charles sold 601 shares worth $49,889. POLLI GREGORY sold $1.05 million worth of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) on Thursday, February 7. 5,293 MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) shares with value of $436,579 were sold by Armstrong Steve. WRIGHT DAVID sold $480,956 worth of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) on Thursday, November 15. On Wednesday, November 7 Jilla Rustom sold $218,750 worth of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) or 2,500 shares.

Analysts expect MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) to report $1.26 EPS on April, 9.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 5.97 % from last quarter’s $1.34 EPS. MSM’s profit would be $69.73M giving it 16.11 P/E if the $1.26 EPS is correct. After having $1.33 EPS previously, MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.’s analysts see -5.26 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.02% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $81.2. About 728,095 shares traded or 81.00% up from the average. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has declined 2.75% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.12% the S&P500.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering MSC Industrial Direct Co (NYSE:MSM), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. MSC Industrial Direct Co had 4 analyst reports since October 12, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) rating on Friday, December 21. Wells Fargo has “Market Perform” rating and $85 target. The stock of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, February 8 by Stephens.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and activities products primarily in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $4.49 billion. The companyÂ’s MRO products comprise 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 a 13.36 P/E ratio. It offers approximately 1,000,000 stock-keeping units through its master catalogs; weekly, monthly, and quarterly specialty and promotional catalogs; brochures; and the Internet, such as its Websites comprising mscdirect.com and use-enco.com.

More recent MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on October 30, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “MSC Industrial Falls Short Again – Seeking Alpha” on July 12, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. 2019 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 09, 2019 was also an interesting one.

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