MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA) was Upgraded by Stifel to ” Buy” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $61. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Hold ” on the company shares. Stifel advised their investors in a research report released on Jun 14, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on MSA Safety Incorporated. MSA Safety Incorporated was Downgraded by Sidoti to ” Neutral” on Apr 19, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, MSA Safety Incorporated reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on Apr 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.44. The company had revenue of $279.27 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $274.16 million. The company’s revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.42 EPS.
MSA Safety Incorporated closed down -0.66 points or -1.27% at $51.46 with 77,975 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $51.74, the shares hit an intraday low of $51.08 and an intraday high of $52.464 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
In a different news, on May 13, 2016, L Edward Jr Shaw (director) sold 1,281 shares at $48.07 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 9, 2016, Diane M Pearse (director) sold 1,283 shares at $48.00 per share price. On Mar 16, 2016, Paul R Uhler (Vice President) sold 4,731 shares at $46.25 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.