MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) will issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, July 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.17 per share for the quarter.

MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, April 24th. The industrial products company reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.03. MSA Safety had a net margin of 8.47% and a return on equity of 27.93%. The firm had revenue of $326.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $340.46 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.01 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up .0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect MSA Safety to post $5 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of MSA stock traded up $0.23 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $106.73. 9 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 127,054. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $103.89. MSA Safety has a 12-month low of $86.72 and a 12-month high of $113.06. The firm has a market cap of $4.14 billion, a PE ratio of 23.67 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 1.88 and a current ratio of 2.53.

In related news, insider Douglas K. Mcclaine sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $109.80, for a total transaction of $1,098,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Diane M. Pearse sold 4,854 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $110.00, for a total transaction of $533,940.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 30,558 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,361,380. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 30,297 shares of company stock valued at $3,262,380 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 9.12% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Zosano Pharma from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Green Plains from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, June 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $108.33.

MSA Safety Company Profile

MSA Safety Incorporated develops, manufactures, and supplies safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures in the oil, gas, petrochemical, fire service, construction, utilities, and mining industries worldwide. It operates through Americas and International segments. The company's core product offerings include permanently installed fixed gas and flame detection instruments, such as permanently installed gas detection monitoring systems, and flame detectors and open-path infrared gas detectors, as well as replacement components and related services to detect the presence or absence of various gases in the air.

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