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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 0.40
MATX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. MATX: 0.40 )
MATX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.4

Equity to Asset 0.27
MATX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. MATX: 0.27 )
MATX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.27

0.24
0.51
Interest Coverage 6.97
MATX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. MATX: 6.97 )
MATX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 15.29
Current: 6.97

1.48
15.29
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.42
M-Score: -2.99
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.13
MATX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. MATX: 6.13 )
MATX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.65   Max: 12.24
Current: 6.13

2.65
12.24
Net-margin (%) 3.28
MATX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. MATX: 3.28 )
MATX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 10.53
Current: 3.28

1.92
10.53
ROE (%) 15.88
MATX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. MATX: 15.88 )
MATX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.05   Max: 16.4
Current: 15.88

3.05
16.4
ROA (%) 4.30
MATX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. MATX: 4.30 )
MATX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 7.16
Current: 4.3

1.34
7.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.83
MATX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. MATX: 12.83 )
MATX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 84.21
Current: 12.83

2.32
84.21
Revenue Growth (%) 4.80
MATX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. MATX: 4.80 )
MATX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 11.9
Current: 4.8

-8.4
11.9
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.90
MATX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. MATX: -5.90 )
MATX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -17.6   Max: 21.4
Current: -5.9

-17.6
21.4
EPS Growth (%) -9.70
MATX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. MATX: -9.70 )
MATX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -53.2   Max: 77
Current: -9.7

-53.2
77
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

MATX Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 28,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 594,700 sh (+20.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 77,850 sh (-15.89%)
Steven Cohen 12,378 sh (-23.03%)
Meridian Funds 354,800 sh (-27.31%)
PRIMECAP Management 510,300 sh (-38.65%)
Jim Simons 18,400 sh (-76.49%)
Ray Dalio 9,967 sh (-86.95%)
Bill Ackman 202,913 sh (-93.31%)
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Q3 2013

MATX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 980,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 109,100 sh (+492.93%)
Joel Greenblatt 250,782 sh (+222.13%)
Steven Cohen 23,114 sh (+86.73%)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,800 sh (+25.61%)
Chuck Royce 594,700 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Bill Ackman Sold Out
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Q4 2013

MATX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,846,200 sh (+88.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 351,570 sh (+40.19%)
Chuck Royce 594,700 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 88,454 sh (-18.92%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,798 sh (-50.28%)
Steven Cohen 9,768 sh (-57.74%)
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Q1 2014

MATX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 300,426 sh (New)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MATX

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-03-31 New Buy0.62%$22.97 - $26.76 $ 24.760%300426
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 40.19%0.06%$23.59 - $27.71 $ 24.76-4%351570
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 222.13%0.14%$25.71 - $29.24 $ 24.76-11%250782
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$25.71 - $29.24 $ 24.76-11%0
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out $25.71 - $29.24 $ 24.76-11%0
Meridian Funds 2013-06-30 Reduce -27.31%0.12%$21.85 - $26.27 $ 24.761%354800
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Reduce -86.95%0.01%$21.85 - $26.27 $ 24.761%9967
PRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 Reduce -38.65%0.01%$21.85 - $26.27 $ 24.761%510300
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 238.67%0.08%$24.25 - $27.41 $ 24.76-5%92555
PRIMECAP Management 2013-03-31 Reduce -22.88%0.01%$24.25 - $27.41 $ 24.76-5%831737
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Add 210.13%0.01%$24.25 - $27.41 $ 24.76-5%76367
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.80
MATX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. MATX: 19.80 )
MATX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.12   Max: 54.21
Current: 19.8

3.12
54.21
P/B 3.14
MATX's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MATX: 3.14 )
MATX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 4.82
Current: 3.14

0.33
4.82
P/S 0.65
MATX's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. MATX: 0.65 )
MATX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.65

0.22
0.85
PFCF 6.66
MATX's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. MATX: 6.66 )
MATX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.48   Max: 467.12
Current: 6.66

2.48
467.12
EV-to-EBIT 12.49
MATX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. MATX: 12.49 )
MATX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 31.8
Current: 12.49

