Mattel, Inc. (MAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 26, 2013

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Mattel, Inc. ( MAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 20, 2013. 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 $41.69, the dividend yield is 3.45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MAT was $41.69, representing a -14.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.48 and a 20.56% increase over the 52 week low of $34.58.

MAT is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hasbro, Inc. ( HAS ) and Leapfrog Enterprises Inc ( LF ). MAT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.23. Zacks Investment Research reports MAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.46%, compared to an industry average of -10.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MAT Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to MAT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAT as a top-10 holding:

  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio ( PXMC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VOE with an increase of 8.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAT at 1.08%.



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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