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Matson Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:MATX)

$37.36
+0.29 (+0.78 %)
(As of 10/17/2019 09:15 AM ET)
Today's Range
$37.03
Now: $37.36
$37.79
50-Day Range
$34.36
MA: $37.33
$40.80
52-Week Range
$30.60
Now: $37.36
$42.15
Volume104,263 shs
Average Volume171,127 shs
Market Capitalization$1.60 billion
P/E Ratio14.77
Dividend Yield2.40%
Beta1.61
Matson, Inc 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, and other retail merchandise. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water transportation
Sub-IndustryMarine
SectorTransportation
CUSIP57686G10
CIK3453
Phone808-848-1211

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.22 billion
Cash Flow$4.85 per share
Book Value$17.69 per share

Profitability

Net Income$109 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,007
Market Cap$1.60 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Matson (NYSE:MATX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Matson's stock symbol?

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

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

Matson announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, June 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, September 5th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 31st. This is a boost from Matson's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. View Matson's Dividend History.

How were Matson's earnings last quarter?

Matson Inc (NYSE:MATX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The shipping company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.20. The shipping company earned $557.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $577.55 million. Matson had a return on equity of 12.30% and a net margin of 4.15%. The company's revenue was up .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.76 EPS. View Matson's Earnings History.

When is Matson's next earnings date?

Matson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Matson.

What price target have analysts set for MATX?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Matson's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Matson's share price to reach $40.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Matson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Matson?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Matson in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Matson.

Has Matson been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about MATX stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Matson earned a news sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the shipping company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Matson.

Are investors shorting Matson?

Matson saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 896,700 shares, a decrease of 11.2% from the August 30th total of 1,010,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 155,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.8 days. Currently, 2.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Matson's Current Options Chain.

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 Tanker (NAT), Intrexon (XON), Verizon Communications (VZ), Home Depot (HD), Southwest Airlines (LUV), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are Matson's key executives?

Matson's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Matthew J. Cox, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Ronald J. Forest, Pres (Age 63)
  • Mr. Joel M. Wine, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Peter T. Heilmann, Sr. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 50)
  • Mr. John P. Lauer, Sr. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 58)

Who are Matson's major shareholders?

Matson's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Hawaiian Bank (0.18%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.11%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%). Company insiders that own Matson stock include Jeffrey N Watanabe, 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Matson.

Which institutional investors are buying Matson stock?

MATX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denali Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and First Hawaiian Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Matson.

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 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 $37.36.

How big of a company is Matson?

Matson has a market capitalization of $1.60 billion and generates $2.22 billion in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $109 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.53 on an earnings per share basis. Matson employs 2,007 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Matson.

What is Matson's official website?

The official website for Matson is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Matson (NYSE MATX)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  214 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  241 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  455
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Matson and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MATX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MATX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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