Match Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:MTCH)

About Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)

Match Group logoMatch Group, Inc., incorporated on February 13, 2009, is a provider of dating products. The Company operates in the Dating segment. The Dating segment consists of all of its dating businesses across the globe. As of March 31, 2017, the Company operated a portfolio of over 45 brands, including Match, Tinder, PlentyOfFish, Meetic, OkCupid, Pairs, Twoo, OurTime, BlackPeopleMeet and LoveScout24, each designed to manage its users' likelihood of finding a romantic connection. As of March 31, 2017, the Company offered its dating products in 42 languages across more than 190 countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Social Media & Networking
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:MTCH
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $6.69165 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 52,294,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.09
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.86
  • 52 Week Range: $15.08 - $26.24
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 36.39
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 31.58
  • P/E Growth: 2.62
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.3 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.03
  • Book Value: $2.46 per share
  • Price / Book: 10.40
  • EBITDA: $370.41 million
  • Net Margins: 16.21%
  • Return on Equity: 34.49%
  • Return on Assets: 8.71%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.83%
  • Current Ratio: 1.82%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.82%
  • Average Volume: 1.63 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.56
  • Short Ratio: 13.88

Frequently Asked Questions for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)

What is Match Group's stock symbol?

Match Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MTCH."

How will Match Group's stock buyback program work?

Match Group announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 6,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Match Group's earnings last quarter?

Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.03. The firm earned $309.57 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $310.36 million. Match Group had a return on equity of 34.49% and a net margin of 16.21%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 12.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.17 EPS. View Match Group's Earnings History.

When will Match Group make its next earnings announcement?

Match Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Match Group.

Where is Match Group's stock going? Where will Match Group's stock price be in 2017?

13 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Match Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Match Group's stock price to reach $26.27 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Match Group.

What are analysts saying about Match Group stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Match Group stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Match Group, Inc. offers subscription-based online dating websites and applications services. The company's dating products brands consists of Match, OkCupid, Tinder, PlentyOfFish, Meetic, Twoo, OurTime and FriendScout24. Match Group, Inc. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. " (10/4/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "MTCH remains one of our top mid cap picks and we believe recent weakness presents a buying opportunity. Stock is down ~10% in June on no news and is up just 2% YTD, vs the Internet peer group up ~25%. We believe MTCH is undervalued, trading at ~9.5x ’18 EBITDA while growing EBITDA 15% (’17-’20)." (6/22/2017)

Are investors shorting Match Group?

Match Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 19,468,512 shares, an increase of 12.6% from the September 15th total of 17,288,129 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,709,866 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 11.4 days. Currently, 50.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Who are some of Match Group's key competitors?

Who are Match Group's key executives?

Match Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gregory R. Blatt, Chairman of the Board
  • Gary Swidler, Chief Financial Officer
  • Sandra J. Martin CPA, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Jared F. Sine, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Amarnath Thombre, Chief Strategy Officer
  • Sam Yagan, Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Joseph Levin, Director
  • Glenn H. Schiffman, Director
  • Mark J. Stein, Director
  • Gregg Winiarski, Director

When did Match Group IPO?

(MTCH) raised $433 million in an IPO on Thursday, November 19th 2015. The company issued 33,300,000 shares at a price of $12.00-$14.00 per share. J.P. Morgan, Allen & Company, BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities, BMO Capital Markets, Barclays and BNP PARIBAS acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Cowen and Company, Oppenheimer, PNC Capital Markets, SOCIETE GENERALE and Fifth Third Securities were co-managers.

How do I buy Match Group stock?

Shares of Match Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Match Group's stock price today?

