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Last $71.84 USD
Change Today +0.63 / 0.88%
Volume 23.6K
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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products primarily in the United States. The company’s MRO products comprise cutting tools, measuring instruments, tooling components, metalworking products, fasteners, flat stock, raw materials, abrasives, machinery hand and power tools, safety and janitorial supplies, plumbing supplies, materials handling products, power transmission components, and electrical supplies. It offers approximately 850,000 stock-keeping units through its master catalogs; weekly, monthly, and quarterly specialty and promotional catalogs; brochures; and the Internet, such as its Websites comprising and The company serves primarily through its distribution network of 103 branch offices and 12 customer fulfillment centers. In addition, it distributes fasteners and other consumables for customers in manufacturing, government, transportation, and natural resources end-markets. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.

6,465 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/29/14
Founded in 1941

msc industrial direct co-a (MSM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $648.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $423.7K
Executive Vice Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $775.0K
Chief Supply Chain Officer and Executive Vice...
Total Annual Compensation: $368.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

msc industrial direct co-a (MSM) Key Developments

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. Presents at Raymond James & Associates 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference, Mar-03-2015 08:40 AM

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. Presents at Raymond James & Associates 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference, Mar-03-2015 08:40 AM. Venue: JW Marriott Grande Lakes, 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, FL 32837, United States. Speakers: Erik David Gershwind, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director, John G. Chironna, Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasurer.

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended November 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended November 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company's net sales were $731,091,000 against $678,510,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $93,971,000 against $96,750,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $93,209,000 against $95,696,000 a year ago. Net income was $57,417,000 or $0.91 diluted per share against $59,046,000 or $0.93 basic and diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $97.5 million compared to $102.5 million in the same quarter a year ago. Adjusted net income was $59.6 million, or $0.95 per diluted share compared to $62.6 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, in the same quarter a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $57,752,000 against $104,380,000 a year ago. Expenditures for property, plant and equipment was $13,358,000 against $12,506,000 a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2015. The company expects net sales to be between $717 million and $729 million. At the midpoint, average daily sales growth is expected to be 9.3%, which includes CCSG sales that are expected to be growing at a lower rate than the MSC base business. The company expects GAAP and adjusted diluted earnings per share to be between $0.84 and $0.88. The company's expectation for CapEx for the year remains in the range of $75 million to $85 million. The company expects gross margin in the second quarter to be in the range of 45.2% plus or minus 20 basis points.

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Jan 07, 2015

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Jan 07, 2015


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