Mattel, Inc. (MAT) - NASDAQ
  • Wed, Jul. 20, 4:15 PM
    • Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) reported sales in North America rose 3%% in Q2, while international sales were down 4% (-1% in constant currency).
    • Sales growth by brands: Mattel Girls & Boys Brands -8%, Fisher-Price +3%, American Girl Brands -19%, Construction and Arts & Crafts +12%.
    • Barbie stood out during the quarter with sales up 23% Y/Y.
    • Mattel's gross profit as a percentage of sales during the quarter fell 260 bps to 45.3%. A higher cost of sales during the quarter factored in.
    • The company says it's "broadly" on track with prior guidance.
    • MAT+3.87% AH to $34.10.
    | Wed, Jul. 20, 4:15 PM | 1 Comment
  • Wed, Jul. 20, 4:07 PM
    • Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT): Q2 EPS of -$0.02 beats by $0.03.
    • Revenue of $957.3M (-3.1% Y/Y) beats by $20.72M.
    • Shares +1.52%.
    • Press Release
    | Wed, Jul. 20, 4:07 PM
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  • Wed, Apr. 20, 5:37 PM
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    • Top losers, as of 5.25p.m.: TBI -22.5%. MAT -6.6%. URI -6.3%. MLNX -4.0%. CBI -3.8%.
    | Wed, Apr. 20, 5:37 PM
  • Wed, Apr. 20, 4:25 PM
    • Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) reported sales in North America fell 2% in Q1, while international sales were down 11% (-1% in constant currency).
    • Sales growth by brands: Mattel Girls & Boys Brands -13 %, Fisher-Price +3%, American Girl Brands -12%, Construction and Arts & Crafts +62%.
    • Wheels toys recorded positive growth during the quarter, while Barbie stayed in negative territory.
    • Mattel's gross profit as a percentage of sales during the quarter fell 410 bps to 44.7% off the sales deleverage.
    • The company says it's still on track to deliver full-year results in line with its outlook.
    • Mattel earnings release (.pdf)
    • MAT -6.48% AH to $30.90.
    | Wed, Apr. 20, 4:25 PM | 3 Comments
  • Wed, Apr. 20, 4:08 PM
    • Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT): Q1 EPS of -$0.13 misses by $0.06.
    • Revenue of $869.4M (-5.8% Y/Y) beats by $8.32M.
    • Shares +1.50%.
    • Press Release
    | Wed, Apr. 20, 4:08 PM
  • Thu, Feb. 4, 12:57 PM
    • Hasbro (HAS +1.2%) and Mattel (MAT +5.2%) have held talks about a merger, according to a breaking Bloomberg report.
    • The companies are the two of the largest toy companies in the world and would carry quite a bit of clout and leverage (think Disney) if their distribution channels were combined.
    | Thu, Feb. 4, 12:57 PM | 25 Comments
  • Thu, Feb. 4, 10:53 AM
    • Mattel (MAT +0.5%) scores a two-notch upgrade from Argus. The investment firm moves to a Buy rating from Sell after digesting Mattel's earnings and guidance earlier this week.
    • Mattel is up over 20% this week and carved out a 52-week high yesterday.
    • SA contributor's Dave Dierking post-earnings dive on Mattel concludes that the lush dividend should stand.
    • Previously: Mattel picks up upgrade after strong earnings (Feb. 02 2016)
    | Thu, Feb. 4, 10:53 AM | 4 Comments
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    | Tue, Feb. 2, 9:17 AM | 5 Comments
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  • Mon, Feb. 1, 4:13 PM
    • Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT): Q4 EPS of $0.67 beats by $0.06.
    • Revenue of $2B (+0.5% Y/Y) beats by $90M.
    • Shares +4.6%.
    | Mon, Feb. 1, 4:13 PM | 11 Comments
  • Mon, Feb. 1, 1:50 PM
    • There's some skittish trading around toy stocks just ahead of Mattel's (MAT -3.6%) earnings report due out after the bell.
    • Analysts expect Mattel to report revenue of $1.922B and EPS of $0.60.
    • Hasbro (HAS -1.4%) reports next week and JAKKS Pacific (JAKK -4.2%) later in the month.
    | Mon, Feb. 1, 1:50 PM | 6 Comments
  • Dec. 14, 2015, 10:56 AM
    • Mattel (MAT +3%) rides an upgrade from BMO Capital Markets to a solid gain. The toy stock was lifted to an Outperform rating from Market Perform.
    • BMO sees significant upside potential from Mattel's current level off of improving fundamentals. The investment firm is also confident in Mattel's management team.
    • On SA, Matthew Waterman thinks the new Barbie Dream House (cost ~$167) sets up Mattel for a strong Q4.
    | Dec. 14, 2015, 10:56 AM
  • Dec. 11, 2015, 2:12 PM
    • Mattel (MAT +2.9%), Hasbro (HAS +1.1%), Electronic Arts (EA +1.7%), GoPro (GPRO +2.3%), and Spiral Toys (OTCQB:STOY +3.6%) are all ahead of broad market averages.
    • The eclectic group of companies, which share in common that they sell products that are frequently opened on Christmas morning, could be benefiting from a stronger-than-anticipated retail sales report.
    • Previously: Retail sales pick up momentum despite underwhelming Black Friday (Dec. 11)
    | Dec. 11, 2015, 2:12 PM | 7 Comments
  • Nov. 17, 2015, 10:43 AM
    • Mattel (MAT +9.3%) is higher after Jana Partners discloses it added the toy stock to its portfolio.
    • The hedge fund accumulated a new position in Mattel of 9.31M shares (339M shares outstanding).
    • SEC Form 13F
    | Nov. 17, 2015, 10:43 AM | 11 Comments
  • Oct. 16, 2015, 9:58 AM
    | Oct. 16, 2015, 9:58 AM | 13 Comments
Company Description
Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets a broad variety of toy products. It operates through three segments: North America, International and American Girl. The North America segment markets and sells toys in the U.S. and Canada through the Mattel Girls & Boys Brands and Fisher-Price... More
Industry: Toys & Games
Country: United States