Mattel, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Callaway Golf Company (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
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%.