Analyst Ratings for Matson Inc. (MATX)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Matson Inc. (NYSE:MATX) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, MATX received an average rating of Overweight.

6 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave MATX a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for MATX by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 52, implying a possible profit of 83.55 percent. The lowest price target was 35, which equates to a potential downside of 23.54 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 13.12 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.62 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

MATX has an estimated earnings growth rate of -3.28 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. MATX has a PEG ratio of -5.39.

MATX has a 52-week high of 43.00 and a 52-week low of 27.90. Today's price is 1.54 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 34.12 percent. MATX has a price/earnings ratio of 17.68. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MATX value stock report compares MATX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MATX is $1.28 billion. MATX's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.