MSC Industrial Direct (MSM)

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89.52 -0.41  -0.46% NYSE Sep 19, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

MSC Industrial Direct Price to Book Value:

3.924 for Sept. 19, 2014

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Sept. 19, 2014 3.924
Sept. 18, 2014 3.942
Sept. 17, 2014 3.923
Sept. 16, 2014 3.920
Sept. 15, 2014 3.938
Sept. 12, 2014 3.963
Sept. 11, 2014 3.978
Sept. 10, 2014 3.972
Sept. 9, 2014 3.984
Sept. 8, 2014 3.985
Sept. 5, 2014 3.985
Sept. 4, 2014 3.993
Sept. 3, 2014 3.960
Sept. 2, 2014 3.958
Aug. 29, 2014 3.951
Aug. 28, 2014 3.938
Aug. 27, 2014 3.952
Aug. 26, 2014 3.979
Aug. 25, 2014 3.975
Aug. 22, 2014 3.943
Aug. 21, 2014 3.937
Aug. 20, 2014 3.946
Aug. 19, 2014 3.923
Aug. 18, 2014 3.920
Aug. 15, 2014 3.848
   
Aug. 14, 2014 3.893
Aug. 13, 2014 3.840
Aug. 12, 2014 3.881
Aug. 11, 2014 3.852
Aug. 8, 2014 3.837
Aug. 7, 2014 3.807
Aug. 6, 2014 3.783
Aug. 5, 2014 3.759
Aug. 4, 2014 3.762
Aug. 1, 2014 3.724
July 31, 2014 3.738
July 30, 2014 3.821
July 29, 2014 3.802
July 28, 2014 3.850
July 25, 2014 3.887
July 24, 2014 3.885
July 23, 2014 3.864
July 22, 2014 3.894
July 21, 2014 3.874
July 18, 2014 3.877
July 17, 2014 3.847
July 16, 2014 3.918
July 15, 2014 3.926
July 14, 2014 3.922
July 11, 2014 3.880

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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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MSM Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 3.098 Aug 30 2010
Maximum 5.066 Apr 6 2011
Average 3.943

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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