Matthews International Corp (MATW) reported quarterly earnings results on Thursday, Apr-28-2016. The company said it had a profit of $0.75 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.07. Analysts had a consensus of $0.68. The company posted revenue of $367.20 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $364.23 million. The company’s revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.67 EPS.
Matthews International Corp closed down -0.73 points or -1.40% at $51.38 with 1,27,310 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $51.99, the shares hit an intraday low of $50.91 and an intraday high of $52.09 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.
In a different news, on Feb 4, 2016, Tunon Alvaro Garcia (director) purchased 2,500 shares at $47.00 per share price. According to the SEC, on Dec 15, 2015, David A Schawk (President, Brand Solutions) sold 25,000 shares at $59.96 per share price. On Nov 13, 2015, Paul F Rahill (President, Cremation Division) sold 3,992 shares at $57.02 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Matthews International Corporation is a designer manufacturer and marketer of memorialization products and brand solutions. The Company’s products and operations consist of six business segments: Cemetery Products Funeral Home Products Cremation Graphics Imaging Marking and Fulfillment Systems and Merchandising Solutions. The Cemetery Products segment manufactures cast bronze and granite memorials and other memorialization products cast and etched architectural products and is a builder of mausoleums in the United States. The Funeral Home Products segment manufactures caskets distributes and produces wood metal and cremation caskets. The Cremation segment is a designer and manufacturer of cremation equipment in North America and Europe. The Graphics Imaging segment manufactures and provides brand solutions printing plates gravure cylinders pre-press services and imaging services for the packaging and corrugated industries.