MSA Safety Inc (NYSE:MSA) advises to “Mark your calendars” for Jun 10, 2018; dividends expected to reach $0.38.

May 17, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2017. Its down 1.06, from 2.1 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 18 investors sold MSA Safety Incorporated shares while 71 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 25.56 million shares or 0.73% more from 25.38 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada invested in 0% or 2,790 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board accumulated 0.02% or 8,400 shares. Tower Rech Limited Liability (Trc) reported 1,070 shares. Comerica Bancorporation accumulated 26,488 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Weaver C Barksdale Assoc accumulated 82 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Ameriprise Fin has 177,471 shares. 7,440 were reported by First Republic Inv Inc. Ancora Advsr Llc invested in 6,000 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Moreover, Mason Street Advisors Ltd Liability Company has 0.03% invested in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Rodgers Brothers Inc reported 32,656 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Federated Pa owns 18,951 shares. Moreover, Voya Investment Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Renaissance Ltd Liability Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) for 78,700 shares. Eagle Asset Mgmt reported 243,921 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings.

Since March 7, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $2.77 million activity. BOVE KERRY M sold $177,860 worth of stock or 2,021 shares. PEARSE DIANE M had sold 1,206 shares worth $105,575. The insider Krause Kenneth D. sold $105,625.

MSA Safety Inc (NYSE:MSA) is expected to pay $0.38 on Jun 10, 2018. Shareholders owning the stock before May 18, 2018 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on MSA Safety Inc’s current price of $90.12, the dividend is 0.42 %. This dividend’s record date is May 21, 2018 and the announcement date is May 7, 2018. The stock increased 0.83% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $90.12. About 190,047 shares traded. MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) has risen 18.45% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.90% the S&P500.

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. The company has market cap of $3.45 billion. It operates through Americas and International divisions. It has a 134.51 P/E ratio. 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.

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering MSA Safety (NYSE:MSA), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. MSA Safety has $10000 highest and $98.0 lowest target. $100’s average target is 10.96% above currents $90.12 stock price. MSA Safety had 5 analyst reports since February 22, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, April 24 with “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Thursday, February 22 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, April 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, March 13 by Robert W. Baird.

More important recent MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “MSA Safety’s (MSA) CEO Bill Lambert on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 24, 2018, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “MSA Supports OSHA’s 2018 National Safety Stand-Down by Offering Free On-Site Safety Seminars”, Bizjournals.com published: “MSA Safety names new president, CEO” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “MSA Board Elects Nishan J. Vartanian CEO of MSA Safety; William M. Lambert Elected Non-Executive Chairman” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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