MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. (MSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. ( MSM ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MSM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $71.08, the dividend yield is 5.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MSM was $71.08, representing a -16.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.76 and a 15.78% increase over the 52 week low of $61.39.

MSM is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). MSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.09. Zacks Investment Research reports MSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.75%, compared to an industry average of 6.3%.

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 10.48% 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 The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CAJ , DHR , MSM , SCHE

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