Digging Into The Data: Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH)

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Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) closed its last session at $41.91. The stock traded within a range of $39.47 and $42.48. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 10.77 Million. Trading volume for Match Group, Inc. was 6.09 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) has an average volume of 1.62 Million.

Company Profile

Match Group, Inc. offers subscription-based online dating websites and applications services. The company’s dating products brands consists of Match, OkCupid, Tinder, PlentyOfFish, Meetic, Twoo, OurTime and FriendScout24. Match Group, Inc. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Analyst Views

Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) received a Buy rating from 4 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 2 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) touched its 1-Year High price of $42.48 on 02/14/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $15.42 on 03/28/17.

EPS & Financials

Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.18/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.32/Share by a difference of $-0.14. This showed a surprise of -43.8% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 14 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.23/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.24/share and a low EPS of $0.18/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $384.43 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 389.44 Million and 370.1 Million respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) has a 20-Day average volume of 2.43 Million. According to today’s trading volume Match Group, Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 20.9 Percent and Institutional ownership of 99.8 Percent. The return on assets stands at 9.4%, Return on Equity currently is 36.4% and the Return on Investment value is 15.1%.

Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) gross margin percentage stands at 79% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 26 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 15.2 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 21.26% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 30 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 72.07 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 33.86 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 26%. The return on invested capital is at 15.1%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 46.97.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 72.07%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 33.86% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.