Mattel, Inc. (MAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 26, 2012

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Mattel, Inc. ( MAT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased MAT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MAT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.19, the dividend yield is 3.43%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MAT was $36.19, representing a -4.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.96 and a 33.39% increase over the 52 week low of $27.13.

MAT is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hasbro, Inc. ( HAS ) and Leapfrog Enterprises Inc ( LF ). MAT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.41. Zacks Investment Research reports MAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 16.06%, compared to an industry average of 30%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MAT Dividend History page.

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 ( JKG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of 6.99% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAT at 1.34%.



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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