MSC Industrial Direct Co. Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy MSC Industrial Direct Co. stock? (NYSE:MSM). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

AdvantagesDisadvantages
  • This company has a high dividend yield.
  • This company is less known than others.
  • This stock looks overpriced.
  • This company is not making money.
  • This company has wild ups and downs.

MSM Free Cash Flow Trend

Hmm, we can't give any reliable projection for MSC Industrial Direct Co.'s growth rate. The company either has too few years of historical data for us to examine, or it's in the habit of losing money.

None of this means it's a bad stock. Maybe it's new and growing quickly, or maybe it's turning things around. We can't say anything sensible about it, so we won't say it's obviously undervalued right now. Proceed at your own risk!

Free Cash Flow trendline for MSM
Free Cash Flow trendline for MSC Industrial Direct Co.

Inside the MSM Numbers

MSM Price
(MSC Industrial Direct Co. stock price per share)
$82.32
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 18% lower than other Industrial Goods stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 21% lower than other Industrial Distribution stocks
[?] Cash Yield 4.87%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 40%
[?] Dividend Yield 3%

Is MSC Industrial Direct Co. Stock on Sale?

Based on our analysis, we believe that you should not buy MSC Industrial Direct Co. right now. It might be a good stock to own—we just can't prove it with value analysis right now. Proceed with caution.

Should You Buy MSM Stock?

Does MSC Industrial Direct Co. have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.