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: $1.28 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 43,116,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $29.88
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $32.24
  • 52 Week Range: $28.07 - $43.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.62
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.93
  • P/E Growth: 3.72
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.96 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.66
  • Book Value: $10.81 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.76
  • 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: 185,200 shs.
  • Beta: 1.14
  • 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, 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 1st. This is a boost 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 earnings results on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the 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 company's quarterly revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.41 EPS. View Matson's Earnings History.

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

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Matson's shares. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate 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 First Hawaiian Bank (0.16%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), US Bancorp DE (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Aperio Group LLC (0.02%). 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 First Hawaiian Bank, Bank of Montreal Can, Capstone Asset Management Co., Aperio Group LLC, US Bancorp DE and Nisa Investment Advisors 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $29.79.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Matson (NYSE MATX)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  77 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  82 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  159
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 (30.92% 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 7/21/2015 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)
Next Dividend:9/7/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.76
Dividend Yield:2.55%
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: 84.15%
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 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 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



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