MATX Stock Overview
Matson, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides ocean transportation and logistics services.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$74.54|
|52 Week High||US$125.34|
|52 Week Low||US$62.34|
|1 Month Change||-16.93%|
|3 Month Change||-40.15%|
|1 Year Change||16.16%|
|3 Year Change||89.91%|
|5 Year Change||143.67%|
|Change since IPO||101.46%|
Recent News & Updates
Matson (NYSE:MATX) Has Announced That It Will Be Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.31
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|MATX||US Shipping||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MATX exceeded the US Shipping industry which returned -6.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MATX exceeded the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.
|MATX Average Weekly Movement||8.4%|
|Shipping Industry Average Movement||9.4%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: MATX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MATX's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Matson, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, 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, e-commerce, and other retail merchandise.
Matson Fundamentals Summary
|MATX fundamental statistics|
Is MATX overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MATX income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$2.72b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||29.09|
|Net Profit Margin||26.93%|
How did MATX perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.7%Current Dividend Yield
Does MATX pay a reliable dividends?See MATX dividend history and benchmarks
|Matson dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Aug 03 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Sep 01 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||36 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||65 days|
Does MATX pay a reliable dividends?See MATX dividend history and benchmarks
Is MATX undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MATX?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MATX's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does MATX's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|MATX PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
SBLK Star Bulk Carriers
GOGL Golden Ocean Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: MATX is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.5x) compared to the peer average (2.7x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MATX's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Shipping Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: MATX is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Shipping industry average (2.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MATX's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||2.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||2.6x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: MATX is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.6x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MATX when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: MATX ($72.52) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($52.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MATX is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MATX's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
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How is Matson forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MATX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-58.6% per year).
Earnings vs Market: MATX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-58.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MATX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MATX's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-15.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MATX's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-15.1% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if MATX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Matson performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MATX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MATX's current net profit margins (26.9%) are higher than last year (10.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MATX's earnings have grown significantly by 46.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MATX's earnings growth over the past year (326.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (46.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MATX earnings growth over the past year (326.5%) underperformed the Shipping industry 649.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MATX's Return on Equity (61.7%) is considered outstanding.
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How is Matson's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MATX's short term assets ($874.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($610.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: MATX's short term assets ($874.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MATX's net debt to equity ratio (10.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: MATX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 167.3% to 31.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MATX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (189%).
Interest Coverage: MATX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (71x coverage).
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What is Matson current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MATX's dividend (1.71%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).
High Dividend: MATX's dividend (1.71%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.24%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MATX's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MATX's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (4%), MATX's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (6.3%), MATX's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Matt Cox (60 yo)
Mr. Matthew J. Cox, also known as Matt, had served on the First Hawaiian Bank's board of directors since 2014 until 2022. He served as Independent Director at First Hawaiian, Inc. since 2016 until April 20...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Matt's total compensation ($USD5.96M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.88M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Matt's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MATX's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MATX's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MATX insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Matson, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Matson, Inc.
- Ticker: MATX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1882
- Industry: Marine
- Sector: Transportation
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.940b
- Shares outstanding: 40.54m
- Website: https://www.matson.com
Number of Employees
- Matson, Inc.
- 1411 Sand Island Parkway
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/27 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/27 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.