MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA) EPS Estimated At $0.80

October 13, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

 MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA) EPS Estimated At $0.80
Investors sentiment increased to 1.8 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.25, from 1.55 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 20 investors sold MSA Safety Incorporated shares while 46 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 25.32 million shares or 6.34% more from 23.81 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Price T Rowe Associate Md accumulated 0.02% or 1.65M shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can accumulated 2,908 shares or 0% of the stock. Sawgrass Asset Management Ltd Llc owns 8,770 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Asset has 0.02% invested in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 75,412 shares. 138,995 were accumulated by Deutsche Natl Bank Ag. Eaton Vance stated it has 3,132 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas holds 16,159 shares or 0% of its portfolio. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 13,000 shares. Art Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 6,600 shares stake. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 1,560 shares. Peak6 Invests L P owns 0% invested in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) for 7,190 shares. Susquehanna Interest Grp Limited Liability Partnership reported 7,326 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cambridge Inv Rech Advisors has 13,731 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Corp reported 1.56 million shares.

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 28 insider sales for $38.18 million activity. $392,187 worth of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) was sold by Vartanian Nishan J.. The insider SHAW L EDWARD JR sold 47,888 shares worth $3.73M. Shares for $505,272 were sold by MCCLAINE DOUGLAS K on Tuesday, May 2. Uhler Paul R also sold $570,538 worth of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) on Thursday, May 4. $2.14M worth of stock was sold by LAMBERT WILLIAM M on Friday, May 5. RYAN JOHN T III also sold $338,769 worth of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) shares. $202,552 worth of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) shares were sold by WITMER THOMAS H.

Investors wait MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) to report on October, 26. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.80 earnings per share, up $0.08 or 11.11 % from last year’s $0.72 same quarter earnings. This translates into $30.42 million profit for MSA giving the stock a 24.57 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.80 EPS is accurate. MSA Safety Incorporated’s Wall Street analysts see -5.88 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $0.85 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock increased 0.54% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $78.63. About 121,335 shares traded. MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) has risen 64.52% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.82% the S&P500.

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. MSA Safety Incorporated had 12 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. Robert W. Baird downgraded MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) on Tuesday, October 3 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral” on Friday, July 22. Stifel Nicolaus maintained MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) on Thursday, October 5 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, February 27, the company rating was maintained by Barrington Research. Barrington Research maintained MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) rating on Friday, October 23. Barrington Research has “Outperform” rating and $54 target. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, October 31 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) earned “Neutral” rating by Global Hunter Securities on Friday, July 24. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MSA in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, June 28 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”.

More notable recent MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “MSA to Acquire Firefighter Turnout Gear Manufacturer Globe Manufacturing Company” on June 28, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “MSA Safety Inc’s Cost-Cutting Initiatives Continue to Pay Off” published on August 04, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “MSA Recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company for Third Consecutive Year” on March 16, 2017. More interesting news about MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Bob Leenen to Lead International Business Segment for MSA Safety” published on September 18, 2017 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why MSA Safety Incorporated Rose 10% in April” with publication date: May 04, 2017.

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