NASDAQ:MTCH - Match Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$57.59 -1.92 (-3.23 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$57.59
Today's Range$57.38 - $59.57
52-Week Range$33.30 - $60.95
Volume1.48 million shs
Average Volume1.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.04 billion
P/E Ratio43.30
Dividend YieldN/A
Match Group, Inc. provides dating products. It operates a portfolio of brands, including Tinder, Match, PlentyOfFish, Meetic, OkCupid, OurTime, and Pairs. Match Group, Inc. offers its dating products through its Websites and applications in 42 languages approximately in 190 countries. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Match Group, Inc. is a subsidiary of IAC/InterActiveCorp.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MTCH



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.73 billion
Cash Flow$1.4947 per share
Book Value$0.45 per share


Net Income$477.94 million


Market Cap$16.04 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated)

Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Match Group's stock symbol?

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

How often does Match Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Match Group?

Match Group declared a special dividend on Thursday, November 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 5th will be given a dividend of $2.00 per share on Wednesday, December 19th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 4th. View Match Group's Dividend History.

How will Match Group's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Match Group's earnings last quarter?

Match Group Inc (NASDAQ:MTCH) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The technology company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.04. The technology company had revenue of $457 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $448.38 million. Match Group had a net margin of 27.48% and a return on equity of 83.21%. Match Group's quarterly revenue was up 20.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.29 earnings per share. View Match Group's Earnings History.

When is Match Group's next earnings date?

Match Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Match Group.

What price target have analysts set for MTCH?

14 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Match Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Match Group's share price to reach $52.9883 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Match Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Match Group?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Match Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings, 5 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Match Group.

What are Wall Street 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 reported stellar fourth-quarter results. However, the company provided a tepid forthcoming guidance. Unfavorable foreign exchange is expected to hurt top-line growth. Further, weaker-than-expected advertising revenue growth trends might dent the company’s financial performance. Further, higher investments in Tinder along with higher-than-expected data costs and professional fees might limit margin expansion. Notably, stiff competition from peers and a highly leverage balance sheet remains a concern. Nonetheless, the company's increase in its average subscriber base, driven primarily by solid contribution from Tinder is a key catalyst." (2/13/2019)
  • 2. SunTrust Banks, Inc. analysts commented, "We find MTCH’s valuation relatively fair given prospects for slowing growth in a strong FY18, fueled by the launch of Tinder Gold. We expect Tinder’s growth to remain the story in 2019 but the step-change created by Tinder Gold will be difficult to replicate. Optimizing/innovating on product, and enhancing marketing especially internationally should help drive continued growth but the comps and prospects for material out-performance get tougher. MTCH has also out-performed relative to STRH the TTM at 39% vs. 2% and -5% now trading at 6.4x EV/Revs on 19 ests. Global Market." (12/18/2018)

Has Match Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MTCH stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Match Group earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the technology company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Match Group?

Match Group saw a decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 16,631,850 shares, a decline of 9.4% from the January 31st total of 18,364,370 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,004,993 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.5 days. Approximately 32.8% of the company's stock are sold short. View Match Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Match Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Match Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Match Group investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Square (SQ), Paypal (PYPL), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Twitter (TWTR), Adobe (ADBE) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are Match Group's key executives?

Match Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Amanda W. Ginsberg, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Gary Swidler, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jared F. Sine, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 40)
  • Mr. Amarnath Thombre, Chief Exec. Officer of Match Group Americas (Age 46)
  • Ms. Sharmistha Dubey, Pres (Age 48)

When did Match Group IPO?

(MTCH) raised $433 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, November 19th 2015. The company issued 33,300,000 shares at $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.

Who are Match Group's major shareholders?

Match Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (1.04%), FMR LLC (0.82%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.50%), Gladstone Capital Management LLP (0.42%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.37%) and Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.24%). Company insiders that own Match Group stock include Amanda Ginsberg, Amarnath Thombre, Ann Mcdaniel, Gary Swidler, Gregory R Blatt, Jared F Sine, Philip D Eigenmann, Sam Yagan and Sharmistha Dubey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Match Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Match Group stock?

MTCH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Macquarie Group Ltd., Penserra Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Chicago Equity Partners LLC and Gladstone Capital Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold Match Group company stock in the last year include Amanda Ginsberg, Ann Mcdaniel, Gary Swidler, Jared F Sine, Philip D Eigenmann and Sharmistha Dubey. View Insider Buying and Selling for Match Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Match Group stock?

MTCH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Summit Partners Public Asset Management LLC, Riverstone Advisors LLC, BOKF NA, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Match Group.

How do I buy shares of Match Group?

Shares of MTCH 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 Match Group's stock price today?

One share of MTCH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.59.

How big of a company is Match Group?

Match Group has a market capitalization of $16.04 billion and generates $1.73 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $477.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.33 on an earnings per share basis. Match Group employs 1,400 workers across the globe.

What is Match Group's official website?

The official website for Match Group is

How can I contact Match Group?

Match Group's mailing address is 8750 North Central Expressway Suite 1400, Dallas TX, 75231. The technology company can be reached via phone at 214-576-9352 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Match Group (NASDAQ MTCH)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  420 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  287 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  707
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Match Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MTCH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MTCH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by Staff

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