Analysts See $0.22 EPS for Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

January 14, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

 Analysts See $0.22 EPS for Mattel, Inc. (MAT)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 72 investors sold Mattel, Inc. shares while 132 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 359.18 million shares or 14.87% more from 312.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Utah Retirement holds 62,855 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) for 1.10 million shares. United Kingdom-based Barclays Pcl has invested 0.01% in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). Paloma Prns Mgmt holds 0.01% or 34,640 shares. Nine Masts Limited, Hong Kong-based fund reported 3,540 shares. Crawford Invest Counsel Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) for 16,500 shares. Pennsylvania-based Bryn Mawr Trust has invested 0.11% in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans reported 13,670 shares. Hartford Financial Management has invested 0% of its portfolio in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). Advisory Ltd Company holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) for 23,859 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan owns 103,961 shares. Retail Bank Of America De holds 0.01% or 2.18M shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). Pettyjohn Wood & White holds 13,775 shares. Schwab Charles Investment owns 2.29 million shares for 0.03% of their portfolio.

Analysts expect Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) to report $0.22 EPS on January, 24.They anticipate $0.30 EPS change or 57.69 % from last quarter’s $0.52 EPS. MAT’s profit would be $75.63 million giving it 17.38 P/E if the $0.22 EPS is correct. After having $0.09 EPS previously, Mattel, Inc.’s analysts see 144.44 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.23% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $15.29. About 4.07M shares traded. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) has declined 26.92% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.62% the S&P500.

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Mattel Inc. has $41 highest and $14.0 lowest target. $24.33’s average target is 59.12% above currents $15.29 stock price. Mattel Inc. had 56 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, April 6, the company rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was initiated on Thursday, March 24 by UBS. On Friday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Neutral”. Argus Research upgraded the shares of MAT in report on Thursday, February 4 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 27 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Thursday, January 26 with “Buy”. The stock of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 28. On Monday, December 14 the stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Outperform”. On Thursday, April 7 the stock rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) on Monday, October 30 with “Hold” rating.

Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.26 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: North America, International, and American Girl. It currently has negative earnings. It offers dolls and accessories, vehicles and play sets, and games and puzzles under the Mattel Girls & Boys brands, including Barbie, Monster High, Ever After High, Polly Pocket, DC Super Hero Girl, Disney Classics, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, CARS, DC Comics, WWE Wrestling, Minecraft, Max Steel, Little Mommy, BOOMco., and Toy Story.

More notable recent Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Mattel, Inc. Shares Lost 16% in December” on January 04, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “UPDATE: B.Riley/FBR Starts Mattel Inc. (MAT) at Neutral; Pressures Could …” published on December 20, 2017, Fool.com published: “Why Mattel Inc. Stock Slumped Today” on December 15, 2017. More interesting news about Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) were released by: Labusinessjournal.com and their article: “Mattel Inc. Lays Off 70 Employees to Cut Costs as Turnaround Falters” published on December 21, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Mattel, Inc.: Avoid The Falling Ship” with publication date: December 29, 2017.

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