Matthews International Corp ($MATW) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Matthews International Corp
Stock ticker MATW
Live stock price [stckqut]MATW[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Poor

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $27.66
Target stock price (averages with growth) $26.86
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $25.34
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $26.03

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=matw

Matthews International Corporation (Matthews) is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of memorialization products and brand solutions. Memorialization products consist of bronze and granite memorials and other memorialization products, caskets and cremation equipment for the cemetery and funeral home industries. Brand solutions include graphics imaging products and services, marking and fulfillment systems products, and merchandising solutions. The Company's products and operations are consisted of six business segments: Cemetery Products, Funeral Home Products, Cremation, Graphics Imaging, Marking and Fulfillment Systems, and Merchandising Solutions. On November 26, 2012, the Company completed the acquisition of Wetzel Holding AG, Wetzel GmbH and certain related affiliates (collectively Wetzel). In December 2012 the Company acquired Pyramid Controls Inc. and its affiliate, Pyramid Control Systems.

 

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.

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