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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (MSM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (MSM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

- provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (MSC) is a direct marketer and premier distributor of a broad range of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products and services. Its product portfolio includes cutting tools, measuring instruments, metalworking products, tooling components, fasteners, abrasives, machinery hand and power tools, safety, janitorial, flat stock, raw materials, plumbing, material handling, power transmission, electrical supplies and others. MSC serves wide array of range of customers from individual machine shops, to Fortune 100 manufacturing companies and government agencies. The company operates a network of customer fulfillment centers and branch offices in the US, Canada and the UK. MSC is headquartered in Melville, New York, the US.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Key Recent Developments

Jul 12,2017: MSC Industrial Supply reports lower Q3 net income, provides Q4 guidance
Jun 09,2016: MSC named B2B E-Commerce Player of the Year by Internet Retailer Magazine
Jan 06,2016: MSC reports fiscal 2016 Q1 results

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Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company


Section 1 - About the Company 5
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Key Facts 5
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Key Employees 6
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 7
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - History 10
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Company Statement 11
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Business Description 14
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Corporate Strategy 15
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Strengths 16
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Weaknesses 17
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Opportunities 18
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Threats 19
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 28
Jul 12, 2017: MSC Industrial Supply reports lower Q3 net income, provides Q4 guidance 28
Section 5 – Appendix 29
Methodology 29
Ratio Definitions 29
About GlobalData 33
Contact Us 33
Disclaimer 33
List of Tables
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Key Facts 5
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Key Employees 6
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Key Employee Biographies 7
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Major Products and Services 9
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., History 10
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Other Locations 12
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Subsidiaries 12
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Key Competitors 20
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Ratios based on current share price 21
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Annual Ratios 22
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 23
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 24
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 29
Capital Market Ratios 29
Equity Ratios 30
Profitability Ratios 30
Cost Ratios 31
Liquidity Ratios 31
Leverage Ratios 32
Efficiency Ratios 32
List of Figures
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 25
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Ratio Charts 27

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