NYSE:MATX - Matson Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$34.80 +0.23 (+0.67 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$34.80
Today's Range$34.41 - $35.10
52-Week Range$27.73 - $41.96
Volume219,562 shs
Average Volume134,252 shs
Market Capitalization$1.49 billion
P/E Ratio19.55
Dividend Yield2.43%
Beta1.45
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. 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 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 ship 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 forwarding services; warehousing and distribution services; and supply chain management services. 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.05 billion
Cash Flow$4.2857 per share
Book Value$15.98 per share

Profitability

Net Income$232 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,947
Market Cap$1.49 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, March 7th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 6th. View Matson's Dividend History.

How were Matson's earnings last quarter?

Matson Inc (NYSE:MATX) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 1st. The shipping company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.10. The shipping company earned $511.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $463.48 million. Matson had a net margin of 11.74% and a return on equity of 14.31%. The company's revenue was up 7.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.16 EPS. View Matson's Earnings History.

When is Matson's next earnings date?

Matson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Matson.

How can I listen to Matson's earnings call?

Matson will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 21st at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8773125524.

What price target have analysts set for MATX?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Matson's stock. Their predictions range from $33.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Matson's stock price to reach $40.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Matson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Matson?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Matson in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Matson.

Has Matson been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MATX stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Matson earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the shipping company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Matson's key competitors?

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.06%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.18%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.58%), Northern Trust Corp (1.39%), London Co. of Virginia (1.31%) and LSV Asset Management (1.10%). Company insiders that own Matson stock include Constance H Lau, Jeffrey N Watanabe, Joel M Wine, Mark H Fukunaga, Matthew J Cox, Michael J Chun, Peter T Heilmann, Ronald J Forest, Stanley M Kuriyama, Thomas B Fargo, Vic S Angoco Jr and W Blake Baird. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Matson.

Which major investors are selling Matson stock?

MATX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., London Co. of Virginia, Barclays PLC, Mackay Shields LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Matson company stock in the last year include Jeffrey N Watanabe, Matthew J Cox, Peter T Heilmann, Ronald J Forest, Vic S Angoco Jr and W Blake Baird. View Insider Buying and Selling for Matson.

Which major investors are buying Matson stock?

MATX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Bank of Montreal Can, Zacks Investment Management, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Geode Capital Management LLC and Millennium Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Matson stock in the last two years include Constance H Lau, Jeffrey N Watanabe, Joel M Wine, Mark H Fukunaga, Stanley M Kuriyama and Thomas B Fargo. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Matson's stock price today?

One share of MATX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.80.

How big of a company is Matson?

Matson has a market capitalization of $1.49 billion and generates $2.05 billion in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $232 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.78 on an earnings per share basis. Matson employs 1,947 workers across the globe.

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:  203 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  218 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  421
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 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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