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MSC Industrial Direct is a company that operates primarily through its subsidiary, MSC Industrial Supply. It is a distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. The company's range of MRO products includes cutting tools, measuring instruments, tooling components, metalworking products, fasteners, flat stock, raw materials, abrasives, machinery hand and power tools, safety and janitorial supplies, plumbing supplies, materials handling products, power transmission components, and electrical supplies.

TypePublic
Founded1941
HQMelville, NY, US
Websitemscdirect.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2019)6,700
Job Openings331
Revenue (FY, 2020)$3.2 B(-5%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$86.7(-5%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at MSC Industrial Direct

Erik Gershwind

Erik Gershwind

President and Chief Executive Officer
Douglas Jones

Douglas Jones

Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer
Kristen Actis-Grande

Kristen Actis-Grande

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Steve Armstrong

Steve Armstrong

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Charles Bonomo

Charles Bonomo

Senior Vice President and CIO
Kari Heerdt

Kari Heerdt

Senior Vice President, New Business Innovation & Transformation
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MSC Industrial Direct Office Locations

MSC Industrial Direct has offices in Melville, Columbus, Davidson, Elkhart and in 13 other locations
Melville, NY, US (HQ)
75 Maxess Rd
Columbus, OH, US
1568 Georgesville Rd
Davidson, NC, US
525 Harbour Pl Dr
Elkhart, IN, US
2509 Laura Ct
Fernley, NV, US
2300 E Newlands Rd
Jonestown, PA, US
100 MSC Dr
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MSC Industrial Direct Financials and Metrics

MSC Industrial Direct Revenue

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MSC Industrial Direct's revenue was reported to be $3.19 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

771.9m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

323.3m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

41.9%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

38.8m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

53.9m

Market capitalization (7-Apr-2021)

4.8b

Closing stock price (7-Apr-2021)

86.7

Cash (28-Nov-2020)

53.1m

EV

5.3b
MSC Industrial Direct's current market capitalization is $4.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

2.9b2.9b3.2b3.4b3.2b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)1%11%5%

Cost of goods sold

1.6b1.6b1.8b1.9b1.8b

Gross profit

1.3b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

52.9m16.1m46.2m32.3m125.2m

Accounts Receivable

392.5m471.8m523.9m541.1m491.7m

Prepaid Expenses

77.7m

Inventories

444.2m465.0m518.5m559.1m543.1m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

231.2m231.4m329.2m288.8m251.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

71.9m63.0m63.2m65.4m69.1m

Inventories

61.0m(15.9m)(33.2m)(32.5m)16.5m

Accounts Payable

5.3m12.2m31.3m2.3m(5.6m)
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

443.1k

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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MSC Industrial Direct Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Branch Locations

859310099

Fulfillment Centers Operated

12121212

SKUs Offered

1 m1.57 m1.65 m1.7 m

Suppliers

3 k3 k3 k3 k
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MSC Industrial Direct Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
All Integrated SolutionsMay 01, 2018
Deco Tool SupplyAugust 07, 2017
Barnes Group - North American distribution businessFebruary 25, 2013$550 m
American Tool SupplyJuly 18, 2011
Rutland Tool & Supply Co.November 09, 2010$11 m
J&L Industrial SupplyJune 08, 2006
Accurate Component Sales Inc.
Accurate Holding Inc.
All Tool Sales Inc.
American Specialty Grinding Co., Inc.
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MSC Industrial Direct Revenue Breakdown

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MSC Industrial Direct revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.0% from Government, 6.0% from Retail/Wholesale, 48.0% from Manufacturing Heavy, 22.0% from Manufacturing Light and 16.0% from Other

MSC Industrial Direct revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 96.4% from United States and 3.6% from Other

MSC Industrial Direct Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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MSC Industrial Direct Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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MSC Industrial Direct Online and Social Media Presence

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MSC Industrial Direct Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    66/100

  • Compensation

    B

    76/100

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MSC Industrial Direct Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was MSC Industrial Direct founded?

    MSC Industrial Direct was founded in 1941.

  • Who are MSC Industrial Direct key executives?

    MSC Industrial Direct's key executives are Erik Gershwind, Douglas Jones and Kristen Actis-Grande.

  • How many employees does MSC Industrial Direct have?

    MSC Industrial Direct has 6,700 employees.

  • What is MSC Industrial Direct revenue?

    Latest MSC Industrial Direct annual revenue is $3.2 b.

  • What is MSC Industrial Direct revenue per employee?

    Latest MSC Industrial Direct revenue per employee is $476.5 k.

  • Who are MSC Industrial Direct competitors?

    Competitors of MSC Industrial Direct include Shanghai Prime Machinery, HD Supply and McMaster-Carr.

  • Where is MSC Industrial Direct headquarters?

    MSC Industrial Direct headquarters is located at 75 Maxess Rd, Melville.

  • Where are MSC Industrial Direct offices?

    MSC Industrial Direct has offices in Melville, Columbus, Davidson, Elkhart and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does MSC Industrial Direct have?

    MSC Industrial Direct has 17 offices.