Matson Inc. (MATX) Moves Higher on Volume Spike for August 29

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Matson Inc. (MATX) traded on unusually high volume on Aug. 29, as the stock gained 1.69% to close at $24.64. On the day, Matson Inc. saw 492,423 shares trade hands on 3,219 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 318,782 shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $43.00 and $21.63 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $28.66, and its 200-day SMA $32.19. Matson Inc. has a P/B ratio of 2.23. It also has a P/E ratio of 13.9.

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.

Headquartered in Honolulu, HI, Matson Inc. has 1,925 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Matthew J. Cox.

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

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