Mattel, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14,
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 same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $46.79, the dividend yield is 3.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAT was $46.79,
representing a -3.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.48 and
a 55.19% 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 $2.3. Zacks Investment Research reports MAT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.21%, compared to an
industry average of 6.5%.
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:
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary (
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEZ with an increase of
20.32% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MAT at 2.54%.