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: $1.23 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 43,116,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $30.44
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $33.33
  • 52 Week Range: $28.09 - $43.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.89
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.31
  • P/E Growth: 3.52
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.96 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.63
  • Book Value: $10.81 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.65
  • Annual Dividend: $0.76
  • Dividend Yield: 2.7%
  • EBIDTA: $218.5 million
  • Net Margins: 3.54%
  • Return on Equity: 15.16%
  • Return on Assets: 3.55%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.61%
  • Current Ratio: 1.10%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.10%
  • Average Volume: 196,845 shs.
  • Beta: 1.15
  • Short Ratio: 7.15

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Thursday, June 1st. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.65%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 9th. View Matson's Dividend History.

How were Matson's earnings last quarter?

Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $474.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $417.03 million. Matson had a net margin of 3.54% and a return on equity of 15.16%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.41 earnings per share. View Matson's Earnings History.

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

3 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Matson's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Matson's share price to reach $39.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Matson.

Who are some of Matson's key competitors?

Who owns Matson stock?

Matson's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.86%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.91%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.97%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (3.26%), State Street Corp (2.47%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.01%). 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Geode Capital Management LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System and Highbridge Capital Management LLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Morgan Stanley, Citadel Advisors LLC, Ngam Advisors L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management 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 $28.63.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Matson (NYSE MATX)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  70 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  72 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  142
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 (36.22% 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
8/5/2015Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$48.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/25/2015 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
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)
Most Recent Dividend:6/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.76
Dividend Yield:2.65%
Dividend Growth:6.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:47.80% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
46.91% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
40.64% (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: 84.67%
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
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. (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 logoMatthew J. Cox Sells 20,000 Shares of Matson, Inc. (MATX) Stock - May 8 at 7:37 PM logoMatson, Inc. :MATX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 11:59 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Matson, Inc. (MATX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $492.55 Million - May 7 at 8:38 AM logoMatson, Philly Shipyard hold ceremony for new container ships - May 5 at 6:24 PM logo Matson, Inc. (MATX) Given $45.00 Consensus Target Price by Brokerages - May 5 at 4:39 PM logo$0.37 EPS Expected for Matson, Inc. (MATX) This Quarter - May 5 at 11:19 AM logoMatson, Philly Shipyard Mark "Aloha Class" Ship Construction Milestone with Dock-Mounting Ceremony - May 4 at 6:33 PM logoMatson reports 61 percent drop in net income for Q1 2017 - May 4 at 11:46 AM logoEdited Transcript of MATX earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 8:30pm GMT - May 4 at 11:46 AM logoMatson (MATX) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.24 - May 4 at 1:22 AM logoMatson, Inc. (MATX) Issues Earnings Results - May 3 at 7:56 PM logoMatson tops Street 1Q forecasts - May 3 at 5:46 PM logoMatson, Inc. Announces First Quarter EPS Of $0.16, Affirms 2017 Outlook - May 3 at 5:32 PM logoMATX Named 'Top Dividend Stock of the Dow Transports' at Dividend Channel With 2.4% Yield - May 2 at 7:43 PM logoMatson To Present At Oppenheimer Industrial Growth Conference - May 2 at 7:43 PM logoMatson, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:MATX) : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 5:27 PM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Unlikely to Affect Matson (MATX) Share Price - April 29 at 11:09 PM logoMatson, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.19 (MATX) - April 28 at 11:16 PM logoMatson, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MATX-US : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 9:25 AM logoMatson (MATX) Names Matt Cox as Chairman - April 27 at 6:59 PM logoMatson, Inc. Board Appoints Matt Cox Chairman - April 27 at 6:59 PM logoMatson Announces Quarterly Dividend Of $0.19 Per Share - April 27 at 6:59 PM logoMatson Inc.'s board appoints Matthew Cox as new chairman - April 27 at 6:59 PM logoMatson (MATX) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.14 - April 27 at 12:10 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Matson (MATX) Share Price - April 22 at 1:59 PM logoMatson (MATX) Earning Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - April 19 at 12:59 PM logoMatson To Announce First Quarter 2017 Results On May 3, 2017 - April 18 at 5:53 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Matson, Inc. (MATX) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $431.19 Million - April 16 at 9:00 AM logoMatson (MATX) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.17 - April 15 at 5:15 PM logoMatson, Inc. (MATX) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.15 Per Share - April 14 at 11:30 AM logoMatson to Partner with SSA Terminals for Tacoma Operations - April 7 at 11:03 AM logo Analysts Set $45.00 Price Target for Matson, Inc. (MATX) - April 3 at 1:32 PM



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