Matson Inc. (MATX) Soars 5.27% on December 26

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Matson Inc. (MATX) had a good day on the market for Wednesday December 26 as shares jumped 5.27% to close at $32.55. About 186,073 shares traded hands on 1,850 trades for the day, compared with an average daily volume of 228,069 shares out of a total float of 42.7 million. After opening the trading day at $30.93, shares of Matson Inc. stayed within a range of $32.66 to $30.79.

With today's gains, Matson Inc. now has a market cap of $1.39 billion.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 5.2. Shares of Matson Inc. have been trading within a range of $41.96 and $27.73 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $37.02 and a 200-day SMA of $34.97.

Based in Hawaii, Alexander & Baldwin operates three diverse segments: transportation, real estate, and agriculture. Matson, a wholly owned subsidiary, accounts for the majority of transportation revenue, providing containership services between the United States, China, Hawaii, and other Pacific islands. The real estate segment develops and manages property in the Western United States and Hawaii, while the agricultural segment operates Hawaiian sugar cane and coffee fields.

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

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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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