Mattel, Inc. (MAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 21, 2014

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Mattel, Inc. ( MAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MAT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.56% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $38.72, the dividend yield is 3.93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MAT was $38.72, representing a -19.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.94 and a 10.69% increase over the 52 week low of $34.98.

MAT is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hasbro, Inc. ( HAS ) and Callaway Golf Company ( ELY ). MAT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.46. Zacks Investment Research reports MAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -2.37%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MAT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar 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 ( SPHD )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHD with an increase of 7.79% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAT at 1.29%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: MAT , HAS , ELY , SPHD , VOE , PXMV

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