Headlines about Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mattel earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.0441423269427 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Mattel from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 15th. Citigroup raised their target price on Mattel from $20.00 to $21.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 14th. UBS Group cut Mattel from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $16.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Monday, June 18th. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their target price on Mattel from $15.50 to $14.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 4th. Finally, Barclays cut Mattel from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $16.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Friday, March 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $17.55.
Mattel opened at $17.52 on Friday, MarketBeat.com reports. Mattel has a fifty-two week low of $12.21 and a fifty-two week high of $21.67. The company has a current ratio of 2.25, a quick ratio of 1.56 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.92.
Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 26th. The company reported ($0.60) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.39) by ($0.21). Mattel had a negative net margin of 25.79% and a negative return on equity of 32.79%. The business had revenue of $708.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $687.70 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.32) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Mattel will post -0.54 earnings per share for the current year.
Mattel, Inc designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: North America, International, and American Girl. It offers Mattel Girls & Boys branded products, including Barbie dolls and accessories, Monster High, DC Super Hero Girls, Enchantimals, Polly Pocket, Hot Wheels and Matchbox vehicles and play sets, CARS, DC Comics, WWE Wrestling, Minecraft, Toy Story, and games and puzzles.
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