MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. (MSM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 10, 2014
MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. ( MSM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MSM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of MSM was $84.51, representing a -3.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.92 and a 18.3% increase over the 52 week low of $71.44.
MSM is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). MSM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.68. Zacks Investment Research reports MSM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.2%, compared to an industry average of -12.4%.