Mattel, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MAT stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 16.13% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAT was $41.15,
representing a -0.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.19 and a
36.48% increase over the 52 week low of $30.15.
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 $2.21. Zacks Investment Research reports MAT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.95%, compared to an
industry average of 7.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to MAT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAT as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of
10.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MAT at 1.22%.