How To Buy MSC Industrial Direct Company Inc (MSM) Stock
How To Buy MSM
MSC Industrial Direct Company (MSM) is a common stock listed on the NYSE exchange, which means you can buy the stock from most online brokers. Follow the steps below to learn how to purchase shares of MSM.
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Fund your new account.
You'll need to transfer money into your new brokerage account before you can buy the stock. Transferring via a bank transfer is recommended and the most common way to fund an account. Some brokers might allow funding via a debit or credit card.
Search for MSM.
When your funds are settled into your account, look for MSC Industrial Direct Company on your broker by searching for the company name: MSC Industrial Direct Company or the ticker symbol: MSM.
Buy the stock.
Once that you've found MSC Industrial Direct Company on your broker, submit a purchase order to buy shares of the stock (currently $82.05 a share). Depending on when you purchase, the stock might be higher or lower than the price listed. You may also be able to purchase fractional shares depending on your broker.
Once your order gets fulfilled, you've purchased your first shares of MSC Industrial Direct Company Inc.
Tips When Buying
When submitting your order, you may choose to buy shares of MSC Industrial Direct Company at the market price with a market order or at a set price using a limit order.
- Market order: Buys the stock immediately at its current price.
- Limit order: Buys the stock only once it reaches your target price.
By default all purchases are considered market orders unless specified otherwise. Limit orders are great for when you only want to buy shares of MSM at a specific price.
Should You Buy MSM Stock Now?
In the past week the price per share of MSC Industrial Direct Company has gone up ↑1.84 (2.29%) while the daily volume has decreased slightly. You should buy MSM now if you think the stock will continue going up in price.
In the end, you should be comfortable with the risk of the investment and only buy shares of MSM when you feel the time is right.
MSM Stock Performance
- Current price: $82.05
- Yesterday's price: $80.64
- Price Change (Last 24 Hours): ↑1.41 (1.75%)
- Price Change (Last 14 Days): ↓3.28 (-3.84%)