NYSE:MATX

Matson Competitors

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$71.91
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50-Day Range
$65.98
MA: $71.81
$77.51
52-Week Range
$23.75
Now: $73.31
$79.05
Volume263,552 shs
Average Volume284,390 shs
Market Capitalization$3.18 billion
P/E Ratio25.81
Dividend Yield1.28%
Beta0.99

Competitors

Matson (NYSE:MATX) Vs. NCLH, CUK, KEX, TGP, GLNG, and GOGL

Should you be buying MATX stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "water transportation" are considered alternatives and competitors to Matson, including Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), Carnival Co. & (CUK), Kirby (KEX), Teekay LNG Partners (TGP), Golar LNG (GLNG), and Golden Ocean Group (GOGL).

Matson (NYSE:MATX) and Norwegian Cruise Line (NYSE:NCLH) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Matson and Norwegian Cruise Line's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Matson5.54%14.86%4.37%
Norwegian Cruise Line-114.59%-28.18%-8.00%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

86.6% of Matson shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.5% of Norwegian Cruise Line shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Matson shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Norwegian Cruise Line shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Matson and Norwegian Cruise Line's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Matson$1.67 billion1.91$82.70 million$1.9138.38
Norwegian Cruise Line$6.46 billion1.49$930.23 million$5.096.00

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

Volatility and Risk

Matson has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Norwegian Cruise Line has a beta of 2.87, indicating that its share price is 187% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Matson and Norwegian Cruise Line, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Matson00303.00
Norwegian Cruise Line17602.36

Matson currently has a consensus target price of $61.6667, indicating a potential downside of 15.88%. Norwegian Cruise Line has a consensus target price of $22.8462, indicating a potential downside of 25.19%. Given Matson's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Matson is more favorable than Norwegian Cruise Line.

Summary

Matson beats Norwegian Cruise Line on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Carnival Co. & (NYSE:CUK) and Matson (NYSE:MATX) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Carnival Co. & and Matson, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Carnival Co. &12302.33
Matson00303.00

Matson has a consensus price target of $61.6667, indicating a potential downside of 15.88%. Given Matson's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Matson is more favorable than Carnival Co. &.

Profitability

This table compares Carnival Co. & and Matson's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Carnival Co. &-73.40%-15.57%-7.28%
Matson5.54%14.86%4.37%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

10.9% of Carnival Co. & shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.6% of Matson shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Carnival Co. & shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Matson shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Carnival Co. & has a beta of 2.3, indicating that its share price is 130% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Matson has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Carnival Co. & and Matson's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Carnival Co. &$20.83 billion0.22$2.99 billionN/AN/A
Matson$1.67 billion1.91$82.70 million$1.9138.38

Carnival Co. & has higher revenue and earnings than Matson.

Summary

Matson beats Carnival Co. & on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Profitability

This table compares Matson and Kirby's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Matson5.54%14.86%4.37%
Kirby-8.27%3.90%2.03%

Risk & Volatility

Matson has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kirby has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Matson and Kirby, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Matson00303.00
Kirby01202.67

Matson currently has a consensus price target of $61.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 15.88%. Kirby has a consensus price target of $55.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 10.37%. Given Kirby's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Kirby is more favorable than Matson.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

86.6% of Matson shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.3% of Kirby shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Matson shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Kirby shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Matson and Kirby's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Matson$1.67 billion1.91$82.70 million$1.9138.38
Kirby$2.84 billion1.31$142.35 million$2.9021.42

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

Summary

Matson beats Kirby on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Teekay LNG Partners (NYSE:TGP) and Matson (NYSE:MATX) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Dividends

Teekay LNG Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.8%. Matson pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Teekay LNG Partners pays out 55.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Matson pays out 48.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Teekay LNG Partners has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Matson has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Teekay LNG Partners and Matson's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Teekay LNG Partners20.41%15.23%4.38%
Matson5.54%14.86%4.37%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Teekay LNG Partners and Matson's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Teekay LNG Partners$601.26 million2.12$152.79 million$1.798.20
Matson$1.67 billion1.91$82.70 million$1.9138.38

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

Risk and Volatility

Teekay LNG Partners has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Matson has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Teekay LNG Partners and Matson, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Teekay LNG Partners01102.50
Matson00303.00

Teekay LNG Partners currently has a consensus price target of $14.75, suggesting a potential upside of 0.55%. Matson has a consensus price target of $61.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 15.88%. Given Teekay LNG Partners' higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Teekay LNG Partners is more favorable than Matson.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

