Technical Analysis for MSM - MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
A 93.82 0.13% 0.12
MSM closed up 1.08 percent on Thursday, May 6, 2021, on 81 percent of normal volume. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
Historical MSM trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
New 52 Week Closing High Bullish 0.39%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.39%
Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 1.48%
NR7 Range Contraction 1.48%
Inside Day Range Contraction 1.48%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.48%
New 52 Week Closing High Bullish 1.23%
Stochastic Reached Overbought Strength 1.23%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.23%
New 52 Week Closing High Bullish 2.04%
Older End-of-Day Signals for MSM ...

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Alert Time
New 52 Week High about 2 hours ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakout about 3 hours ago
Rose Above Previous Day's High about 4 hours ago
Upper Bollinger Band Resistance about 4 hours ago
Down 1% about 6 hours ago
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MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. Description

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a direct marketer and distributor of various metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products primarily in the United States. It offers approximately 600,000 stock-keeping units representing a range of MRO products, such as 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. The company sells its products through its master catalogs, specialty and promotional catalogs, brochures, and the Internet to small, medium, and large companies in various sectors, including durable and non-durable goods manufacturing, education, government, and health care. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Melville, New York with an additional office in Southfield, Michigan.


Sector: Industrials
Industry: Industrial Distribution
Keywords: Plumbing Visual Arts Fastener Fasteners Tooling Metalworking Abrasive Durable Good Measuring Instruments Abrasives Power Tools Direct Marketer

Is MSM a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 93.92
52 Week Low 56.29
Average Volume 370,638
200-Day Moving Average 78.43
50-Day Moving Average 89.16
20-Day Moving Average 90.34
10-Day Moving Average 91.76
Average True Range 1.84
ADX 9.46
+DI 22.32
-DI 16.28
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 88.20
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 91.96
Upper Bollinger Band 93.75
Lower Bollinger Band 86.92
Percent B (%b) 0.99
BandWidth 7.56
MACD Line 1.10
MACD Signal Line 0.81
MACD Histogram 0.2916
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 4.27 Billion
Num Shares 45.5 Million
EPS 4.51
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 20.78
Price-to-Sales 1.45
Price-to-Book 3.52
PEG Ratio 1.81
Dividend 3.00
Dividend Yield 3.20%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 95.58
Resistance 3 (R3) 95.37 94.55 95.26
Resistance 2 (R2) 94.55 94.07 94.65 95.16
Resistance 1 (R1) 94.12 93.77 94.34 94.33 95.05
Pivot Point 93.30 93.30 93.40 93.40 93.30
Support 1 (S1) 92.87 92.82 93.09 93.08 92.35
Support 2 (S2) 92.05 92.52 92.15 92.24
Support 3 (S3) 91.62 92.05 92.14
Support 4 (S4) 91.83