Matson Inc. (MATX) Soars 5.02% on May 02

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Matson Inc. (MATX) had a good day on the market for Wednesday May 02 as shares jumped 5.02% to close at $30.94. About 389,115 shares traded hands on 3,926 trades for the day, compared with an average daily volume of 255,709 shares out of a total float of 42.65 million. After opening the trading day at $31.00, shares of Matson Inc. stayed within a range of $31.06 to $29.49.

With today's gains, Matson Inc. now has a market cap of $1.32 billion.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 5.5. Shares of Matson Inc. have been trading within a range of $40.32 and $21.63 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $29.27 and a 200-day SMA of $28.85.

Matson Inc is a holding company, consisting of two segments, ocean transportation and logistics. The company also provides container stevedoring, container equipment maintenance and other terminal services for MatNav and other ocean carriers.

Matson Inc. is based out of Honolulu, HI and has some 1,947 employees. Its CEO is Matthew J. Cox.

For a complete fundamental analysis of Matson Inc., check out’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for MATX.

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Matson Inc. is also a component of the Russell 2000. The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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