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: $4.75626 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 48,434,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $18.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $17.76
  • 52 Week Range: $14.32 - $20.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.56
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.46
  • P/E Growth: 1.70
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.26 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.71
  • Book Value: $2.17 per share
  • Price / Book: 8.48
  • EBIDTA: $368.18 million
  • Net Margins: 14.91%
  • Return on Equity: 39.71%
  • Return on Assets: 8.93%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.11%
  • Current Ratio: 1.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.71%
  • Average Volume: 1.32 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.63
  • Short Ratio: 11.11
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 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 purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Match Group's earnings last quarter?

Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $298.76 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $314.94 million. Match Group had a net margin of 14.91% and a return on equity of 39.71%. View Match Group's Earnings History.

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

15 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Match Group's stock. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Match Group's share price to reach $20.64 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. " (7/5/2017)
  • 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, Chief Executive Officer
  • 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 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 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 investors include Aperio Group LLC (0.01%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.01%), Trust Co. of Vermont (0.00%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Match Group stock include Amarnath Thombre, 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 Denali Advisors LLC and Aperio Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Match Group stock in the last year include Amarnath Thombre, Jeffrey Dawson 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 $18.41.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Match Group (NASDAQ MTCH)
Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  206 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  98 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  304
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, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.87)
Consensus Price Target: $20.64 (12.09% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$23.00LowView Rating Details
5/5/2017AegisBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$20.00 -> $22.00MediumView 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
12/13/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$21.00N/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 & CompanyReiterated 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 7/24/2015 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
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: $0.78
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.08$0.11$0.10
Q2 20173$0.19$0.20$0.19
Q3 20173$0.21$0.23$0.22
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: 20.82%
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
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 logoComparing Match Group (MTCH) and Sina Corporation (SINA) - July 22 at 10:14 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MTCH-US : July 19, 2017 - July 21 at 2:53 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.16 Per Share - July 21 at 12:07 AM logoThe exec who oversees Match, OKCupid, and Plenty of Fish says online dating hasn't solved the hardest part of finding love - July 20 at 1:45 AM logoMatch Group To Audiocast Q2 2017 Earnings Conference Call - July 18 at 11:58 PM logoMatch Stock's On Fire as More Pay Up for Tinder - July 18 at 11:58 PM logoHere Comes a $600 Billion Valuation for Amazon - July 18 at 6:26 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Upgraded to "Hold" at BidaskClub - July 14 at 12:46 AM logoMatch Group CEO, Greg Blatt, Releases Statement on Net Neutrality - July 13 at 7:01 AM logoETFs with exposure to Match Group, Inc. : July 10, 2017 - July 11 at 2:33 AM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) to Sell - July 9 at 10:58 PM logoMatch Group Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for MTCH - July 8 at 12:48 PM logoeHarmony CEO shares dating tips on International Kissing Day - July 8 at 12:48 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - July 7 at 8:11 AM logoBidaskClub Downgrades Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) to Sell - July 6 at 9:04 PM logo$310.40 Million in Sales Expected for Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) This Quarter - June 28 at 9:51 AM logoSocial Media Stocks See Rise in Short Interest - June 27 at 6:47 PM logoETFs with exposure to Match Group, Inc. : June 27, 2017 - June 27 at 6:47 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. :MTCH-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 26, 2017 - June 27 at 8:43 AM logo Brokerages Expect Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) Will Post Earnings of $0.16 Per Share - June 26 at 8:36 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) - June 22 at 8:50 AM Wants In on Your 'Stories,' But Will You Share? - June 21 at 7:49 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Rating Lowered to Buy at Vetr Inc. - June 20 at 12:32 AM logoMatch Group Launches New Dating Brand for Singles 50 and Over in Europe - June 19 at 11:22 AM logoETFs with exposure to Match Group, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 16 at 7:54 AM logoFinancial Survey: Meet Group (MEET) and Match Group (MTCH) - June 15 at 6:10 PM logoComparing Match Group (MTCH) and Izea (IZEA) - June 14 at 6:46 PM logoTechnical Insights on Internet Stocks -- Match Group, VeriSign, Blucora, and Bankrate - PR Newswire (press release) - June 13 at 11:49 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:MTCH) : June 13, 2017 - June 13 at 6:48 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Vetr Inc. - June 13 at 12:27 AM logoMatch Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MTCH-US : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 4:02 PM logoShort Sellers Run for Cover From Social Media Stocks - June 12 at 4:02 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - June 12 at 8:48 AM logoMatch Group Inc (MTCH) Cut to "Hold" at BidaskClub - June 10 at 6:44 PM logoIAC Interactive: Cramer's Top Takeaways - June 9 at 12:35 AM logoShare Repurchase Program Declared by Match Group (MTCH) - June 4 at 11:50 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Match Group Inc (MTCH) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $310.00 Million - June 2 at 12:06 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Match Group Inc (MTCH) Will Post Earnings of $0.16 Per Share - May 31 at 6:06 PM logoMatch Group Inc (MTCH) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. - May 31 at 12:39 AM logoJefferies Group LLC Boosts Match Group Inc (MTCH) Price Target to $23.00 - May 29 at 11:13 AM logoSocial Media Short Sellers Grow More Selective - May 26 at 4:26 AM logoInsider Selling: Match Group Inc (MTCH) Insider Sells 116,126 Shares of Stock - May 24 at 7:20 PM logoCommit To Buy Match Group At $15, Earn 6.4% Annualized Using Options - - May 20 at 8:30 AM logoVetr Inc. Upgrades Match Group Inc (MTCH) to "Strong-Buy" - May 18 at 12:20 AM logoMatch Group Inc (MTCH) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - May 16 at 9:02 AM logoMatch Group Inc (MTCH) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - May 16 at 7:34 AM logoShort Sellers Hedge Their Bets on Social Media Stocks - May 10 at 12:14 PM logoMatch Group Inc (MTCH) Insider Amarnath Thombre Sells 300,000 Shares - May 9 at 10:21 PM logoTinder Sparks Match Group Inc Earnings Growth - Motley Fool - May 7 at 7:18 PM logoMatch Group, Inc. (MTCH) - May 6 at 8:55 AM



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