One share of Match Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.58.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Match Group (NASDAQ MTCH)
Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  251 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  133 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  384
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Match Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.85)
Consensus Price Target: $26.27 (2.71% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
Price Target History for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
Analysts' Ratings History for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/19/2017Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingBuy$21.00 -> $29.00N/AView Rating Details
10/13/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$22.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
10/13/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$21.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutral$25.00N/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017Bank of America CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$21.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
10/4/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$25.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
10/4/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$22.00 -> $28.00MediumView Rating Details
9/30/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$28.00HighView Rating Details
8/3/2017AegisBoost Price TargetBuy -> Outperform$22.00 -> $23.00LowView Rating Details
1/20/2017GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016Axiom SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuy$21.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
10/21/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
10/13/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$15.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$18.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
9/27/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
5/6/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingNeutral$11.00 -> $13.00N/AView Rating Details
5/4/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$17.00N/AView Rating Details
2/16/2016BTIG ResearchUpgradeSell -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/6/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
Earnings by Quarter for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
Earnings History by Quarter for Match Group (NASDAQ MTCH)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017$0.21N/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2017Q2 2017$0.19$0.16$310.36 million$309.57 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.13$0.12$314.94 million$298.76 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2017Q4 2016$0.24$0.29$320.62 million$319.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.19$0.23$317.92 million$316.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.16$0.17$295.12 million$301.12 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.08$0.11$281.92 million$285.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q415$0.20$0.24$278.00 million$267.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.75
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.08$0.11$0.10
Q2 20173$0.19$0.20$0.19
Q3 20173$0.14$0.23$0.18
Q4 20173$0.27$0.28$0.27
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 18.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 18.97%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/1/2017Sam YaganVice ChairmanSell684,583$21.95$15,026,596.85View SEC Filing  
8/30/2017Jared F SineGeneral CounselSell64,436$20.46$1,318,360.56View SEC Filing  
8/28/2017Sam YaganVice ChairmanSell98,854$19.10$1,888,111.40View SEC Filing  
8/16/2017Sam YaganVice ChairmanSell54,625$19.31$1,054,808.75View SEC Filing  
5/23/2017Amarnath ThombreInsiderSell116,126$19.63$2,279,553.38View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017Amarnath ThombreInsiderSell300,000$19.26$5,778,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Sam YaganVice ChairmanSell790,927$18.03$14,260,413.81View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Sam YaganVice ChairmanSell59,646$18.01$1,074,224.46View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Sam YaganVice ChairmanSell149,427$17.98$2,686,697.46View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Amarnath ThombreInsiderSell44,385$16.01$710,603.85View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Amarnath ThombreInsiderSell2,632$16.76$44,112.32View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Sam YaganVice ChairmanSell1,505,985$16.50$24,848,752.50View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Amarnath ThombreInsiderSell50,000$16.54$827,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Amarnath ThombreInsiderSell30,000$16.08$482,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Amarnath ThombreInsiderSell122,802$15.38$1,888,694.76View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Jeffrey DawsonCFOSell227,415$15.56$3,538,577.40View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Sam YaganVice ChairmanSell200,000$13.24$2,648,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
Latest Headlines for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
DateHeadline logoMatch Group's (MTCH) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - October 15 at 8:26 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - October 15 at 7:56 AM logoWall Street's Still Not Over Tinder - October 14 at 5:18 AM logoCowen and Company Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) - October 13 at 8:48 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets - October 13 at 8:22 AM logoShort Interest In Match Group Increases 12.6% - October 13 at 7:06 AM logoMatch Group To Audiocast Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call - October 13 at 7:06 AM logoFor Match Group Investors, a Look Beyond Tinder - October 12 at 7:09 AM logoMatch Group Inc (MTCH) Short Interest Up 12.6% in September - October 12 at 1:14 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Price Target Increased to $30.00 by Analysts at Bank of America Corporation - October 10 at 10:38 AM logo[$$] Tinder Strikes Gold With New Subscription Feature - October 7 at 6:17 AM logoETFs with exposure to Match Group, Inc. : October 5, 2017 - October 6 at 9:31 AM logo$328.49 Million in Sales Expected for Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) This Quarter - October 6 at 3:36 AM logoIAC Spins Off Angie's List, Following the Footsteps of Expedia and Match Group - October 5 at 9:33 AM logoTinder targets women with animated Reactions - October 5 at 9:33 AM logoWhy Match's Stock Has Caught Fire - October 5 at 9:33 AM logoMatch Group's (MTCH) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies - October 4 at 4:44 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) PT Raised to $28.00 - October 4 at 11:44 AM logoMatch Group - Market Leader Of World's Most Enduring Industry - Seeking Alpha - October 2 at 10:41 PM logoStrange: Bullish MTCH Analysts Actually See -4.35% Downside - Nasdaq - October 2 at 11:35 AM logoStrange: Bullish MTCH Analysts Actually See -4.35% Downside - Nasdaq - October 2 at 11:35 AM logoDoes Match Group Inc’s (MTCH) PE Ratio Signal A Buying Opportunity? - October 1 at 11:49 AM logoMatch Group's (MTCH) Buy Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC - September 30 at 1:10 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Price Target Increased to $28.00 by Analysts at UBS AG - September 20 at 9:42 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - September 20 at 6:58 AM logoFirst They Made OkCupid and SparkNotes. Now They’re Taking on Slack - September 19 at 12:04 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Match Group Inc (MTCH) to Post $0.21 Earnings Per Share - September 16 at 2:26 AM logoETFs with exposure to Match Group, Inc. : September 14, 2017 - September 15 at 6:29 AM logoOkCupid Launches Badge That Enables Daters To Filter For Planned Parenthood Supporters - September 14 at 7:57 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. :MTCH-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 13, 2017 - September 14 at 7:57 AM logoComparing Match Group (MTCH) & International (DATE) - September 13 at 10:34 PM logoBMO Capital Markets Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) - September 13 at 4:16 PM logoContrasting Renren (RENN) and Match Group (MTCH) - September 13 at 2:32 PM logoJefferies Group Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) - September 11 at 3:32 AM logoApp Store Gold: Tinder's Latest Feature Pays Off - September 8 at 6:05 AM logoApp Store Gold: Tinder's Latest Feature Pays Off - September 8 at 6:05 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Price Target Raised to $28.00 at Jefferies Group LLC - September 7 at 1:34 PM logoMatch: Tinder 'Gold' Is Hot, Talk of Tinder IPO, Hotter, Says Aegis - September 7 at 6:26 AM logoCan Match Group Keep Going After Last Week's 18% Pop? - September 4 at 7:40 PM logoMatch Group Reaches Analyst Target Price - September 2 at 6:28 AM logoTinder tops highest-grossing apps for the first time - September 2 at 6:28 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) General Counsel Jared F. Sine Sells 64,436 Shares - September 1 at 10:24 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Vice Chairman Sam Yagan Sells 684,583 Shares - September 1 at 10:22 PM logoWall Street Has a Crush on Tinder - September 1 at 6:06 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Receives "Buy" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC - August 31 at 9:28 PM logoInvestors Swipe Right On Shares - August 31 at 7:31 AM Hits Record High As Tinder Subscription Service Rolls Out - August 31 at 7:31 AM logoTinder Is Putting a New Price on Love - August 30 at 6:57 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Vice Chairman Sam Yagan Sells 98,854 Shares - August 29 at 7:16 PM logoBear of the Day: Match Group (MTCH) - August 29 at 3:10 AM



Match Group (MTCH) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

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