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Matson Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.86 (-2.78 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $65.04
50-Day Range
MA: $58.84
52-Week Range
Now: $65.04
Volume265,618 shs
Average Volume261,610 shs
Market Capitalization$2.80 billion
P/E Ratio22.90
Dividend Yield1.41%
Matson, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides ocean transportation and logistics services. The company's Ocean Transportation segment offers ocean freight transportation services to the domestic non-contiguous economies of Hawaii, Alaska, and Guam, as well as to other island economies in Micronesia. It primarily transports dry containers of mixed commodities, refrigerated commodities, packaged foods and beverages, building materials, automobiles, and household goods; livestock; seafood; general sustenance cargo; and garments, footwear, e-commerce, and other retail merchandise. This segment also operates an expedited service from China to Long Beach, California, and various islands in the South Pacific, as well as Okinawa, Japan; and provides container stevedoring, refrigerated cargo services, inland transportation, container equipment maintenance, and other terminal services to ocean carriers on the Hawaiian islands of Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai, as well as in the Alaska locations of Anchorage, Kodiak, and Dutch Harbor. In addition, it offers vessel management services. The Logistics segment provides multimodal transportation brokerage services, including domestic and international rail intermodal, long-haul and regional highway trucking, specialized hauling, flat-bed and project, less-than-truckload, and expedited freight services; less-than-container load consolidation and freight forwarding services; warehousing and distribution services; and supply chain management services. It serves the U.S. military, freight forwarders, retailers, consumer goods, automobile manufacturers, and other customers. The company was formerly known as Alexander & Baldwin Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Matson, Inc. in June 2012. Matson, Inc. was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Overall MarketRank

1.97 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

23rd out of 30 stocks

Water Transportation Industry

5th out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water transportation



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.67 billion
Cash Flow$5.71 per share
Book Value$18.80 per share


Net Income$82.70 million


Market Cap$2.80 billion
Next Earnings Date2/23/2021 (Confirmed)
-1.86 (-2.78 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Matson (NYSE:MATX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Matson's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Matson's stock was trading at $29.94 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MATX shares have increased by 117.2% and is now trading at $65.04.
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Is Matson a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Matson in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Matson stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Matson?

Wall Street analysts have given Matson a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Matson wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Matson's next earnings date?

Matson is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 23rd 2021.
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How can I listen to Matson's earnings call?

Matson will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Matson's earnings last quarter?

Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 2nd. The shipping company reported $1.63 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.58 by $0.05. The shipping company earned $645.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $668.39 million. Matson had a return on equity of 14.86% and a net margin of 5.54%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 12.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.84 earnings per share.
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How often does Matson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Matson?

Matson declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Thursday, December 3rd. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 10th.
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Is Matson a good dividend stock?

Matson pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.41%. Matson has been increasing its dividend for 7 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Matson is 48.17%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Matson will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.22% next year. This indicates that Matson will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Matson issued on next quarter's earnings?

Matson updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, January, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.74-1.87 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.11.

What price target have analysts set for MATX?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Matson's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Matson's share price to reach $58.33 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.3%.
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Are investors shorting Matson?

Matson saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 874,100 shares, an increase of 56.0% from the December 15th total of 560,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 238,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 2.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of Matson's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Matson own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Matson investors own include Nordic American Tankers (NAT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Energy Transfer (ET), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Precigen (PGEN), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Corning (GLW), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are Matson's key executives?

Matson's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Matthew J. Cox, Chairman & CEO (Age 59, Pay $1.69M)
  • Mr. Ronald J. Forest, Pres (Age 64, Pay $890.28k)
  • Mr. Joel M. Wine, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 48, Pay $895.77k)
  • Mr. Peter T. Heilmann, Sr. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 51, Pay $735.32k)
  • Mr. John P. Lauer, Sr. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 59, Pay $636.93k)
  • Mr. P. Weis, Chief Information Officer & Sr. VP
  • Mr. Lee J. Fishman, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. John R. Wagner, Director of Corp. Communications (Age 59)
  • Yolanda Gonzales, VP of HR
  • Mr. Branton B. Dreyfus, Sr. VP of Alaska (Age 66)

What is Matson's stock symbol?

Matson trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MATX."

Who are Matson's major shareholders?

Matson's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%) and Fruth Investment Management (0.02%). Company insiders that own Matson stock include Branton B Dreyfus, Kevin L Stuck, Mark H Fukunaga, Matthew J Cox, Michael J Chun, Peter T Heilmann, Ronald J Forest, Rusty K Rolfe, Vic S Angoco Jr and W Blake Baird.
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Which institutional investors are selling Matson stock?

MATX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Matson company stock in the last year include Branton B Dreyfus, Kevin L Stuck, Ronald J Forest, Rusty K Rolfe, and Vic S Angoco Jr.
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Which institutional investors are buying Matson stock?

MATX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Fruth Investment Management.
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How do I buy shares of Matson?

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

What is Matson's stock price today?

One share of MATX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.04.

How big of a company is Matson?

Matson has a market capitalization of $2.80 billion and generates $1.67 billion in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $82.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.91 on an earnings per share basis. Matson employs 1,988 workers across the globe.

What is Matson's official website?

The official website for Matson is www.matson.com.

How can I contact Matson?

Matson's mailing address is 1411 SAND ISLAND PARKWAY, HONOLULU HI, 96819. The shipping company can be reached via phone at 808-848-1211 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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