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msc industrial direct co-a (MSM) Snapshot

Open
$80.34
Previous Close
$80.35
Day High
$81.79
Day Low
$80.28
52 Week High
06/11/14 - $93.14
52 Week Low
10/28/14 - $75.39
Market Cap
5.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
464.7K
EPS TTM
$3.94
Shares Outstanding
48.5M
EX-Date
01/9/15
P/E TM
20.6x
Dividend
$1.60
Dividend Yield
5.40%
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msc industrial direct co-a (MSM) Details

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products primarily in the United States. The company’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 offers approximately 850,000 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. The company serves primarily through its distribution network of 103 branch offices and 12 customer fulfillment centers. In addition, it distributes fasteners and other consumables for customers in manufacturing, government, transportation, and natural resources end-markets. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.

6,465 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/29/14
Founded in 1941

msc industrial direct co-a (MSM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $648.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $423.7K
Executive Vice Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $775.0K
Chief Supply Chain Officer and Executive Vice...
Total Annual Compensation: $368.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

msc industrial direct co-a (MSM) Key Developments

Jeff Kaczka Plans to Retire as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc

MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC. announced that Jeff Kaczka, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, plans to retire from the Company. Mr. Kaczka will continue in his current role until such time as a new Chief Financial Officer has been appointed and a successful transition period has been completed. MSC has begun the process to identify a successor.

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. Announces Resignation of Thomas Cox as Executive Vice President, Sales Effective November 14, 2014

On October 30, 2014, MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. announced that Mr. Thomas Cox resigned from his position as Executive Vice President, Sales effective November 14, 2014.

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended August 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter of 2015

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended August 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company's net sales were $726,623,000 against $673,773,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $99,826,000 against $92,352,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $99,171,000 against $91,342,000 a year ago. Net income was $62,813,000 or $1.01 diluted per share against $56,375,000 or $0.89 diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $100,934,000 against $98,744,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $63,515,000 or $1.02 per diluted share against $60,320,000 or $0.95 per diluted share a year ago. With regards to the operating cash flow, the company generated $46 million in the fourth quarter. For the full year, the company's net sales were $2,787,122,000 against $2,457,649,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $383,184,000 against $385,526,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $379,525,000 against $383,429,000 a year ago. Net income was $236,067,000 or $3.76 diluted per share against $237,995,000 or $3.75 diluted per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $272,406,000 against $325,437,000 a year ago. Expenditures for property, plant and equipment was $70,617,000 against $89,252,000 a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $400,533,000 against $401,407,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $246,858,000 or $3.93 per diluted share against $248,221,000 or $3.91 per diluted share a year ago. Total CapEx for the year was $96 million. The company expects net sales for the fiscal first quarter 2015 to be between $727 million and $739 million. Excluding non-recurring integration costs associated with CCSG, the company expects adjusted diluted earnings per share for the fiscal first quarter 2015 to be between $0.95 and $0.99. It expects gross margins to be in the range of 45.3%, plus or minus 20 basis points, which is down about 110 basis points from the year-ago quarter. The company expects adjusted operating expenses to increase at the midpoint of guidance by $3 million versus the fourth quarter. So the midpoint of guidance implies an adjusted operating margin of approximately 13.5% in the first quarter. Tax rate is expected to be 38.3%. This earnings guidance includes CCSG operating results and excludes integration cost, which are expected to be about $0.01 in the quarter.

 

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