Mattel, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 25, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MAT stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that MAT has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $35.28, the dividend yield is 4.31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAT was $35.28,
representing a -26.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.94 and
a 1.58% increase over the 52 week low of $34.73.
MAT is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as Hasbro, Inc. (
) and Performance Sports Group Ltd (
). MAT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.33. Zacks Investment Research reports MAT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -15.99%, compared to an
industry average of 17.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.
Interested in gaining exposure to MAT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAT as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of
6.74% over the last 100 days. SPHD has the highest percent
weighting of MAT at 1.25%.