Mattel, Inc. ( MAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 03, 2017. Shareholders who purchased MAT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that MAT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAT was $25.73, representing a -25.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.76 and a 2.21% increase over the 52 week low of $25.17.
MAT is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hasbro, Inc. ( HAS ) and The Michaels Companies, Inc. ( MIK ). MAT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.91. Zacks Investment Research reports MAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 34.64%, compared to an industry average of 17.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MAT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAT as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Select Dividend ETF ( DVY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DVY with an increase of 5.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAT at 0.67%.