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MSA Safety reveals third quarter results for 2023

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MSA Safety’s robust performance

Global safety equipment and solutions provider MSA Safety Incorporated has announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2023.

The report, available on their official website, showcases a significant 17% increase in net sales compared to the previous year.

Key financial achievements of MSA Safety

The company achieved quarterly net sales of $447 million. This growth showcases the strength across MSA’s product range and their global regions.

Furthermore, the firm generated a GAAP operating income of $94 million, which is 21.1% of sales, and an adjusted operating income of $101 million or 22.7% of sales.

MSA Safety recorded a GAAP net income of $65 million. In terms of per diluted share, this translates to $1.65, while adjusted earnings were $70 million or $1.78 per diluted share.

In addition to their earnings, MSA Safety invested $13 million in capital expenditures.

They also repaid debts amounting to $68 million and allocated $18 million for shareholder dividends.

CEO’s perspective on MSA Safety’s growth

During the third quarter, the MSA team continued to deliver strong results,” said Nish Vartanian, MSA Safety Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

“Growth was broad-based across our key product platforms and regions, a testament to the resiliency of our business, our differentiated safety products and solutions, and strategic exposure to attractive end markets and long-term secular trends.

“Our ability to create sustainable growth is also supported by significant competitive advantages such as our purpose-driven culture, best-in-class innovation and relentless focus on solving our customers’ safety challenges.”

Vartanian also conveyed his optimism about the company’s trajectory: “We remain encouraged by our progress and are excited about the opportunities ahead.

With our singular mission of safety, I believe we are well-positioned to continue our strong performance and deliver value to our shareholders in the fourth quarter and beyond.”

IFSJ Comment

MSA Safety Incorporated’s financial results provide an insightful gauge into the current health of the safety equipment industry.

Their impressive growth, both in terms of sales and net income, is a testament to their unwavering commitment to quality and innovation.

The 17% increase in sales year-over-year reflects the trust and confidence that businesses globally place in MSA Safety’s products and solutions.

The firm’s strategic decisions, from investing in capital expenditures to repaying debt, further solidify its strong market position.

As industry professionals, it’s exciting to see a leading brand like MSA Safety achieving such results, setting a benchmark for others to aspire to.

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