The Mattel's (MAT) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus

Mattel Inc now has $5.65B valuation. Credit Suisse AG now owns 3,131,042 shares of the company's stock worth $80,186,000 after acquiring an additional 1,951,994 shares during the period. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund's holdings in Mattel were worth $1,887,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Mattel, Inc. (MAT) shares are up 0.06% for the week and that has got investors and traders sitting up and taking note. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in Mattel by 3,220.3% in the 1st quarter.

If we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is 1.66%, whereas Month Volatility is at 2.03%. State Street increased its position in Mattel by 0.8% during the Q1. Vanguard Group has an ownership of 34,329,879 stocks of the firms shares valued $739,123,000 after scooping up an extra 662,676 shares through out the quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Inc Asset Management has invested 0.03% in Mattel, Inc. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 9,958,114 shares of the company's stock worth $214,398,000 after buying an additional 4,759,608 shares in the last quarter. Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC now owns 103,024 shares of the company's stock worth $2,218,000 after buying an additional 7,842 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 11,221,858 shares of the company's stock worth $287,391,000 after buying an additional 280,930 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 93.54% of the company's stock.

A number of research firms have commented on MAT.

06/15/2017 - Mattel, Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Goldman Sachs. (NASDAQ:MAT). Stifel Financial reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Mattel, Inc. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Mattel from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Analysts on average have given a price target of $21.33 to Mattel, Inc. stock.

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From another technical standpoint, Mattel, Inc.

Penn Davis Mcfarland Inc holds 3.52% of its portfolio in Mattel, Inc. for 465,455 shares. (NASDAQ:MAT) was down -1.64% during the last trading session, with a day high of 16.45. The company had a trading volume of 153,568 shares. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) is -32.16% below its 200-day moving average, providing a measure of resistance for long positions. Mattel, Inc. (MAT) has the market capitalization of 5.65 Billion. (NASDAQ:MAT) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, June 15 by DA Davidson. Glob X Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.26% or 216,118 shares. The firm had revenue of $974.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $972.36 million. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment values are 10.6 percent and 9 percent respectively.

Over the last few days fluctuation in the stock of Mattel, Inc. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.02) earnings per share.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 23rd will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.82%. Mattel's payout ratio is 86.96%.

In other Mattel news, CEO Mary Margaret Hasti Georgiadis purchased 12,660 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. A reading over 70 would indicate that the stock is overbought, and possibly overvalued. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Mattel, Inc. manufactures and markets a range of toy products around the world. The Business's segments are North America, which consists of the United States and Canada; International, and American Girl. The Company's portfolio of brands and products are grouped into approximately four major brand categories, including Mattel Girls & Boys Brands, Fisher-Price Brands, American Girl Brands and Construction and Arts & Crafts Brands.

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