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Matthew J. Cox net worth and biography

Matthew Cox Biography and Net Worth

Major Shareholder of Matson
Matthew J. Cox is Chairman and CEO of Matson, Inc. He was appointed Chairman of the Board in April 2017 and became CEO in June 2012. Cox is responsible for overseeing the entire Matson organization, which includes Matson Navigation Company, Inc. (ocean transportation), Matson Logistics, Inc. (logistics) and Matson Terminals, Inc. (terminal operations in Hawaii). In addition to his Matson responsibilities, Cox is on the board of SSAT, a stevedoring joint venture in which Matson owns 35 percent. Cox joined Matson in June 2001 as senior vice president and chief financial officer. In 2005, he became executive vice president and chief operating officer. He had a key role in the start up of Matson's China – Long Beach Express in 2006. He served as President from 2008 to 2017. Prior to Matson, Cox had 15 years of experience in the transportation industry, 12 of which were spent at American President Lines, Ltd. (APL). From 1999 to 2001, he held executive posts at Distribution Dynamics, Inc., a provider of outsourced logistics, inventory management and integrated information systems based in Danville, California; he was the company's executive vice president and chief operating officer at the time he joined Matson. From 1987 to 1999, Cox held positions of increasing responsibility at APL, covering both financial and operational aspects of the company, including vice president, refrigerated container market; managing director, Middle East, Africa, Indian Subcontinent Region Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and director, financial support services. Cox serves on the board of First Hawaiian Bank. He is also a member of the Hawaii Business Roundtable, Inc. and the Shidler College of Business Advisory Council at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Cox has a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance from the University of California, Berkeley and is a certified public accountant; he is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

What is Matthew J. Cox's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Matthew J. Cox is at least $15.55 million as of August 2nd, 2022. Mr. Cox owns 252,802 shares of Matson stock worth more than $15,552,379 as of September 30th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Cox may own. Additionally, Mr. Cox receives an annual salary of $2,660,000.00 as Major Shareholder at Matson. Learn More about Matthew J. Cox's net worth.

How old is Matthew J. Cox?

Mr. Cox is currently 61 years old. There are 5 older executives and no younger executives at Matson. Learn More on Matthew J. Cox's age.

What is Matthew J. Cox's salary?

As the Major Shareholder of Matson, Inc., Mr. Cox earned a total compensation package of $5,957,058.00 in 2021. Mr. Cox earned a salary of $862,346.00, stock awards of $3,184,092.00, non-equity compensation of $1,703,046.00, and other compensation of $95,432.00. Learn More on Matthew J. Cox's salary.

How do I contact Matthew J. Cox?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Cox and other Matson executives is 1411 SAND ISLAND PARKWAY, HONOLULU HI, 96819. Matson can also be reached via phone at (808) 848-1211 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Matthew J. Cox's contact information.

Has Matthew J. Cox been buying or selling shares of Matson?

During the past quarter, Matthew J. Cox has sold $783,200.00 in Matson stock. Most recently, Matthew J. Cox sold 5,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.82, for a transaction totalling $399,100.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 252,802 shares of the company's stock, valued at $20,178,655.64. Learn More on Matthew J. Cox's trading history.

Who are Matson's active insiders?

Matson's insider roster includes Vic Angoco, Jr. (SVP), Matthew Cox (Major Shareholder), Branton Dreyfus (SVP), Ronald Forest (President), Peter Heilmann (EVP), Richard Kinney (SVP), John Lauer (EVP), Laura Rascon (SVP), Rusty Rolfe (EVP), Christopher Scott (SVP), Kevin Stuck (VP), Jason Taylor (SVP), and Jenai Wall (Director). Learn More on Matson's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Matson?

In the last twelve months, Matson insiders bought shares 1 times. They purchased a total of 1,250 shares worth more than $93,750.00. In the last twelve months, insiders at the shipping company sold shares 37 times. They sold a total of 143,279 shares worth more than $12,878,820.45. The most recent insider tranaction occured on September, 30th when SVP Richard S Kinney sold 375 shares worth more than $23,167.50. Insiders at Matson own 1.9 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Matson.

Information on this page was last updated on 9/30/2022.

