Matson, Inc. ( MATX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MATX stock 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 $26.34, representing a -13.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.30 and a 31.96% increase over the 52 week low of $19.96.
MATX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Carnival Plc ADS ( CUK ) and General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ). MATX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.53. Zacks Investment Research reports MATX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.08%, compared to an industry average of 17.3%.
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 11.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MATX at 3.31%.
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