Matson, Inc. (MATX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 30, 2013

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Matson, Inc. ( MATX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MATX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $27.84, the dividend yield is 2.3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MATX was $27.84, representing a -3.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.94 and a 39.48% increase over the 52 week low of $19.96.

MATX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Carnival Plc ADS ( CUK ) and Carnival Corporation ( CCL ). MATX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.41. Zacks Investment Research reports MATX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.03%, compared to an industry average of 4.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MATX Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to MATX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MATX as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim Shipping ETF ( SEA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SEA with an increase of 6.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MATX at 3.54%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CCL , CUK , MATX , SEA

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