MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Class A (MSM) Dividend History

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc , through its subsidiaries, primarily, MSC Industrial Supply Co., is an American company, it is one of the largest industrial equipment distributors in the world. MSC is most famous for publishing "The Big Book", a catalog totaling over 3,000 pages detailing the company's products, which currently number over 1 million. MSC was founded in 1941 as "Sid Tool, Inc.", by Sidney Jacobson, in New York's Little Italy. It originally sold cutting tools and accessories to New York City machine shops. The company later moved its headquarters to Plainview, NY. In 1970 Manhattan Supply Company was acquired and in 1998, moved to its current headquarters in Melville, New York. The company currently operates from five regional Customer Fulfillment Centers and 85 branch offices. On June 8, 2006, MSC completed the acquisition of J & L America, Inc. DBA J & L Industrial Supply , a subsidiary of Kennametal, for $349.5 million.

Last update 06/14/2021


Dividend Yield Summary

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Dividends 2.19 1.83 3.00 2.76 6.50 1.50
Average Price 78.04 86.30 87.74 75.76 68.48 88.27
Yield 2.81% 2.12% 3.42% 3.64% 9.49% 1.70%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2021 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2021-04-12
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 3.34
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 2.90
Dividend Cover 1.15 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 3.16%
52-Week Trailing Yield 8.22%
6-Year Average Yield 3.67%
6-Year Dividend Change 32.42%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 5.40%
Number of Dividend Payments (2003-07-29 - 2021-04-12) 75

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2021-04-12 $0.75
2021-01-11 $0.75
2020-11-30 $3.50
2020-11-09 $0.75
2020-07-13 $0.75
2020-04-13 $0.75
2020-01-21 $0.75
2019-11-08 $0.75
2019-07-22 $0.75
2019-04-08 $0.63
2019-01-07 $0.63
2018-11-12 $0.63
2018-11-09 $0.63
2018-07-09 $0.58
2018-04-16 $0.58
2018-01-12 $0.58
2017-11-13 $0.48
2017-07-14 $0.45
2017-04-13 $0.45
2017-01-06 $0.45
2016-11-11 $0.45
2016-11-10 $0.45
2016-07-08 $0.43
2016-04-08 $0.43
2016-01-08 $0.43
2015-11-06 $0.43
2015-07-10 $0.40
2015-04-10 $0.40
2015-01-09 $0.40
2014-11-14 $3.40
2014-09-15 $1.46
2014-07-03 $0.33
2014-04-11 $0.33
2014-04-04 $0.33
2014-03-14 $2.75
2014-01-10 $0.33
2013-11-04 $0.33
2013-07-05 $0.30
2013-04-12 $0.30
2012-12-13 $0.30
2012-11-05 $0.30
2012-07-06 $0.25
2012-04-05 $0.25
2012-01-06 $0.25
2011-11-02 $0.25
2011-07-08 $0.22
2011-04-08 $0.22
2011-01-07 $0.22
2010-07-27 $0.22
2010-04-27 $0.20
2010-02-02 $0.20
2009-07-28 $0.20
2009-04-28 $0.20
2009-02-03 $0.20
2008-07-24 $0.20
2008-04-15 $0.18
2008-01-17 $0.18
2007-10-30 $0.18
2007-07-06 $0.18
2007-04-10 $0.18
2007-01-05 $0.14
2006-10-31 $0.14
2006-07-06 $0.14
2006-04-05 $0.14
2006-01-12 $0.14
2005-11-01 $0.12
2005-07-07 $0.12
2005-03-31 $0.12
2005-01-19 $0.10
2004-11-09 $0.10
2004-07-13 $0.08
2004-04-08 $0.08
2004-01-15 $0.08
2003-11-13 $0.05
2003-07-29 $0.05