NYSE:MATX - Matson Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $35.03 -0.25 (-0.71 %) (As of 03/26/2019 08:20 AM ET)Previous Close$35.28Today's Range$34.93 - $35.475052-Week Range$27.73 - $41.96Volume276,033 shsAverage Volume227,644 shsMarket Capitalization$1.50 billionP/E Ratio13.85Dividend Yield2.38%Beta1.49 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive MATX News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MATX and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Water transportation Sub-IndustryMarine SectorTransportation Current SymbolNYSE:MATX Previous Symbol CUSIP57686G10 CIK3453 Webwww.matson.com Phone808-848-1211Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.08 Current Ratio0.86 Quick Ratio0.86Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.85 Forward P/E Ratio14.97 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.22 billion Price / Sales0.67 Cash Flow$4.7274 per share Price / Cash Flow7.41 Book Value$17.69 per share Price / Book1.98Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.53 Net Income$109 million Net Margins4.90% Return on Equity15.13% Return on Assets4.58%Miscellaneous Employees2,007 Outstanding Shares42,830,000Market Cap$1.50 billion Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Estimated) 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 25th. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 6th. View Matson's Dividend History. How were Matson's earnings last quarter? Matson Inc (NYSE:MATX) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 21st. The shipping company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The shipping company earned $564.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $558.44 million. Matson had a return on equity of 15.13% and a net margin of 4.90%. The firm's revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.28 earnings per share. View Matson's Earnings History. When is Matson's next earnings date? Matson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Matson. 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 $35.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Matson's stock price to reach $42.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.9% 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 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Matson. Has Matson been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about MATX stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Matson earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the shipping company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Matson's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Matson include Kirby (KEX), Golar LNG (GLNG), GasLog (GLOG), Teekay Lng Partners (TGP), Golar LNG Partners (GMLP), GasLog Partners LP Unit (GLOP), Tidewater (TDW), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP), KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP), International Seaways (INSW), Teekay Offshore Partners (TOO), Nordic American Tanker (NAT), Teekay Tankers (TNK) and Dynagas LNG Partners (DLNG). 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), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Kinder Morgan (KMI), 3M (MMM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE) and Exxon Mobil (XOM). 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 Michael J Chun, 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, Norges Bank, Bank of Montreal Can, Zacks Investment Management, Employees Retirement System of Texas and FMR 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 $35.03. How big of a company is Matson? Matson has a market capitalization of $1.50 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 204 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 224 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 428MarketBeat'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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is calculated?