MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. (MSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 12, 2013


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MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. ( MSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MSM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MSM has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of MSM was $79.89, representing a -9.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.92 and a 30.14% increase over the 52 week low of $61.39.

MSM is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). MSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.07. Zacks Investment Research reports MSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .33%, compared to an industry average of -2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MSM Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to MSM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MSM as a top-10 holding:

  • Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF ( SCHE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHE with an increase of 3.73% over the last 100 days.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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