MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA) Trades at $86.24 Forming Multiple Top Pattern

April 16, 2018 - By Nellie Rakes

During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.04. That’s change of 1.06, from 2017Q3’s 2.1. 18 investors sold all, 71 reduced holdings as MSA Safety Incorporated ratio turned negative. 68 rose stakes while 25 funds bought stakes. Funds hold 25.56 million shares thus 0.73% more from 2017Q3’s 25.38 million shares.
Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Limited invested 0.01% in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Smithfield owns 540 shs or 0.01% of their US capital. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0% of its capital in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Swiss Bancshares holds 0% of its capital in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) for 58,600 shs. State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.02% in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Jane Street Ltd Liability Corp reported 0% of its capital in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Quantbot Tech Lp owns 3,944 shs for 0.03% of their capital. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc, a Ohio-based fund reported 9,820 shs. Neuberger Berman Limited Liability reported 0.09% of its capital in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Asset Mgmt invested in 0.02% or 15,759 shs. 4,879 are held by Amalgamated State Bank. Prtnrs Ltd Liability invested in 0.09% or 39,200 shs. Anchor Capital Advsrs Limited Liability Company reported 23,670 shs. Bank Of Montreal Can reported 2,904 shs. Advantus Capital Mgmt owns 4,169 shs.

MSA Safety Incorporated registered $2.08 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 7 insider sales since October 24, 2017. $105,625 worth of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) was sold by Krause Kenneth D. on Wednesday, March 7. On Monday, October 30 Shares for $56,017 were sold by Vartanian Nishan J.. $285,709 worth of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) was sold by Weber Markus H.

MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA) chart indicates a multiple top technical pattern with $90.55 price target. That’s 5.00 % above today’s $86.24 price per share. The multiple tops technical pattern was announced on Apr, 16 by Finviz.com. At $90.55 stock price target, the company valuation changes by $164.85 million more.

MSA reached $86.24 on during the last trading session after $1.93 change.MSA Safety Incorporated has volume of 126,499 shares. Since April 16, 2017 MSA has risen 18.45% and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 6.90%.

Analysts await MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.82 EPS, up 41.38 % or $0.24 from last year’s $0.58 per share. MSA’s profit will be $31.35 million for 26.29 P/E if the $0.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.35 actual EPS reported by MSA Safety Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -39.26 % negative EPS growth.

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) Ratings Coverage

In total 2 analysts cover MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. 50% are bullish. With $98.0 highest and $89 lowest [Target] MSA Safety Incorporated has $98 average [Target] or 13.64% above the current ($86.24) price. 5 are the (NYSE:MSA)’s analyst reports since October 20, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Monday, October 23 the rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Neutral”. On Thursday, February 22 the rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. On Friday, October 20 the stock of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird. In Tuesday, March 13 report Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating.

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