Media coverage about Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mattel earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0988446492206 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Mattel (MAT) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Mattel, Inc. (MAT) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- [$$] Review: When Barbie Went to War (finance.yahoo.com)
- Mattel, Inc. Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of ($0.11) Per Share (MAT) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Mattel (MAT) Raised to Hold at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. Jefferies Group set a $14.00 price objective on Mattel and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. BidaskClub lowered Mattel from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 4th. Monness Crespi & Hardt raised their price objective on Mattel from $22.00 to $27.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. ValuEngine raised Mattel from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, DA Davidson raised Mattel from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Thirteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.25.
Mattel (MAT) traded down $0.12 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $15.72. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,364,903 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,928,461. The company has a quick ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31. The company has a market capitalization of $5,400.00, a P/E ratio of -8.98 and a beta of 1.00. Mattel has a 1 year low of $12.71 and a 1 year high of $31.60.
Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.58 by ($0.49). The firm had revenue of $1.56 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.82 billion. Mattel had a negative net margin of 11.73% and a positive return on equity of 2.51%. Mattel’s revenue for the quarter was down 13.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.70 earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that Mattel will post -0.16 EPS for the current year.
Mattel Company Profile
Mattel, Inc manufactures and markets a range of toy products around the world. The Company’s segments are North America; International, and American Girl. Its 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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