Matson, Inc. ( MATX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 09, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 03, 2016. Shareholders who purchased MATX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MATX has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MATX was $39.5, representing a -25.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.18 and a 12.76% increase over the 52 week low of $35.03.
MATX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CUK ). MATX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.37. Zacks Investment Research reports MATX's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 74.39%, compared to an industry average of 5.9%.
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 decrease of -30.52% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MATX at 5.67%.
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