MSA announces special one-time dividend of 28c The Board of Directors of MSA declared a special one-time dividend of 28c per share on common stock, to be paid in cash on December 28 to shareholders of record on December 14. Today's announcement will not affect the previously announced Q4 dividend payable on December 10 to shareholders of record on November 14. Nor will it impact the company's dividend plans for 2013.
MSA Safety upgraded to Accumulate from Neutral at Global Hunter Global Hunter upgraded MSA Safety to Accumulate and maintained its $52 price target. The firm believes currency and O&G headwinds are reflected in shares and energy exposure should bottom in the next 3-6 months.