Matthews International Corporation provides brand solutions, memorialization products, and industrial technologies worldwide.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$34.54|
|52 Week High||US$21.00|
|52 Week Low||US$43.75|
|1 Month Change||0.38%|
|3 Month Change||-3.49%|
|1 Year Change||59.24%|
|3 Year Change||-31.13%|
|5 Year Change||-43.15%|
|Change since IPO||852.83%|
Recent News & Updates
Matthews International Corporation: A Very Good Opportunity For Long-Term Oriented Dividend Growth Investors
Declining volumes and margins caused a sharp drop in the stock price. Sales have recently exceeded pre-coronavirus pandemic sales for three consecutive quarters. Commodity prices are deflating after a few months characterized by stratospherical prices. Both increasing sales and declining commodity prices should allow the company to successfully deleverage its balance sheet in the medium term. This represents a good opportunity to acquire shares at half the price from all-time highs.
Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ:MATW) Shares Could Be 47% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate
Does the September share price for Matthews International Corporation ( NASDAQ:MATW ) reflect what it's really worth...
Matthews International: An Opportunity To Die For
Matthews International Corporation has seen some pain from the COVID-19 pandemic, but the company as a whole appears robust. Shares of the business are priced at a cheap level and it is likely to recover before too long. Given the long-term outlook for the business, investors should consider this to be an attractive prospect moving forward.
Matthews International (NASDAQ:MATW) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns
What are the early trends we should look for to identify a stock that could multiply in value over the long term...
|MATW||US Commercial Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MATW exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned 29.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MATW exceeded the US Market which returned 35.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: MATW is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MATW's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Matthews International Corporation provides brand solutions, memorialization products, and industrial technologies worldwide. The company’s SGK Brand Solutions segment offers brand management and pre-media services, printing plates and cylinders, engineered products, imaging services, digital asset management, merchandising display systems, and marketing and design services primarily for the consumer goods and retail industries. Its Memorialization segment manufactures and markets a range of memorialization products for use in cemeteries, funeral homes, and crematories.
Matthews International Fundamentals Summary
|MATW fundamental statistics|
Is MATW overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MATW income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.07b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.44|
|Net Profit Margin||0.86%|
How did MATW perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is Matthews International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MATW ($34.54) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($61.83)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MATW is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MATW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (78x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (33.3x).
PE vs Market: MATW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (78x) compared to the US market (17.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MATW is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MATW is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (2.6x).
How is Matthews International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MATW's forecast earnings growth (82.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: MATW's earnings (82.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MATW's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MATW's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MATW's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.3%).
How has Matthews International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MATW has a large one-off loss of $55.8M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: MATW became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MATW's earnings have declined by 46.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MATW has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MATW has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (30.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MATW's Return on Equity (2.2%) is considered low.
How is Matthews International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MATW's short term assets ($620.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($329.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: MATW's short term assets ($620.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MATW's debt to equity ratio (125.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MATW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 133.3% to 125.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MATW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (20.8%).
Interest Coverage: MATW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4x coverage).
What is Matthews International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MATW's dividend (2.49%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).
High Dividend: MATW's dividend (2.49%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MATW's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MATW's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (194.2%), MATW's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MATW's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (25.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joseph Bartolacci (61 yo)
Mr. Joseph C. Bartolacci has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Matthews International Corporation since October 1, 2006 and September 1, 2005 respectively. Mr. Bartolacci served as Principa...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joseph's total compensation ($USD6.58M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.30M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joseph's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MATW's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MATW's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Matthews International Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Matthews International Corporation
- Ticker: MATW
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1850
- Industry: Diversified Support Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$1.092b
- Shares outstanding: 31.61m
- Website: https://www.matw.com
Number of Employees
- Matthews International Corporation
- Two NorthShore Center
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/25 22:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.