Matson Company Profile (NYSE:MATX)

About Matson (NYSE:MATX)

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Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Sub-Industry: Marine
  • Symbol: NYSE:MATX
  • CUSIP: 57686G10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.3 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 43,126,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $29.79
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $31.38
  • 52 Week Range: $27.90 - $43.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.31
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.20
  • P/E Growth: 3.52
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.01 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.65
  • Book Value: $11.03 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.73
  • Annual Dividend: $0.80
  • Dividend Yield: 2.7%
  • EBIDTA: $225.7 million
  • Net Margins: 3.76%
  • Return on Equity: 16.10%
  • Return on Assets: 3.69%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.52%
  • Current Ratio: 1.02%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
  • Average Volume: 191,559 shs.
  • Beta: 1.13
  • Short Ratio: 6.69
Frequently Asked Questions for Matson (NYSE:MATX)

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, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 1st. This is an increase from Matson's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. View Matson's Dividend History.

How were Matson's earnings last quarter?

Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 31st. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.11. The company earned $512.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $495.19 million. Matson had a net margin of 3.76% and a return on equity of 16.10%. The business's revenue was up 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.42 EPS. View Matson's Earnings History.

When will Matson make its next earnings announcement?

Matson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Matson.

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

3 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Matson's stock. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Matson's share price to reach $39.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Matson.

Who are some of Matson's key competitors?

Who owns Matson stock?

Matson's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.29%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.10%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.92%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (3.58%), State Street Corp (2.50%) and Advisory Research Inc. (2.02%). Company insiders that own Matson stock include Constance H Lau, Matthew J Cox, Michael J Chun, Peter T Heilmann, Ronald J Forest, Stanley M Kuriyama, Vic S Angoco Jr, Vic S Angoco, Jr and W Blake Baird. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Matson.

Who sold Matson stock? Who is selling Matson stock?

Matson's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Ameriprise Financial Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Hermes Investment Management Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Matson stock in the last year include Matthew J Cox, Michael J Chun, Peter T Heilmann, Ronald J Forest, Vic S Angoco Jr and W Blake Baird. View Insider Buying and Selling for Matson.

Who bought Matson stock? Who is buying Matson stock?

Matson's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Citadel Advisors LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., FMR LLC, Pinebridge Investments L.P., GSA Capital Partners LLP and Menta Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Matson.

How do I buy Matson stock?

Shares of Matson 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 Matson's stock price today?

One share of Matson stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.14.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Matson (NYSE MATX)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  86 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  93 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  179
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Matson 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 Matson (NYSE:MATX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $39.00 (29.40% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/10/2017StephensSet Price TargetBuy$40.00MediumView Rating Details
12/21/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/8/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$46.00 -> $38.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2015FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$45.00 -> $52.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
Earnings by Quarter for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
Earnings History by Quarter for Matson (NYSE MATX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017$0.59N/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2017Q2 2017$0.44$0.55$495.19 million$512.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.15$0.16$417.03 million$474.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2017Q416$0.46$0.44$493.69 million$519.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q316$0.70$0.58$481.78 million$500.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.42$0.42$487.35 million$467.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.42$0.41$475.34 million$454.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$0.62$0.60$517.66 million$494.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.78$1.08$549.48 million$544.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.51$0.56$456.39 million$447.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.55$0.57$427.70 million$398.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.58$0.63$450.27 million$443.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.44$0.50$431.80 million$441.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q313$0.43$0.42$425.62 million$436.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q1 14$0.09$0.08$404.70 million$392.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q4$0.33$0.31ViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.44$0.47$398.33 million$416.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.29$0.36$389.13 million$398.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.40$0.45$281.40 million$307.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.58$0.58$0.58
Q2 20171$0.82$0.82$0.82
Q3 20171$1.01$1.01$1.01
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
Next Dividend:9/7/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:2.65%
Dividend Growth:6.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:46.24% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
47.90% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
43.01% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Matson (NYSE:MATX)

