Mattel, Inc. (MAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 18, 2014

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Mattel, Inc. ( MAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 07, 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of MAT was $37.06, representing a -23.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.48 and a 3.38% increase over the 52 week low of $35.85.

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 $2.6. Zacks Investment Research reports MAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.45%, compared to an industry average of .6%.

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:

  • 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 7.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAT at 1.02%.



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 , VOE , PXMC

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