Matthew J. Cox Insider Trading History at Matson

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
8/2/2022Sell5,000$79.82$399,100.00252,802View SEC Filing Icon  
7/18/2022Sell5,000$76.82$384,100.00257,802View SEC Filing Icon  
6/16/2022Sell5,000$75.76$378,800.00262,802View SEC Filing Icon  
6/2/2022Sell5,000$90.86$454,300.00267,802View SEC Filing Icon  
5/18/2022Sell2,174$89.23$193,986.02272,802View SEC Filing Icon  
5/3/2022Sell5,000$88.70$443,500.00274,976View SEC Filing Icon  
4/18/2022Sell5,000$87.65$438,250.00279,976View SEC Filing Icon  
11/3/2021Sell5,000$82.40$412,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/19/2021Sell5,000$83.15$415,750.00View SEC Filing Icon  
10/6/2021Sell5,000$82.58$412,900.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/1/2021Sell5,000$78.18$390,900.00280,544View SEC Filing Icon  
8/19/2021Sell5,000$73.16$365,800.00289,794View SEC Filing Icon  
8/5/2021Sell5,000$69.86$349,300.00295,091View SEC Filing Icon  
7/21/2021Sell5,000$66.78$333,900.00298,994View SEC Filing Icon  
7/7/2021Sell5,000$64.04$320,200.00300,544View SEC Filing Icon  
6/17/2021Sell5,000$62.61$313,050.00308,788View SEC Filing Icon  
5/18/2021Sell5,000$63.54$317,700.00315,544View SEC Filing Icon  
5/5/2021Sell5,000$65.74$328,700.00324,018View SEC Filing Icon  
4/20/2021Sell5,000$68.61$343,050.00329,844View SEC Filing Icon  
6/21/2019Sell23,500$37.54$882,190.00244,742View SEC Filing Icon  
6/19/2019Sell30,000$37.94$1,138,200.00274,742View SEC Filing Icon  
3/12/2018Sell17,715$30.27$536,233.05275,617View SEC Filing Icon  
5/8/2017Sell20,000$32.16$643,200.00241,720View SEC Filing Icon  
12/1/2016Sell3,665$36.88$135,165.20219,387View SEC Filing Icon  
1/12/2016Sell5,321$37.85$201,399.85140,591View SEC Filing Icon  
12/11/2015Sell5,051$44.23$223,405.73140,591View SEC Filing Icon  
11/11/2015Sell4,746$52.24$247,931.04140,591View SEC Filing Icon  
10/13/2015Sell5,468$44.21$241,740.28140,591View SEC Filing Icon  
9/11/2015Sell5,017$36.91$185,177.47140,591View SEC Filing Icon  
8/18/2015Sell5,519$40.74$224,844.06View SEC Filing Icon  
7/13/2015Sell6,687$43.27$289,346.49View SEC Filing Icon  
6/11/2015Sell6,601$41.18$271,829.18View SEC Filing Icon  
5/19/2015Sell7,081$42.85$303,420.85View SEC Filing Icon  
11/19/2014Sell20,000$33.28$665,600.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Matson Company Overview

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Matson, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides ocean transportation and logistics services. The company's Ocean Transportation segment offers ocean freight transportation services to the domestic non-contiguous economies of Hawaii, Alaska, and Guam, as well as to other island economies in Micronesia. It primarily transports dry containers of mixed commodities, refrigerated commodities, packaged foods and beverages, building materials, automobiles, and household goods; livestock; seafood; general sustenance cargo; and garments, footwear, e-commerce, and other retail merchandise. This segment also operates an expedited service from China to Long Beach, California, and various islands in the South Pacific, as well as Okinawa, Japan; and provides container stevedoring, refrigerated cargo services, inland transportation, container equipment maintenance, and other terminal services to ocean carriers on the Hawaiian islands of Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai, as well as in the Alaska locations of Anchorage, Kodiak, and Dutch Harbor. In addition, the company offers vessel management and container transshipment services. Its Logistics segment provides multimodal transportation brokerage services, including domestic and international rail intermodal, long-haul and regional highway trucking, specialized hauling, flat-bed and project, less-than-truckload, and expedited freight services; less-than-container load consolidation and freight forwarding services; warehousing and distribution services; supply chain management services, and non-vessel operating common carrier freight forwarding services. The company serves the U.S. military, freight forwarders, retailers, consumer goods, automobile manufacturers, and other customers. The company was formerly known as Alexander & Baldwin Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Matson, Inc. in June 2012. Matson, Inc. was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Today's Range

Now: $61.52
Low: $60.93
High: $62.71

50 Day Range

MA: $77.32
Low: $61.50
High: $91.67

2 Week Range

Now: $61.52
Low: $60.35
High: $125.34


493,550 shs

Average Volume

448,567 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.40 billion

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