MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA)

NYSE: MSA · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+2.86 (1.68%)
Nov 30, 2023, 1:24 PM EST - Market open

Total Valuation

MSA Safety has a market cap or net worth of $6.80 billion. The enterprise value is $7.31 billion.

Market Cap 6.80B
Enterprise Value 7.31B

Important Dates

The last earnings date was Tuesday, October 24, 2023, after market close.

Earnings Date Oct 24, 2023
Ex-Dividend Date Nov 14, 2023

Share Statistics

MSA Safety has 39.31 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 0.45% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 39.31M
Shares Change (YoY) +0.45%
Shares Change (QoQ) +0.09%
Owned by Insiders (%) 6.20%
Owned by Institutions (%) 81.82%
Float 36.83M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 205.06 and the forward PE ratio is 23.52. MSA Safety's PEG ratio is 1.70.

PE Ratio 205.06
Forward PE 23.52
PS Ratio 3.86
Forward PS 3.61
PB Ratio 7.70
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PEG Ratio 1.70
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

EV / Earnings 217.13
EV / Sales 4.21
EV / EBITDA 26.06
EV / EBIT 33.06
EV / FCF n/a

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 2.62, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.90.

Current Ratio 2.62
Quick Ratio 1.41
Debt / Equity 0.90
Debt / EBITDA 2.79
Debt / FCF n/a
Interest Coverage 4.95

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 4.00% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 2.47%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 4.00%
Return on Assets (ROA) 1.50%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 2.47%
Revenue Per Employee $347,109
Profits Per Employee $6,732
Employee Count 5,000
Asset Turnover 0.78
Inventory Turnover 2.74


In the past 12 months, MSA Safety has paid $142.80 million in taxes.

Income Tax 142.80M
Effective Tax Rate 80.92%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +24.65% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 1.02, so MSA Safety's price volatility has been similar to the market average.

Beta (1Y) 1.02
52-Week Price Change +24.65%
50-Day Moving Average 159.51
200-Day Moving Average 153.95
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 67.63
Average Volume (30 Days) 110,703

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 293,445, so 0.75% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 293,445
Short Previous Month 255,982
Short % of Shares Out 0.75%
Short % of Float 0.80%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 2.51

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, MSA Safety had revenue of $1.74 billion and earned $33.66 million in profits. Earnings per share was $0.83.

Revenue 1.74B
Gross Profit 811.21M
Operating Income 213.94M
Pretax Income 176.46M
Net Income 33.66M
EBITDA 280.51M
EBIT 221.11M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $0.83
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $164.50 million in cash and $782.93 million in debt, giving a net cash position of -$618.43 million or -$15.73 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 164.50M
Total Debt 782.93M
Net Cash -618.43M
Net Cash Per Share -$15.73
Equity / Book Value 868.73M
Book Value Per Share 22.10
Working Capital 526.42M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was -$12.51 million and capital expenditures -$43.52 million, giving a free cash flow of -$56.02 million.

Operating Cash Flow -12.51M
Capital Expenditures -43.52M
Free Cash Flow -56.02M
FCF Per Share -$1.43
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 46.74%, with operating and profit margins of 12.33% and 1.94%.

Gross Margin 46.74%
Operating Margin 12.33%
Pretax Margin 10.17%
Profit Margin 1.94%
EBITDA Margin 16.16%
EBIT Margin 12.74%
FCF Margin -3.23%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $1.88, which amounts to a dividend yield of 1.09%.

Dividend Per Share $1.88
Dividend Yield 1.09%
Earnings Yield 0.50%
FCF Yield -0.84%
Dividend Growth (YoY) 2.75%
Payout Ratio 226.51%
Buyback Yield -0.45%
Shareholder Yield 0.66%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for MSA Safety is $183.00, which is 5.74% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $183.00
Price Target Difference 5.74%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 3
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on January 29, 2004. It was a forward split with a ratio of 3:1.

Last Split Date Jan 29, 2004
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 3:1


MSA Safety has an Altman Z-Score of 5.13 and a Piotroski F-Score of 5.

Altman Z-Score 5.13
Piotroski F-Score 5