Dividend History by Quarter for Matson (NYSE MATX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.61%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/3/2017W Blake BairdDirectorSell2,578$29.98$77,288.44View SEC Filing  
5/17/2017Stanley M KuriyamaDirectorBuy3,300$29.75$98,175.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Matthew J CoxCEOSell20,000$32.16$643,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017W Blake BairdDirectorSell2,668$32.63$87,056.84View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017Michael J. ChunDirectorSell4,300$34.34$147,662.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Ronald J ForestInsiderSell1,536$37.37$57,400.32View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016Peter T HeilmannSVPSell3,218$37.73$121,415.14View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Matthew J CoxCEOSell3,665$36.88$135,165.20View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Michael J. ChunDirectorSell1,000$38.66$38,660.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016W Blake BairdDirectorSell1,000$41.67$41,670.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Vic S Angoco JrInsiderSell12,162$40.20$488,912.40View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Vic S Angoco JrSVPSell11,476$36.35$417,152.60View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016W Blake BairdDirectorSell1,000$35.96$35,960.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Michael J ChunDirectorSell3,860$38.88$150,076.80View SEC Filing  
1/12/2016Matthew J. CoxCEOSell5,321$37.85$201,399.85View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Matthew J. CoxCEOSell5,051$44.23$223,405.73View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Constance H. LauDirectorSell8,082$51.70$417,839.40View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Matthew J. CoxCEOSell4,746$52.24$247,931.04View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Vic S. Angoco, Jr.SVPSell6,184$51.86$320,702.24View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015W Blake BairdDirectorSell1,000$52.25$52,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/13/2015Matthew J. CoxCEOSell5,468$44.21$241,740.28View SEC Filing  
9/11/2015Matthew J. CoxCEOSell5,017$36.91$185,177.47View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Matthew J CoxCEOSell5,519$40.74$224,844.06View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Matthew J CoxCEOSell6,687$43.27$289,346.49View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Matthew J CoxCEOSell6,601$41.18$271,829.18View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Michael J ChunDirectorSell1,500$41.89$62,835.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Matthew J CoxCEOSell7,081$42.85$303,420.85View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015W Blake BairdDirectorSell1,299$42.47$55,168.53View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015W Blake BairdDirectorSell2,535$42.98$108,954.30View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Dale B HendlerVPSell2,686$33.65$90,383.90View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Ronald J ForestSVPSell8,189$33.32$272,857.48View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Matthew J CoxCEOSell20,000$33.28$665,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014David L HoppesSVPSell60,175$34.48$2,074,834.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Rusty K RolfeInsiderSell10,395$34.26$356,132.70View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Dale B HendlerVPSell23,434$29.16$683,335.44View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Jeffrey N WatanabeDirectorSell3,000$25.50$76,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
Latest Headlines for Matson (NYSE:MATX)
DateHeadline logoMatson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 12 at 2:32 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Matson Inc. - August 10 at 4:32 AM logoMatson Rated Among Top Ocean Carriers for 5th Consecutive Year - August 8 at 11:05 PM logoMatson extends service to Tahiti - August 8 at 11:05 PM logoMatson Extends South Pacific Express Service to Tahiti - August 8 at 12:49 AM logoMatson, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MATX-US : August 7, 2017 - August 7 at 7:49 PM logoMatson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) Director Sells $77,288.44 in Stock - August 3 at 9:04 PM logoMatson, Inc. :MATX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017 - August 3 at 4:16 AM logoEdited Transcript of MATX earnings conference call or presentation 31-Jul-17 8:30pm GMT - August 2 at 3:41 AM logoMatson reports Q2 profit of $24M - August 1 at 1:01 AM logoMatson, Inc. (MATX) Announces Earnings Results - July 31 at 9:46 PM logoInvestor Network: Matson, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - July 31 at 8:01 PM logoMatson, Inc. Announces Second Quarter EPS Of $0.55, Affirms 2017 Outlook - July 31 at 8:01 PM logoMatson tops Street 2Q forecasts - July 31 at 8:01 PM logoMatson, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MATX-US : July 27, 2017 - July 28 at 3:27 AM logoMatson to cut shipping time to Pacific nation with new service via Honolulu - July 28 at 3:27 AM logoMatson Announces New U.S. Flag Marshall Islands Service - July 27 at 4:08 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $492.48 Million - July 22 at 9:50 AM logo$0.44 Earnings Per Share Expected for Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) This Quarter - July 20 at 5:21 PM logoMatson, Inc. (MATX) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 18 at 1:53 PM logoMatson, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MATX-US : July 17, 2017 - July 17 at 1:09 PM logoMatson To Announce Second Quarter 2017 Results On July 31, 2017 - July 13 at 6:35 AM logoHead to Head Contrast: Matson (MATX) vs. Nordic American Offshore (NAO) - July 10 at 12:14 AM logoMatson, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:MATX) : July 5, 2017 - July 5 at 4:17 PM logoMatson, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MATX-US : July 4, 2017 - July 4 at 6:39 PM logoMatson, Inc. (MATX) Upgraded to "Sell" by BidaskClub - June 30 at 9:38 PM logoMatson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) Declares Dividend Increase - $0.20 Per Share - June 30 at 4:56 PM logoMatson Increases Quarterly Dividend By 5.3 Percent To $0.20 Per Share - June 30 at 1:24 AM logoMatson Upsizes Revolver To $650 Million And Amends Financing Agreements - June 30 at 1:24 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Matson, Inc. (MATX) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $492.48 Million - June 28 at 11:40 AM logoUnions threaten strike that could impact shipping to Hawaii - June 27 at 11:35 PM logoMatson, Inc. (MATX) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.44 Per Share - June 26 at 12:30 PM logoMatson, Inc. (MATX) Lowered to "Strong Sell" at BidaskClub - June 22 at 7:24 PM logoMatson, Inc. (MATX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - June 22 at 4:44 PM logoETFs with exposure to Matson, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 16 at 7:35 AM logoMatson, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MATX-US : June 14, 2017 - June 14 at 9:50 AM logoZacks: Matson, Inc. (MATX) Given $43.33 Average Target Price by Brokerages - June 12 at 6:18 PM logoStephens Analysts Give Matson, Inc. (MATX) a $40.00 Price Target - June 11 at 10:52 PM logoETFs with exposure to Matson, Inc. : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 7:48 PM logo$492.48 Million in Sales Expected for Matson, Inc. (MATX) This Quarter - June 2 at 2:52 PM logoMatson Increases Its South Pacific Express Service with 'Samoana' - June 2 at 12:18 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Matson, Inc. (MATX) to Post $0.44 Earnings Per Share - May 31 at 8:15 AM logo3 Top Dividend Stocks in Shipping - May 26 at 3:40 AM logoMatson, Inc. (MATX) Lowered to C+ at TheStreet - May 25 at 2:42 PM logo Matson, Inc. (MATX) Given $43.33 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages - May 25 at 8:08 AM logoMatson, Inc. (MATX) Director Stanley M. Kuriyama Purchases 3,300 Shares - May 17 at 11:15 PM logoMatson, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MATX-US : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 6:57 PM logoMatson, Inc. : MATX-US: Dividend Analysis : May 11th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 6:09 PM logoETFs with exposure to Matson, Inc. : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 6:09 PM logoInsider Selling: Matson, Inc. (MATX) Director Sells 2,668 Shares of Stock - May 8 at 8:22 PM



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