Mattel, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Leapfrog Enterprises Inc (
). 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
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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:
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio (
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%.