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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
MATW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MATW: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MATW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.38 Max: 76
Current: 0.09
0.09
76
Equity to Asset 0.38
MATW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. MATW: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MATW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.38
0.38
0.69
Interest Coverage 6.56
MATW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.14 vs. MATW: 6.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MATW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.56  Med: 22.22 Max: 268
Current: 6.56
6.56
268
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.51
M-Score: -2.28
WACC vs ROIC
5.12%
5.29%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.94
MATW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.93 vs. MATW: 6.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MATW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.49  Med: 15.75 Max: 18.84
Current: 6.94
7.49
18.84
Net-margin (%) 3.70
MATW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. MATW: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MATW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.95  Med: 9.29 Max: 11.8
Current: 3.7
3.95
11.8
ROE (%) 7.16
MATW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. MATW: 7.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MATW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.58  Med: 18.47 Max: 23.36
Current: 7.16
6.58
23.36
ROA (%) 2.91
MATW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. MATW: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MATW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.69  Med: 9.71 Max: 13.92
Current: 2.91
2.69
13.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.51
MATW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.85 vs. MATW: 20.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MATW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 19.28  Med: 62.99 Max: 120.14
Current: 20.51
19.28
120.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.60
MATW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. MATW: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MATW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 4.9  Med: 12.80 Max: 21.5
Current: 7.6
4.9
21.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.50
MATW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. MATW: -5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MATW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.5  Med: 12.30 Max: 19.3
Current: -5.5
-5.5
19.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -15.20
MATW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. MATW: -15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MATW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.2  Med: 12.50 Max: 18.5
Current: -15.2
-15.2
18.5
» MATW's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

MATW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Richard Pzena 614,676 sh (+8.39%)
David Dreman 68,852 sh (-2.06%)
John Rogers 307,744 sh (-2.43%)
Mario Gabelli 24,200 sh (-5.10%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,200 sh (-33.33%)
Jim Simons 26,804 sh (-74.35%)
Joel Greenblatt 31,623 sh (-81.17%)
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Q3 2014

MATW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 85,833 sh (+171.43%)
David Dreman 69,755 sh (+1.31%)
Mario Gabelli 24,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Rogers 303,412 sh (-1.41%)
Richard Pzena 560,613 sh (-8.80%)
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Q4 2014

MATW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 29,400 sh (New)
David Dreman 74,890 sh (+7.36%)
John Rogers 305,567 sh (+0.71%)
Mario Gabelli 23,000 sh (-4.96%)
Richard Pzena 522,438 sh (-6.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 27,584 sh (-67.86%)
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Q1 2015

MATW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

David Dreman 81,247 sh (+8.49%)
Mario Gabelli 23,000 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 303,321 sh (-0.74%)
Richard Pzena 500,095 sh (-4.28%)
Jim Simons 28,000 sh (-4.76%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,807 sh (-71.70%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 33.07
MATW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. MATW: 33.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MATW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.94  Med: 18.97 Max: 33.97
Current: 33.07
11.94
33.97
Forward P/E 15.85
MATW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. MATW: 15.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 33.60
MATW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. MATW: 33.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MATW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.8  Med: 18.97 Max: 34.06
Current: 33.6
11.8
34.06
P/B 2.40
MATW's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. MATW: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MATW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.63  Med: 2.36 Max: 3.91
Current: 2.4
1.63
3.91
P/S 1.26
MATW's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. MATW: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MATW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.30 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.26
0.87
2.37
PFCF 19.28
MATW's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.17 vs. MATW: 19.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MATW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.06  Med: 16.33 Max: 40.4
Current: 19.28
10.06
40.4
POCF 13.30
MATW's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.59 vs. MATW: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MATW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.25  Med: 12.51 Max: 25.11
Current: 13.3
8.25
25.11
EV-to-EBIT 26.98
MATW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.55 vs. MATW: 26.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MATW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.2  Med: 12.40 Max: 26.6
Current: 26.98
9.2
26.6
Shiller P/E 24.98
MATW's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.89 vs. MATW: 24.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MATW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.92  Med: 18.69 Max: 30.33
Current: 24.98
11.92
30.33
Current Ratio 2.37
MATW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. MATW: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MATW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.54  Med: 2.15 Max: 3.46
Current: 2.37
1.54
3.46
Quick Ratio 1.73
MATW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. MATW: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MATW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.51 Max: 3.01
Current: 1.73
1.1
3.01
Days Inventory 63.49
MATW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. MATW: 63.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MATW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 29.43  Med: 49.87 Max: 82.96
Current: 63.49
29.43
82.96
Days Sales Outstanding 72.27
MATW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
86% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.31 vs. MATW: 72.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MATW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 50.02  Med: 63.77 Max: 93.26
Current: 72.27
50.02
93.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.95
MATW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. MATW: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MATW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.95
0.43
1.28
Dividend Payout 0.31
MATW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. MATW: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MATW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.31
0.07
0.67
Dividend growth (3y) 11.20
MATW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. MATW: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MATW' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 5  Med: 10.50 Max: 22.1
Current: 11.2
5
22.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.64
MATW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
66% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. MATW: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MATW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.21
Current: 1.64
0.74
2.21
Share Buyback Rate 0.40
MATW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. MATW: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
MATW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.5  Med: 1.70 Max: -1.6
Current: 0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.32
MATW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. MATW: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MATW' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.20 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.32
0.7
1.77
Price/Median PS Value 0.97
MATW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. MATW: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MATW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.33 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.97
0.71
1.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.75
MATW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. MATW: 3.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MATW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.74  Med: 8.10 Max: 10.9
Current: 3.75
3.74
10.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.70
MATW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. MATW: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MATW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 13.00 Max: 19.2
Current: 2.7
2.6
19.2

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16
Revenue(Mil) 1,439 1,541
EPS($) 2.75 3.36
EPS without NRI($) 2.75 3.36

Business Description

Industry: Personal Services » Personal Services
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Traded in other countries:MW1A.Germany,
Matthews International Corporation was founded in 1850 and incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1902. The Company is a designer, manufacturer and marketer principally of memorialization products and brand solutions. Memorialization products consist of bronze memorials and other memorialization products, caskets and cremation equipment for the cemetery and funeral home industries. The Company's products and operations are comprised Cemetery Products, Funeral Home Products, Cremation, Graphics Imaging, Marking and Fulfillment Systems and Merchandising Solutions. The Cemetery Products segment is a manufacturer of cast bronze and granite memorials and other memorialization products, cast and etched architectural products and is a builder of mausoleums in the United States. The Funeral Home Products segment is a casket manufacturer and distributor in North America and produces a wide variety of wood, metal and cremation caskets. The Cremation segment is a designer and manufacturer of cremation equipment in North America and Europe. The Graphics Imaging segment manufactures and provides brand management, printing plates, gravure cylinders, pre-press services and imaging services for the primary packaging and corrugated industries. The Marking and Fulfillment Systems segment designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of marking and coding equipment and consumables, industrial automation products and order fulfillment systems for identifying, tracking, picking and conveying consumer and industrial products. The Merchandising Solutions segment designs and manufactures merchandising displays and systems and provides creative merchandising and marketing solutions services. The Company has manufacturing and marketing facilities in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. The Company's operations are subject to various federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to the protection of the environment.
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