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BABA   76.12 (+0.71%)
T   16.59 (-2.41%)
F   12.12 (-0.16%)
MU   85.91 (+5.42%)
CGC   3.37 (-2.03%)
GE   151.67 (+1.74%)
DIS   107.64 (-0.03%)
AMC   4.42 (-3.28%)
PFE   27.55 (-0.43%)
PYPL   58.35 (+1.51%)
XOM   104.76 (-0.09%)
QQQ   438.07 (+2.93%)
AAPL   184.37 (+1.12%)
MSFT   411.65 (+2.35%)
META   486.13 (+3.87%)
GOOGL   144.09 (+1.08%)
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TSLA   197.41 (+1.36%)
NVDA   785.38 (+16.40%)
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AMD   181.86 (+10.69%)
BABA   76.12 (+0.71%)
T   16.59 (-2.41%)
F   12.12 (-0.16%)
MU   85.91 (+5.42%)
CGC   3.37 (-2.03%)
GE   151.67 (+1.74%)
DIS   107.64 (-0.03%)
AMC   4.42 (-3.28%)
PFE   27.55 (-0.43%)
PYPL   58.35 (+1.51%)
XOM   104.76 (-0.09%)

Matson (MATX) Competitors

$114.84
+0.64 (+0.56%)
(As of 04:10 PM ET)

MATX vs. KEX, INSW, GOGL, TNK, GLNG, SNDR, HRI, CPA, CAR, and JOBY

Should you be buying Matson stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Matson include Kirby (KEX), International Seaways (INSW), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), Teekay Tankers (TNK), Golar LNG (GLNG), Schneider National (SNDR), Herc (HRI), Copa (CPA), Avis Budget Group (CAR), and Joby Aviation (JOBY). These companies are all part of the "transportation" sector.

Matson vs.

Kirby (NYSE:KEX) and Matson (NYSE:MATX) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, media sentiment, valuation, community ranking, risk and earnings.

Kirby has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Matson has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Matson had 9 more articles in the media than Kirby. MarketBeat recorded 24 mentions for Matson and 15 mentions for Kirby. Kirby's average media sentiment score of 0.70 beat Matson's score of 0.66 indicating that Matson is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Kirby
7 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Matson
7 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
13 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Matson has higher revenue and earnings than Kirby. Matson is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kirby, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Kirby$3.09B1.65$222.93M$3.7223.16
Matson$3.09B1.31$1.06B$8.3813.75

Kirby presently has a consensus target price of $98.33, indicating a potential upside of 14.34%. Matson has a consensus target price of $111.67, indicating a potential downside of 3.06%. Given Matson's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Kirby is more favorable than Matson.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Kirby
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Matson
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Matson has a net margin of 9.60% compared to Matson's net margin of 7.21%. Kirby's return on equity of 12.82% beat Matson's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Kirby7.21% 7.15% 3.98%
Matson 9.60%12.82%7.00%

Kirby received 267 more outperform votes than Matson when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 61.81% of users gave Matson an outperform vote while only 60.53% of users gave Kirby an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
KirbyOutperform Votes
526
60.53%
Underperform Votes
343
39.47%
MatsonOutperform Votes
259
61.81%
Underperform Votes
160
38.19%

94.9% of Kirby shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.0% of Matson shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Kirby shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Matson shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Matson beats Kirby on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MATX vs. The Competition

MetricMatsonWater transportation IndustryTransportation SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$4.05B$5.30B$9.46B$17.41B
Dividend Yield1.11%5.59%4.39%3.57%
P/E Ratio13.7524.1515.6322.68
Price / Sales1.315.992.115.29
Price / Cash3.226.4414.9117.89
Price / Book1.896.824.626.35
Net Income$1.06B$156.04M$705.93M$869.26M
7 Day Performance-5.81%-0.50%-0.67%-1.05%
1 Month Performance-4.97%-1.30%1.71%1.74%
1 Year Performance78.37%22.11%4.60%76.56%

Matson Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
KEX
Kirby
3.8218 of 5 stars
$84.95
-0.7%
$98.33
+15.8%
+19.8%$5.02B$3.09B22.845,200Analyst Revision
INSW
International Seaways
3.7767 of 5 stars
$51.14
-3.5%
$60.20
+17.7%
+14.9%$2.50B$864.66M3.941,800Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
GOGL
Golden Ocean Group
2.6126 of 5 stars
$10.91
-1.0%
$10.50
-3.8%
+15.2%$2.21B$881.12M17.8938Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
TNK
Teekay Tankers
3.5812 of 5 stars
$57.06
-2.0%
$63.00
+10.4%
+53.8%$1.95B$1.06B3.591,750Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
GLNG
Golar LNG
3.6261 of 5 stars
$21.19
-0.3%
$30.50
+43.9%
-2.2%$1.71B$277.89M0.00490Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
SNDR
Schneider National
4.6814 of 5 stars
$23.50
-1.0%
$28.79
+22.5%
-15.6%$4.15B$5.50B17.6717,050Analyst Revision
HRI
Herc
3.384 of 5 stars
$147.38
+0.5%
$144.00
-2.3%
+3.0%$4.17B$3.28B12.187,200
CPA
Copa
4.9267 of 5 stars
$98.76
-0.3%
$146.33
+48.2%
+7.0%$3.89B$3.46B7.737,265
CAR
Avis Budget Group
4.2102 of 5 stars
$106.25
-5.3%
$205.40
+93.3%
-55.1%$3.85B$12.01B2.4924,500News Coverage
JOBY
Joby Aviation
1.084 of 5 stars
$6.21
flat
$7.60
+22.5%
+42.6%$4.31BN/A-8.271,422Earnings Report
News Coverage
Gap Down

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This page (NYSE:MATX) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff