Matthews International Corporation

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MATW : NASDAQ : Services
$60.10 | %
Today's Range: 59.42 - 60.59
Avg. Daily Volume: 112,600
07/22/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

MATTHEWS INTL CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. MATTHEWS INTL CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.50 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.41% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)367.18349.39
EBITDA ($mil)51.1548.38
EBIT ($mil)34.7431.92
Net Income ($mil)14.368.98

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)72.2676.0
Total Assets ($mil)2143.91921.11
Total Debt ($mil)888.17696.63
Equity ($mil)742.62725.08

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin41.9941.26
EBITDA Margin13.9313.84
Operating Margin9.469.13
Sales Turnover0.680.69
Return on Assets2.752.45
Return on Equity7.956.5
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.522.37
Interest Expense6.054.93
Interest Coverage5.746.47

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)33.0132.96
Div / share0.150.13
Book value / share22.522.0
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume112538.0115243.0


BUY. MATTHEWS INTL CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 32.51 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.64 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.05. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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premium   discount
MATW 33.55 Peers 32.51   MATW 14.07 Peers 16.57

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

MATW is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

MATW is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
MATW 16.16 Peers 25.92   MATW 0.46 Peers 8.41

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

MATW is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

MATW trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
MATW 2.64 Peers 5.05   MATW 14.93 Peers -23.37

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

MATW is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

MATW is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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MATW 1.35 Peers 2.24   MATW 9.95 Peers 2.84

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

MATW is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

MATW has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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