MSC Industrial Direct (MSM)

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72.99 -1.50  -2.01% NYSE Feb 27, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

MSC Industrial Direct Price to Book Value:

3.606 for Feb. 27, 2015

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Feb. 27, 2015 3.606
Feb. 26, 2015 3.680
Feb. 25, 2015 3.730
Feb. 24, 2015 3.728
Feb. 23, 2015 3.745
Feb. 20, 2015 3.777
Feb. 19, 2015 3.778
Feb. 18, 2015 3.823
Feb. 17, 2015 3.810
Feb. 13, 2015 3.791
Feb. 12, 2015 3.771
Feb. 11, 2015 3.742
Feb. 10, 2015 3.752
Feb. 9, 2015 3.744
Feb. 6, 2015 3.738
Feb. 5, 2015 3.714
Feb. 4, 2015 3.706
Feb. 3, 2015 3.804
Feb. 2, 2015 3.748
Jan. 30, 2015 3.709
Jan. 29, 2015 3.736
Jan. 28, 2015 3.706
Jan. 27, 2015 3.717
Jan. 26, 2015 3.774
Jan. 23, 2015 3.755
   
Jan. 22, 2015 3.804
Jan. 21, 2015 3.793
Jan. 20, 2015 3.696
Jan. 16, 2015 3.705
Jan. 15, 2015 3.670
Jan. 14, 2015 3.678
Jan. 13, 2015 3.659
Jan. 12, 2015 3.642
Jan. 9, 2015 3.694
Jan. 8, 2015 3.674
Jan. 7, 2015 3.682
Jan. 6, 2015 3.872
Jan. 5, 2015 3.892
Jan. 2, 2015 4.014
Dec. 31, 2014 4.009
Dec. 30, 2014 4.063
Dec. 29, 2014 4.076
Dec. 26, 2014 4.028
Dec. 24, 2014 3.997
Dec. 23, 2014 4.023
Dec. 22, 2014 3.992
Dec. 19, 2014 4.013
Dec. 18, 2014 3.965
Dec. 17, 2014 3.886
Dec. 16, 2014 3.828

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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MSM Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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Fastenal 6.419
W W Grainger 4.919
Applied Industrial 2.305

MSM Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 3.098 Aug 30 2010
Maximum 5.066 Apr 6 2011
Average 3.966

MSM Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("MSM", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("MSM", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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