NASDAQ:MATW - Matthews International Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$40.88 -1.12 (-2.67 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$40.88
Today's Range$40.68 - $42.1050
52-Week Range$39.05 - $61.25
Volume97,654 shs
Average Volume166,985 shs
Market Capitalization$1.35 billion
P/E Ratio10.32
Dividend Yield1.90%
Matthews International Corporation provides brand solutions, memorialization products, and industrial products worldwide. The company's SGK Brand Solutions segment provides brand development and graphic design services, such as visual intellectual properties, packaging, and content creation; brand deployment and activation services, including design and production of merchandising exhibits and shopper experiences in digital and printed media channels; and consulting services to brand owners on workflow best practices, management and technologies, printing quality, measurement, and consistency. This segment also produces digital packaging artwork files, and pre-media graphics services for print and digital channels, as well as image carriers comprising printing plates and gravure cylinders; and develops digital tools. Its Memorialization segment manufactures and markets a range of memorialization products for use in cemeteries, funeral homes, and crematories. This segment offers cast bronze memorials, flush bronze and granite memorials, upright granite memorials and monuments, cremation memorialization products, granite benches, flower vases, crypt plates and letters, cremation urns, niche units, cemetery features and statues, caskets, community and family mausoleums, bronze plaques, letters, emblems, vases, lights, and photo ceramics, as well as architectural products to identify or commemorate people, places, events, and accomplishments. The company's Industrial Technologies segment designs, manufactures, and distributes marking and coding equipment and consumables, industrial automation products, and order fulfillment systems for identifying, tracking, picking, and conveying consumer and industrial products. This segment serves manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors of durable goods and building products; consumer goods manufacturers; and pharmaceutical producers. Matthews International Corporation was founded in 1850 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Nonferrous foundries (castings)
Sub-IndustrySpecialized Consumer Services
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MATW
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.07
Current Ratio2.03
Quick Ratio1.43


Trailing P/E Ratio10.32
Forward P/E Ratio9.90
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.60 billion
Price / Sales0.82
Cash Flow$6.1659 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.63
Book Value$27.07 per share
Price / Book1.51


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.96
Net Income$107.37 million
Net Margins6.70%
Return on Equity14.94%
Return on Assets5.25%


Outstanding Shares32,070,000
Market Cap$1.35 billion

Matthews International (NASDAQ:MATW) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Matthews International's stock symbol?

Matthews International trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MATW."

How often does Matthews International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Matthews International?

Matthews International declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 23rd. This is a boost from Matthews International's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. View Matthews International's Dividend History.

How were Matthews International's earnings last quarter?

Matthews International Corp (NASDAQ:MATW) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 15th. The company reported $1.23 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.21 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $407.44 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $398.03 million. Matthews International had a return on equity of 14.94% and a net margin of 6.70%. View Matthews International's Earnings History.

When is Matthews International's next earnings date?

Matthews International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Matthews International.

What guidance has Matthews International issued on next quarter's earnings?

Matthews International issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 15th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.12-4.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.18.

What price target have analysts set for MATW?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Matthews International's stock. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate Matthews International's stock price to reach $70.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 72.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Matthews International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Matthews International?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Matthews International in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Matthews International.

Has Matthews International been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about MATW stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Matthews International earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Matthews International's key competitors?

Who are Matthews International's key executives?

Matthews International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph C. Bartolacci, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Steven F. Nicola, CFO & Corp. Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Gregory S. Babe, CTO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Brian D. Walters, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 49)
  • Mr. Steven D. Gackenbach, Group Pres of Memorialization (Age 55)

Who are Matthews International's major shareholders?

Matthews International's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.22%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.47%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.47%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.97%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (4.49%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.54%). Company insiders that own Matthews International stock include Brian J Dunn, David A Schawk, Robert M Marsh and Tunon Alvaro Garcia. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Matthews International.

Which major investors are selling Matthews International stock?

MATW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Ancora Advisors LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Seizert Capital Partners LLC, United Services Automobile Association and Credit Suisse AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for Matthews International.

Which major investors are buying Matthews International stock?

MATW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Nordea Investment Management AB, Morgan Stanley, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and Aristotle Capital Boston LLC. Company insiders that have bought Matthews International stock in the last two years include David A Schawk, Robert M Marsh and Tunon Alvaro Garcia. View Insider Buying and Selling for Matthews International.

How do I buy shares of Matthews International?

Shares of MATW can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Matthews International's stock price today?

One share of MATW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.88.

How big of a company is Matthews International?

Matthews International has a market capitalization of $1.35 billion and generates $1.60 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $107.37 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.96 on an earnings per share basis. Matthews International employs 11,000 workers across the globe.

What is Matthews International's official website?

The official website for Matthews International is

How can I contact Matthews International?

Matthews International's mailing address is TWO NORTHSHORE CENTER, PITTSBURGH PA, 15212. The company can be reached via phone at 412-442-8200 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Matthews International (NASDAQ MATW)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  168 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  150 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  318
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Matthews International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MATW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MATW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by Staff

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