Match Group, Inc.: Get Prepared for Trading Lift Off

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Match Group, Inc. kicked off the trading day on 08/22/19 with a price increase of 1.32%, equivalent to $1.13 relative change for the day. Taking a more long-term approach, MTCH had a 52-week range of $31.69 to $95.32. At the time of this article’s publishing, this stock is trading at $86.48 after starting the trading session at $85.54. Moving on, the stock has demonstrated a 52-week change amounting to 45.28, alongside an S&P500 52-Week Change of 23.13. At the time of writing, this stock’s 50-day Moving Average stands at $75.44, while the 200-day Moving Average of this stock is currently $59.24.

Currently, this company’s share volume is sitting at $2,132,179, but has maintained average daily volume of $1.98M. This stock has generated an average Year to Date volume of $1.87 million, alongside an average 20-day volume of $3.05 million. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $274.20 million, simultaneously with a float of $54.16 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $23.71 billion.

Match Group, Inc.(MTCH) Ownership Data

Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are behaving with this stock. Match Group, Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 23.50%, in contrast to 93.30% institutional ownership. According to the most recent latest insider trade that took place on Aug 16 this organization’s Chief Accounting Officer exercised an option 13,133 at the rate of 9.62, making the entire transaction hit 126,371 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 13,133. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 16 Company’s Chief Accounting Officer sold 7,057 at a price of 84.49, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 596,246. This particular insider is now the holder of 0 in total.

If we take a glance at the Ownership summary of Match Group, Inc.’s stock, 356 Institutional holders make up 90.94% of its total stock ownership. All together, they are the legal holders of 64,623,116 shares, which are valued at about $5,374,704,558 in total. If we focus on the top 3 stockholders for this publicly-traded organization, SANDS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC owns 9.79 million shares, with VANGUARD GROUP INC in 2nd place owning 6.32 million shares and JPMORGAN CHASE & CO in third place with total ownership of 5.47 million shares.

Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) Earnings and Revenue Data

In the latest quarterly report that this company released, which was put into the public domain on Jun-19, the organization reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.40) by $0.03.

The corporation racked up revenue of $464.62million for the previous financial quarter, compared to the mean analyst estimate of $463.74 million. This company achieved a net margin of 26.65 while generating a return on equity of 147.70. Match Group, Inc.’s full-quarter revenue increased by 18.23%, when compared against the year-ago quarter. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.41 per share during the current fiscal year.

Match Group, Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 5.70%, and is forecasted to reach 16.96% in the upcoming year. Looking at the long run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 16.85% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 25.50% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Additional Trading Performance Indicators

Now turning our attention to the current performance indicators for Match Group, Inc., this organization’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.30. The company has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 3.80. Alongside those, its PE Ratio stands at $51.14, and its Beta score is 0.20.

Another valuable indicator worth considering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 12.72 for this organization. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 42.67. Plus, this company’s price to book ratio for the last three-month fiscal period reported is 115.31, whereas its price to cash per share for the last quarter landed at 0.97.

In the same vein, MTCH’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months was posted at 1.69, a figure that is expected to reach 0.41 in the next reported quarter, and analysts expect it will be 16.96% at the market close of one year from today’s date.