Matson, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides ocean transportation and logistics services. More Details
Solid track record and good value.
Share Price & News
How has Matson's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MATX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MATX's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MATX underperformed the US Shipping industry which returned 132.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MATX exceeded the US Market which returned 30.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Matson's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StThe Trend Of High Returns At Matson (NYSE:MATX) Has Us Very Interested
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StMatson (NYSE:MATX) jumps 7.8% this week, though earnings growth is still tracking behind three-year shareholder returns
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why I Think Matson (NYSE:MATX) Might Deserve Your Attention Today
Is Matson 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: MATX ($84.63) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($123.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MATX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MATX is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.1x) compared to the US Shipping industry average (13.4x).
PE vs Market: MATX is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.1x) compared to the US market (17.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MATX's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MATX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the US Shipping industry average (1.2x).
How is Matson 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: MATX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-36.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: MATX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-36.1% 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 (-7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MATX's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.6% 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
How has Matson performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MATX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MATX's current net profit margins (13.9%) are higher than last year (4.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MATX's earnings have grown by 15.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MATX's earnings growth over the past year (359.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (15.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MATX earnings growth over the past year (359.5%) underperformed the Shipping industry 359.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MATX's Return on Equity (34.6%) is considered high.
How is Matson's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MATX's short term assets ($402.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($532.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: MATX's short term assets ($402.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MATX's debt to equity ratio (55.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MATX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 107.3% to 55.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MATX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (81.7%).
Interest Coverage: MATX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (22.1x coverage).
What is Matson current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MATX's dividend (1.42%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.36%).
High Dividend: MATX's dividend (1.42%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MATX's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MATX's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (9.8%), MATX's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Matt Cox (60 yo)
Mr. Matthew J. Cox, also known as Matt, has served on the First Hawaiian Bank's board of directors since 2014. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Matson, Inc. since 2012, having previously...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Matt's total compensation ($USD5.48M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.19M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Matt's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: MATX's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MATX's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MATX insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Matson, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Matson, Inc.
- Ticker: MATX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1882
- Industry: Marine
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$3.678b
- Shares outstanding: 43.46m
- Website: https://www.matson.com
Number of Employees
- Matson, Inc.
- 1411 Sand Island Parkway
- United States
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 n...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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