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How to buy Matthews International Corporation stock
Learn how to easily invest in Matthews International Corporation stock.
Matthews International Corporation is a conglomerates business based in the US. Matthews International Corporation shares (MATW) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Matthews International Corporation employs 11,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.7 billion.
How to buy shares in Matthews International Corporation
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – MATW – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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What's in this guide?
- MATW shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is MATW stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Are MATW shares over-valued?
- Matthews International Corporation's financials
- How volatile are MATW shares?
- Does Matthews International Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have MATW shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Matthews International Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: MATW)Use our graph to track the performance of MATW stocks over time.
Matthews International Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$22.41|
|52-week range||$22.67 - $38.66|
|50-day moving average||$26.06|
|200-day moving average||$30.89|
|Wall St. target price||$45.50|
|Dividend yield||$0.88 (3.78%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.70|
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Matthews International Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-23)||-3.24%|
|1 month (2022-09-01)||-11.74%|
|3 months (2022-06-30)||-21.83%|
|6 months (2022-04-01)||-31.88%|
|1 year (2021-10-01)||-36.46%|
|2 years (2020-10-01)||-0.04%|
|3 years (2019-10-01)||34.54|
|5 years (2017-09-29)||62.25|
Is Matthews International Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Matthews International Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Matthews International Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Matthews International Corporation's PEG ratio
Matthews International Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.9187. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Matthews International Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Matthews International Corporation's EBITDA
Matthews International Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $144.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Matthews International Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Matthews International Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||2.53%|
|Gross profit TTM||$559.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.39%|
|Return on equity TTM||-3.7%|
|Market capitalisation||$708.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Matthews International Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 30.77% of net profits
Recently Matthews International Corporation has paid out, on average, around 30.77% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.78% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Matthews International Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.78% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Matthews International Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.88 per share.
While Matthews International Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Matthews International Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Matthews International Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 21 August 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Matthews International Corporation's shares ever split?
Matthews International Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 3 September 2001. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Matthews International Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Matthews International Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Matthews International Corporation's share price.
Matthews International Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Matthews International Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $22.67 up to $38.662. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Matthews International Corporation's is 1.0236. This would suggest that Matthews International Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Matthews International Corporation overview
Matthews International Corporation provides brand solutions, memorialization products, and industrial technologies worldwide. It operates through three segments: SGK Brand Solutions, Memorialization, and Industrial Technologies. The SGK Brand solutions segment provides brand management, pre-media services, printing plates and cylinders, engineered products, imaging services, digital asset management, merchandising display systems, and marketing and design services for the consumer goods and retail industries. The Memorialization segment provides bronze and granite memorials, upright granite memorials and monuments, cremation memorialization products, granite benches, flower vases, crypt plates and letters, cremation urns, niche units, cemetery features, and statues, as well as caskets, and cremation and incineration equipment for the cemetery and funeral home industries. The Industrial Technologies segment provides marking and coding equipment and consumables, industrial automation products, and order fulfillment systems for identifying, tracking, picking, and conveying consumer and industrial products for the warehousing and industrial industries. Matthews International Corporation was founded in 1850 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. .
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Matthews International Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 9.312% of Matthews International Corporation shares are held by insiders and 77.901% by institutions. How many people work for Matthews International Corporation?
Latest data suggests 11,000 work at Matthews International Corporation. When does the fiscal year end for Matthews International Corporation?
Matthews International Corporation's fiscal year ends in September. Where is Matthews International Corporation based?
Matthews International Corporation's address is: Two NorthShore Center, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 15212-5851 What is Matthews International Corporation's ISIN number?
Matthews International Corporation's international securities identification number is: US5771281012 What is Matthews International Corporation's CUSIP number?
Matthews International Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 577128101
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