Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Challenges and Opportunities for Mattel, Inc. (MAT)


Ironwood Investment Counsel Llc sold 10,000 shares as the company's stock declined 2.69% while stock markets rallied. The stock's 52-week range is $12.71 to $31.60, and its 3-month range is $12.71 to $19.21. (EA), during the trading sessions, it is clear to see that the prices of their shares moved to $112.25. About 1.06 million shares traded. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has risen 4.04% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.67% the S&P500. Fairpointe Capital LLC now owns 7,993,469 shares of the company's stock worth $172,099,000 after purchasing an additional 1,560,624 shares during the last quarter. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,390.00, a PE ratio of -8.96, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.40 and a beta of 1.01. They anticipate the MAT stock will hit $15.17 on a short term (12 month) basis. About 3.58M shares traded.

Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. It has underperformed by 43.62% the S&P500.

It is also important to look at Mattel, Inc.'s dividend yield and EPS because you want to ensure you are stretching your dollar effectively. Seven analysts have provided estimates for Mattel's earnings. They expect $0.22 earnings per share, down 57.69% or $0.30 from last year's $0.52 per share.

EPS Estimate for the next year is 0.38.

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Mattel, Inc. has been given an analysts' mean target of 15.17. Mattel Inc. had 56 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, October 6. Their average price target spell out an upbeat performance - a -3% and would give MAT a market capitalization of almost $5.22B. Imperial Capital maintained the shares of WM in report on Thursday, October 29 with "In-Line" rating. Moreover, First Interstate Bankshares has 0% invested in Mattel, Inc. (NYSE:WM) earned "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, January 3. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 10 by M Partners. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, April 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of MAT in report on Friday, June 16 with "Hold" rating. (NASDAQ:MAT) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Thursday, September 21. Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $17.0 target in Tuesday, September 5 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. The moving average is also popular as it can be used as a center point to help investors and traders quickly identify selling and buying opportunities. 36 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 796.24 million shares or 3.15% less from 822.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Motley Fool Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Com owns 143,065 shares. Once understood where Mattel, Inc. lies, begin comparing it against other specific companies in the Toys & Games to begin searching for value. (NASDAQ:MAT). The Georgia-based Voya Invest Management Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) or 103,176 shares. Benjamin F Edwards Communication invested in 602 shares or 0% of the stock. 972,320 are held by Spears Abacus Advsr Ltd. Daiwa Group, Japan-based fund reported 9,266 shares. State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.7% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 630,310 shares. (NASDAQ:MAT) for 182 shares. 25,521 were reported by Huntington Savings Bank. Since the beginning of the calendar year, we note that shares have changed 7.27%. (NASDAQ:MAR). Ent Finance Services Corp accumulated 0.01% or 109 shares. Moreover, Garde Capital has 0.05% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). 400 are owned by Jnba Financial Advisors. (NASDAQ:MAR) for 10,583 shares. Inverness Counsel Lc Ny holds 2,485 shares.

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Quantres Asset Management Ltd, which manages about $155.73 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Brown Forman Corp (NYSE:BF.B) by 45,000 shares to 5,000 shares, valued at $272,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Annual Sales Growth in the past 5 years was -2.7 percent. (NYSE:ANET), we have noted that the number is now 1.34.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 73 investors sold MDT shares while 392 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 587 raised stakes. Cushing Asset Management LP stated it has 4.73M shares. Company insiders own 0.88% of the company's stock.

There are 514 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 379.85 million shares in total. North Star Mngmt Corporation, a Illinois-based fund reported 1,995 shares. Court Place Advsrs Limited reported 2,829 shares. (NYSE:HD) for 3.34 million shares. Oppenheimer Incorporated owns 23,119 shares. Highstreet Asset has invested 0.09% in Marriott International, Inc.

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