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Msa Safety Inc Looks to Continue to Trade Above its Annual-High Share Price Today

By Nick Russo

Shares of Msa Safety Inc (NYSE:MSA) traded at a new 52-week high today of $104.95. Approximately 56,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 112,000 shares.

Msa Safety Inc share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $104.95 and a 52-week low of $70.28 and are now trading 49% above that low price at $104.95 per share. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.4% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.4%.

Msa Safety Inc (NYSE:MSA) is currently priced 10.8% above its average consensus analyst price target of $93.67. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $99.87 and further support at its 200-day MA of $88.51.

MSA Safety Incorporated develops, manufactures, and supplies safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures. The Company's core products include self-contained breathing apparatus, fixed gas and flame detection systems, portable gas detection instruments, head protection, and fall protection products. MSA Safety markets its products worldwide.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Msa Safety Inc on April 17th, 2018 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $87.06. Since that recommendation, shares of Msa Safety Inc have risen 19.8%. We continue to monitor MSA for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): MSA