5.8
31.8
PEG 49.50
MATX's PEG is ranked lower than
71% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MATX: 49.50 )
MATX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 141.8
Current: 49.5

0.76
141.8
Shiller P/E 14.57
MATX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 19.04 vs. MATX: 14.57 )
MATX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.01   Max: 15.64
Current: 14.57

3.01
15.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.54
MATX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. MATX: 2.54 )
MATX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 14.74
Current: 2.54

2.06
14.74
Dividend Payout 0.50
MATX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
51% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. MATX: 0.50 )
MATX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.61
Current: 0.5

0.32
1.61
Dividend growth (3y) -21.10
MATX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. MATX: -21.10 )
MATX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -21.1   Max: 11.1
Current: -21.1

-21.1
11.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.06
MATX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
74% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. MATX: 1.06 )
MATX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 6.24
Current: 1.06

0.87
6.24
Share Buyback Rate -1.30
MATX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. MATX: -1.30 )
MATX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.3   Max: -2.3
Current: -1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.45
MATX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
66% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MATX: 3.45 )
MATX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 4.23
Current: 3.45

0.51
4.23
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.89
MATX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MATX: 0.89 )
MATX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 12.99
Current: 0.89

0.68
12.99
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
MATX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MATX: 1.03 )
MATX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.25
Current: 1.03

0.46
1.25
Price/Graham Number 1.74
MATX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
57% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MATX: 1.74 )
MATX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.74

0.37
1.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.00
MATX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. MATX: 8.00 )
MATX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 17.3
Current: 8

3.1
17.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.74
MATX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Shipping & Ports industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. MATX: 5.74 )
MATX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16.2   Max: 7.2
Current: 5.74

-16.2
7.2

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Shipping & Ports
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Matson Inc formerly known as Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., is a holding company incorporated in January 2012 in the State of Hawaii. The Company operates as a carrier in the Pacific. The company's fleet of 17 ships includes containerships, combination container and roll-on/roll-off vessels and custom-designed barges. The company is engaged in carrying freight, primarily between various U.S. Pacific Coast, Hawaii, Guam, China, and other Pacific island ports; arranging domestic and international rail intermodal service, long-haul and regional highway brokerage, specialized hauling, flat-bed and project work, less-than-truckload, expedited/air freight services, and warehousing and distribution services; and providing terminal, stevedoring, and container equipment maintenance services in Hawaii. The company's ocean transportation operations related shore side operations in Hawaii, and intermodal, truck brokerage, and logistics services are conducted by a wholly-owned subsidiary, Matson Navigation Company, Inc. (Matson) and its subsidiaries. The Company's Hawaii Service offers containership freight services between the ports of Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle, and the major ports in Hawaii on the islands of Oahu, Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii. Roll-on/roll-off service is provided between California and the major ports in Hawaii. It is the principal carrier of ocean cargo between the U.S. Pacific Coast and Hawaii. Principal westbound cargoes carried by the company to Hawaii include dry containers of mixed commodities, refrigerated commodities, packaged foods, building materials, automobiles, and household goods. Principal eastbound cargoes carried by it from Hawaii include automobiles, household goods, dry containers of mixed commodities, food and beverages, and livestock. The company's Guam Service provides weekly containership freight services between the U.S. Pacific Coast and Guam. Additional freight destined to and from the Commonwealth of the Marianas Islands, the Republic of Palau, and the island of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia is transferred at Guam to and from connecting carriers for delivery to and from those locations. The company's Micronesia Service offers container and conventional freight service between the U.S. Pacific Coast and the islands of Kwajalein, Ebeye, and Majuro in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the islands of Pohnpei, Chuuk, and Kosrae in the Federated States of Micronesia. Cargo is transferred at Guam to a Matson-operated ship that provides bi-weekly service to and from those islands. The Company also carries cargo originating in Asia to these islands by receiving cargo transferred from other carriers in Guam. The company's China Service is part of an integrated Hawaii/Guam/China service. The Hawaii Service also has one additional liner competitor, Pasha Hawaii Transport Lines, LLC that operates a pure car carrier ship, specializing in the carriage of automobiles, large pieces of rolling stock, s

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