MSA Safety (MSA) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSAGet Free Report) will issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, February 14th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.88 per share for the quarter. Parties interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

MSA Safety Trading Down 0.4 %

NYSE:MSA opened at $177.37 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.62, a current ratio of 2.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. MSA Safety has a 1-year low of $122.57 and a 1-year high of $185.57. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.97 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 213.70 and a beta of 0.99. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $167.55 and a 200 day simple moving average of $167.13.

MSA Safety Dividend Announcement

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Sunday, March 10th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be given a $0.47 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 14th. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.06%. MSA Safety’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 226.51%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

MSA has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded MSA Safety from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on MSA Safety from $200.00 to $209.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $189.50.

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Institutional Investors Weigh In On MSA Safety

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of MSA. HighTower Advisors LLC boosted its position in MSA Safety by 19.5% during the 1st quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 2,275 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $301,000 after acquiring an additional 372 shares during the period. Citigroup Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of MSA Safety by 37.5% during the 1st quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 6,856 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $910,000 after buying an additional 1,870 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its holdings in shares of MSA Safety by 2.6% during the 1st quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 5,793 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $796,000 after buying an additional 148 shares during the last quarter. MetLife Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of MSA Safety by 36.1% during the 1st quarter. MetLife Investment Management LLC now owns 24,055 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $3,192,000 after buying an additional 6,385 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Panagora Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of MSA Safety by 58.6% during the 1st quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,844 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $643,000 after buying an additional 1,789 shares during the last quarter. 80.51% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

MSA Safety Company Profile

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MSA Safety Incorporated develops, manufactures, and supplies safety products and software that protect people and facility infrastructures in the oil, gas, petrochemical, fire service, construction, industrial manufacturing applications, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, utilities, military, and mining industries in North America, Latin America, and internationally.

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