23.1% of Teekay LNG Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.6% of Matson shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Matson shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Matson beats Teekay LNG Partners on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Matson (NYSE:MATX) and Golar LNG (NASDAQ:GLNG) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.6% of Matson shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.1% of Golar LNG shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Matson shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Golar LNG shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Matson has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Golar LNG has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Matson and Golar LNG's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Matson5.54%14.86%4.37%
Golar LNG-55.97%0.73%0.26%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Matson and Golar LNG's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Matson$1.67 billion1.91$82.70 million$1.9138.38
Golar LNG$448.75 million2.31$-211,960,000.00N/AN/A

Matson has higher revenue and earnings than Golar LNG.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Matson and Golar LNG, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Matson00303.00
Golar LNG01502.83

Matson currently has a consensus target price of $61.6667, indicating a potential downside of 15.88%. Golar LNG has a consensus target price of $14.30, indicating a potential upside of 35.29%. Given Golar LNG's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Golar LNG is more favorable than Matson.

Summary

Matson beats Golar LNG on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Golden Ocean Group (NASDAQ:GOGL) and Matson (NYSE:MATX) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Golden Ocean Group and Matson's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Golden Ocean Group-17.84%0.26%0.13%
Matson5.54%14.86%4.37%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

12.4% of Golden Ocean Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.6% of Matson shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Matson shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Golden Ocean Group and Matson's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Golden Ocean Group$705.80 million1.45$37.19 millionN/AN/A
Matson$1.67 billion1.91$82.70 million$1.9138.38

Matson has higher revenue and earnings than Golden Ocean Group.

Risk and Volatility

Golden Ocean Group has a beta of 1.83, suggesting that its share price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Matson has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Golden Ocean Group and Matson, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Golden Ocean Group01302.75
Matson00303.00

Golden Ocean Group currently has a consensus price target of $7.00, indicating a potential downside of 2.23%. Matson has a consensus price target of $61.6667, indicating a potential downside of 15.88%. Given Golden Ocean Group's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Golden Ocean Group is more favorable than Matson.

Summary

Matson beats Golden Ocean Group on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.


Matson Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Norwegian Cruise Line logo
NCLH
Norwegian Cruise Line
1.3$30.54+0.3%$9.64 billion$6.46 billion-2.22
Carnival Co. & logo
CUK
Carnival Co. &
0.6$24.63+1.7%$4.57 billion$20.83 billion-2.39Gap Up
Kirby logo
KEX
Kirby
1.2$62.11+1.1%$3.73 billion$2.84 billion-19.29Unusual Options Activity
Teekay LNG Partners logo
TGP
Teekay LNG Partners
2.0$14.67+0.6%$1.28 billion$601.26 million13.22News Coverage
Golar LNG logo
GLNG
Golar LNG
1.6$10.57+1.9%$1.03 billion$448.75 million0.00
Golden Ocean Group logo
GOGL
Golden Ocean Group
0.8$7.16+1.5%$1.03 billion$705.80 million-8.42News Coverage
KNOT Offshore Partners logo
KNOP
KNOT Offshore Partners
1.9$18.16+0.1%$593.65 million$282.56 million9.22
GasLog logo
GLOG
GasLog
1.6$5.80+0.2%$552.02 million$668.64 million-3.52
International Seaways logo
INSW
International Seaways
2.1$19.15+4.0%$536.49 million$366.18 million4.35Analyst Downgrade
Gap Down
Höegh LNG Partners logo
HMLP
Höegh LNG Partners
1.2$15.10+0.2%$502.32 million$145.44 million9.87Analyst Report
News Coverage
Flex LNG logo
FLNG
Flex LNG
1.1$9.16+0.4%$495.29 million$119.97 million76.29Analyst Report
News Coverage
Tidewater logo
TDW
Tidewater
0.9$12.03+3.1%$489.81 million$486.55 million-2.13Gap Down
Nordic American Tankers logo
NAT
Nordic American Tankers
1.2$3.29+3.0%$484.75 million$175.45 million5.31Gap Down
Teekay Tankers logo
TNK
Teekay Tankers
1.5$13.55+3.5%$456.03 million$920.97 million2.06Gap Down
Golar LNG Partners logo
GMLP
Golar LNG Partners
1.7$3.50+0.0%$242.56 million$299.65 million9.46News Coverage
GasLog Partners logo
GLOP
GasLog Partners
1.5$2.80+1.1%$138.86 million$378.69 million-1.31
Dynagas LNG Partners logo
DLNG
Dynagas LNG Partners
1.0$2.73+1.5%$97.22 million$130.90 million5.69Analyst Upgrade
Odyssey Marine Exploration logo
OMEX
Odyssey Marine Exploration
0.8$7.18+1.1%$90.40 million$3.10 million-4.85
EuroDry logo
EDRY
EuroDry
1.1$9.30+2.9%$21.44 million$27.24 million-3.69News Coverage
Gap Up
This page was last updated on 4/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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