Mattel, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Callaway Golf Company (
). 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%.
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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
7.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MAT at 1.02%.