Analysts Expected a Profit of 0.4 Per Share For Match Group, Inc. (MTCH)

Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Thomas J. Mcinerney Independent Director with 194,522 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Gary Swidler Chief Financial Officer, with 114,587 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 75,073 shares of MTCH is Amanda Wayne Ginsberg Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Match Group, Inc. (MTCH), Sands Capital Management LLC is the top holder with 9.79 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is The Vanguard Group, Inc. with 6.29 million shares. In the third-place spot with 4.95 million shares is JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc..

This company’s stock price was $72.83 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 3,326,504. Compare that to its average daily volume of 2.19M. Given the fact that this stock has 282.98M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $20.61B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.18. Its Price to Sales ratio is 11.06, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 77.36, and its Price to Book ratio is 97.11.

MTCH stock has achieved a 5-day range of $71.97 to $81.11, with a total performance of -8.63% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $71.97 to $89.38, generating a -14.78% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +1.89%, trading in the range of $65.50 to $95.32.

In the past 5 days, shares of MTCH have made a new high 2 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 3 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 8 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 6/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.43. This is a 0.03 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.4, amounting to an earnings surprise of 7.50%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 6/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.31, making for an earnings surprise of 35.50%. For the quarter ending 12/30/2018, EPS was reported at 0.43, generating a 13.20% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $477.94 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $350.15 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $603.46 million for the year, compared to $315.05 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$30.95 million, compared to -$28.83 million, and Free Cash flow was $572.5 million compared to the prior year’s $292.27 million.

Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 4.8/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.17, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.09, a Debt to Equity ratio of 7.64 and a Debt to EBITDA of 2.58. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 7, its Piotroski F-Score is 5, its Altman Z-Score is 9.1 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.44.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 7/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 31.26, a Net Margin of 26.65, a ROE of 147.7, and a ROC of 743.53.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for MTCH, this company’s Price to Median PS Value is 1.93. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for MTCH is now 0.00.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for MTCH is sitting at 1.32, while its Current Ratio is 1.32 and its PEG Ratio is 29.94. This stock’s PB Ratio is 102.63, its PS Ratio is 11.64, its Forward PE Ratio is 34.72, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 43.38. Similarly, its Price to Owner Earnings is 44.76, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 38.77 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 36.42.