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: $6.33 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 262,213,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.48
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $18.58
  • 52 Week Range: $15.08 - $24.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.35
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.42
  • P/E Growth: 2.53
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.3 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.87
  • Book Value: $2.46 per share
  • Price / Book: 9.82
  • EBIDTA: $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: 1.41 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.53
  • 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback 6,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Match Group's earnings last quarter?

Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) issued its quarterly earnings results 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 had revenue of $309.57 million for 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%. Match Group's quarterly revenue was up 12.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.17 earnings per share. 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 Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Match Group.

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

14 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Match Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Match Group's share price to reach $21.18 in the next twelve months. 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. " (8/5/2017)
  • 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)

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 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 served as the underwriters for the IPO and Cowen and Company, Oppenheimer, PNC Capital Markets, SOCIETE GENERALE and Fifth Third Securities were co-managers.

Who owns Match Group stock?

Match Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (2.39%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.05%), Schroder Investment Management Group (1.67%), Light Street Capital Management LLC (4.40%), Voya Investment Management LLC (3.20%) and Mik Capital LLC (0.51%). Company insiders that own Match Group stock include Amarnath Thombre, Jared F Sine, Jeffrey Dawson and Sam Yagan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Match Group.

Who sold Match Group stock? Who is selling Match Group stock?

Match Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fred Alger Management Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, First Trust Advisors LP, Ulysses Management LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Scout Investments Inc., River Road Asset Management LLC and Lucha Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Match Group stock in the last year include Amarnath Thombre, Jared F Sine and Sam Yagan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Match Group.

Who bought Match Group stock? Who is buying Match Group stock?

Match Group's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Light Street Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Mik Capital LLC, black and white Capital LP, First Manhattan Co., Koch Industries Inc., GMT Capital Corp and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Match Group.

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 $24.15.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Match Group (NASDAQ MTCH)
Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  126 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  362
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, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.86)
Consensus Price Target: $21.18 (12.29% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/13/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$21.00LowView Rating Details
9/7/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$23.00 -> $28.00HighView Rating Details
8/3/2017AegisBoost Price TargetBuy -> Outperform$22.00 -> $23.00LowView Rating Details
4/24/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$22.00LowView Rating Details
4/4/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageOverweight -> Overweight$21.00LowView Rating Details
3/27/2017Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$22.00MediumView Rating Details
1/20/2017GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuyN/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
8/29/2016Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingBuyN/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
2/22/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price Target$10.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
2/16/2016BTIG ResearchUpgradeSell -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/6/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 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
10/30/2017N/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, 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 logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $328.07 Million - September 18 at 10:56 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 logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.21 Per Share - August 28 at 2:22 PM logoSocial Media Short Interest Surges - Yahoo Finance - August 27 at 1:24 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - August 26 at 6:46 AM logoTinder Swipes Right On Ads - Seeking Alpha - August 25 at 8:45 AM logoWhy Meet Group Is Down 28% This Year - August 25 at 8:45 AM logoMatch Stock Ready to Reward Investors Who Waited - August 19 at 3:36 AM logoSam Yagan Sells 54,625 Shares of Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) Stock - August 18 at 7:28 PM logoLINE Corporation (LN) versus Match Group (MTCH) Financial Comparison - August 18 at 6:22 AM logoNo Love Lost: Short Sellers Bet Big Against Match Group Stock - August 17 at 3:43 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:MTCH) : August 15, 2017 - August 16 at 6:22 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $327.99 Million - August 12 at 1:54 PM logoETFs with exposure to Match Group, Inc. : August 11, 2017 - August 12 at 6:02 AM logo Brokerages Expect Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) to Post $0.16 EPS - August 10 at 9:52 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Match Group Inc. - August 10 at 6:04 AM logoJefferies Group Research Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) - August 7 at 7:40 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.14 Per Share, Oppenheimer Holdings Forecasts - August 7 at 7:40 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - August 6 at 9:26 AM logoMatch Group's (MTCH) CEO Gregory Blatt on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - August 6 at 12:44 AM logoJefferies Group Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) - August 4 at 10:46 AM logoMatch Group Inc. Revenue Rises as Tinder's Paid Members Surge 86% - August 4 at 5:40 AM logoDoes Tinder Have Commitment Issues? - August 4 at 5:40 AM logoMatch Group Inc. Revenue Rises as Tinder's Paid Members Surge 86% - August 4 at 5:40 AM



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