MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (MSM)

71.90
NYSE : Distribution Services
Prev Close 72.00
Day Low/High 71.85 / 72.88
52 Wk Low/High 64.59 / 90.25
Avg Volume 442.70K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 45.01M
Market Cap 3.97B
EPS 5.80
P/E Ratio 13.61
Div & Yield 3.00 (3.69%)

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Timing and Psychology Are Everything When Bargain Hunting

Timing and Psychology Are Everything When Bargain Hunting

When you're the most bummed out about how much you've lost, so is everybody else, and that's when they're willing to part with even the best stocks at really low prices.

Even With Trimmed Guidance, MSC Industrial Direct Is Built For a Buy

Even With Trimmed Guidance, MSC Industrial Direct Is Built For a Buy

Near a two-year low, MSM has the most favorable valuation in a decade and its highest ever-yield.

Fed's Powell Heads to the Hill, Trading Facebook and Lululemon: Market Recon

Fed's Powell Heads to the Hill, Trading Facebook and Lululemon: Market Recon

The problem is that the Fed's mission has moved beyond their mandate.

How 'Window Dressing' Can Hide the Losers

How 'Window Dressing' Can Hide the Losers

By selling out of big losers prior to the quarter's close, portfolio managers can hide the stocks from clients, but some downtrodden shares could be ripe for bounces next week, so here's my list.

Put the Pedal to the Metal With MSC Industrial Direct

Put the Pedal to the Metal With MSC Industrial Direct

This blue chip company shows promise, especially at this price.

Play the Dip on MSC Industrial

Play the Dip on MSC Industrial

Now is the time to buy shares of MSC Industrial, with the stock poised for a rebound after taking a hit.

IMF Head Shaker, March CPI, Trading Bed Bath & Beyond: Market Recon

IMF Head Shaker, March CPI, Trading Bed Bath & Beyond: Market Recon

Probably more important to focus on than the FOMC Minutes on Wednesday, will be the impact of energy prices on headline March CPI.

These Mid-Cap Dividend Payers Have Made for a Snoozer of a Portfolio

These Mid-Cap Dividend Payers Have Made for a Snoozer of a Portfolio

The 24 names that made the cut of these consistent dividend hikers haven't done a whole lot, either individually or in the aggregate.

Be Industrious With MSC Industrial

Be Industrious With MSC Industrial

MSC Industrial Direct is a proven growth company.

Trade Resolution Would Keep This Correction From Becoming a Crash: Market Recon

Trade Resolution Would Keep This Correction From Becoming a Crash: Market Recon

Plus, a resolution of the government shut-down needs to happen soon.

A Value Play in MSC Industrial

A Value Play in MSC Industrial

MSC Industrial Direct is one, of many, value stocks that look great right now.

Winners (and Losers) From the China Trade War: Market Recon

Winners (and Losers) From the China Trade War: Market Recon

Cloud and defense are still looking good, but watch out for retail names.

Rolling Out the 2018 Mid Cap Dividend Growers Portfolio

Rolling Out the 2018 Mid Cap Dividend Growers Portfolio

Somewhat surprisingly, 24 names made the cut this year, versus 20 last year.

What Should Really Matter to Investors Now: Whiplash Headlines or Earnings?

What Should Really Matter to Investors Now: Whiplash Headlines or Earnings?

A potential stabilizing force for the stock market arrives this week -- and have I got an idea for you.

Running for the Hills? Some Bond Traders Are: Market Recon

Running for the Hills? Some Bond Traders Are: Market Recon

Treasuries have clearly started to sell off in the deep end of the pool.

MSC Industrial: Invest, Profit, Repeat

MSC Industrial: Invest, Profit, Repeat

If you've profited on a stock before, look for a chance to do it again.

The 'Secret Sauce' of Investing

The 'Secret Sauce' of Investing

2 companies show how cyclical fluctuations are more predictable than you might think.

It's Not Too Late to Own Mead Johnson

It's Not Too Late to Own Mead Johnson

It has cheap shares and decent dividends, but here's the kicker -- the company might be sold.

Profiting On Stocks With Weak EPS Growth

Profiting On Stocks With Weak EPS Growth

The keys include tracking historical vs. current valuations and selling when the P/En ratios are hot.

MSC Industrial upgraded at Credit Suisse

'World's Worst Stock'? Not Lately

'World's Worst Stock'? Not Lately

Fastenal has mounted its second 30%-plus surge in less than a year.

Wait Patiently for the Earnings Season Elevator

If earnings come in decent, we should be in for a strong end to the summer. 

MSC Industrial downgraded at Barclays

Tax Bounce Play May Be a 2015 Winner

Tax Bounce Play May Be a 2015 Winner

This year's market conditions have created a list chock full of choices.

MSC Direct Is Back on a Path to Profits

MSC Direct Is Back on a Path to Profits

This is a good entry point, and the dividend is the highest since the dark days of 2009.

Day Ahead: Watch This Eurozone Meeting

The sense of urgency has never been higher for Greece.