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MSM Msc Industrial Direct PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Feb 23, 2024, the MSM stock has a PE ratio of 17.03. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $5.92 and the stock price of $100.8 per share. An increase of 12% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 15.3 of the last four quarters.

MSM PE ratio history

How has MSM's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Msc Industrial Direct over the last ten years is 18.14. The current 17.03 P/E ratio is 6% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, MSM's PE ratio peaked in the Mar 2017 quarter at 26.22, with a price of $104.34 and an EPS of $3.98. The Feb 2020 quarter marked the lowest point at 12.8, with a price of $61.82 and an EPS of $4.83.


Msc Industrial Direct PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 49.15% in 2021

Maximum annual decrease: -41.2% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 16.56 28.37%
2022 12.9 -41.2%
2021 21.94 49.15%
2020 14.71 13.77%
2019 12.93 -11.68%
2018 14.64 -13.63%
2017 16.95 -13.61%
2016 19.62 9.06%
2015 17.99 -24.57%
2014 23.85 18.3%

MSM average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of MSM for the past years

MSM's current PE ratio is higher than the 5-year average, but it is lower than its 3 and 10-year averages.

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MSM PE vs peers

What is MSM's PE ratio compared to its peers

MSM's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stocks GWW and FAST, but it is higher than WCC's and DXPE's. Msc Industrial Direct's current PE ratio of 17.03 is lower than the average of its peers, which is 20.43.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
DXPE Dxp Enterprises Inc 10.01 $563.75M
WCC Wesco International Inc 10.42 $7.36B
MSM Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc 16.87 $5.63B
AIT Applied Industrial Technologies Inc 19.35 $7.24B
GWW Ww Grainger Inc 26.52 $47.46B
FAST Fastenal Co 36.05 $41.68B
KAMN KAMAN Corp 162.52 $1.29B

Frequently asked questions

What is Msc Industrial Direct's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for MSM stock as of Feb 23, 2024, stands at 17.03.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Msc Industrial Direct (MSM)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for MSM stock is 17.48.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Msc Industrial Direct (MSM)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for MSM stock is 16.49.

What is the highest PE ratio for MSM?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 26.22 and it was in the Mar 2017 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for MSM compare to its historical average?

MSM's current price to earnings ratio is 6% below its 10-year historical average.

How is MSM's PE ratio calculated (Msc Industrial Direct PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (Feb 23, 2024), Msc Industrial Direct's share price is $100.8. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $5.92. Therefore, Msc Industrial Direct's PE ratio for today is 17.03. PE RATIO(17.03) = STOCK PRICE($100.8) / TTM EPS($5.92)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.