What Should Investors Do with Mattel Stock?
Mattel expects to meet the product demand in the second half of the year. So, should investors rush to buy Mattel stock or avoid it?
How did Hasbro and Mattel Fare in 2019?
Hasbro (HAS) and Mattel (MAT) stocks surged 30% and 35.6% in 2019, respectively. Both stocks beat the benchmark S&P 500 Index that rose 28.9% in 2019.
Hasbro Stock: Why a UBS Analyst Upgraded It to ‘Buy’
Hasbro (HAS) stock soared 3.2% after UBS analyst Arpine Kocharyan upgraded it to “buy” from “neutral” with a target price of $117.
Why Mattel Stock Is a ‘Buy’ after Q3 Earnings
Mattel stock rose more than 20% after the bell due to its third-quarter performance. The company reported its earnings after the markets closed on Tuesday.
Hasbro Stock Sell-Off Continues after Dismal Q3
Hasbro (HAS) stock has been on a downward trend since the company reported dismal third-quarter results on October 22. It plunged 16.8% on the day.
Hasbro Stock Falls Due to Earnings Miss, Mattel Follows
Hasbro released its third-quarter earnings today. While the revenues rose marginally during the quarter to $1.58 billion, the results disappointed analysts.
Is Walmart the Ultimate Recession-Proof Stock?
Walmart (WMT) has a long history and strong brand name recognition. But is there reason to believe WMT stock could actually withstand an economic meltdown?
Trade War: Should US Companies Take Trump’s Advice?
On August 23, amid an escalating trade war, President Donald Trump ordered US companies to seek alternatives to Chinese manufacturing.
Toys “R” Us Gets a Second Life amid Tough Retail Environment
Toys “R” Us is getting back into business again. The company plans to open two new stores this holiday season.
Mattel Outperforms Hasbro in Q4, Stock Soars
Mattel (MAT) outperformed peer Hasbro (HAS) with its fourth-quarter financial performance, following which its stock jumped more than 25%.
Mattel Collaborates with Warner Bros. to Produce a Barbie Movie
Mattel’s (MAT) movie studio has collaborated with Warner Bros. to make a live-action Barbie movie.
Mattel Stock Fell 37.8% in 2018, Sales Deteriorated
On a YTD (year-to-date) basis, Mattel (MAT) stock has fallen 37.8% to $9.56 as of December 21. Mattel is facing soft business trends in China.
Why Is Hasbro Stock Down 11.4% Year-to-Date?
Hasbro (HAS) and other toymakers in the United States have been left in the lurch due to the Toys “R” Us store closures.
Hasbro’s Revenue Performance Has Been Unimpressive in 2018
In the trailing 11 quarters, Hasbro (HAS) has beaten top line estimates eight times and missed estimates three times.
Analysts Remain Bullish on Hasbro Entering into 2019
Renowned toymaker Hasbro (HAS) has had a rough year due to the liquidation of Toys “R” Us.
Why Mattel’s Sales Fell 8% in the Third Quarter
Toymaker Mattel (MAT) reported its third-quarter results on October 25. It’s still taking a hit from the dissolution of Toys “R” Us.
How Mattel Stock Reacted to Third-Quarter Results
Mattel (MAT) reported its third-quarter results on October 25, and the stock fell 2.8% on October 26. It missed its top- and bottom-line estimates.
Why Hasbro’s Third-Quarter Revenue Declined 12%
Hasbro’s (HAS) third-quarter revenues of $1.57 billion missed analysts’ projection of $1.71 billion.
Analysts Revise Targets for Hasbro after Dismal Third Quarter
On October 22, toymaker Hasbro (HAS) announced disappointing results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018.
Hasbro Stock Falls after Dismal Third-Quarter Results
On October 22, Hasbro (HAS) announced its third-quarter results. Following the announcement, the stock fell 8.5% at 7:22 AM EST.
Will Mattel’s Q3 Bottom-Line Numbers Impress Investors?
Mattel (MAT) is scheduled to announce its third-quarter results on October 25.
What’s Driving Hasbro Stock?
YTD (year-to-date), Hasbro (HAS) stock has risen 8.2% to $98.31 as of October 12.
A Look at Hasbro’s Roadmap for the Future
Hasbro has been developing product lines inspired by recent movies, including Venom, Deadpool, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
Analysts Rate Hasbro a ‘Buy’ but Remain on Sidelines for Mattel
Of the 16 analysts covering Hasbro (HAS) stock, 63.0% recommended a “buy” while 31.0% recommended a “hold.”
Mattel and Hasbro: A Look at Their 2018 Stock Performance
On September 11, Mattel (MAT) and Hasbro (HAS) reported YTD stock price increases of 2.6% and 11.8%, respectively.
Will Launch of Movie Unit Boost Mattel’s Sales?
On September 6, Mattel (MAT) announced that it is creating a movie division, Mattel Films, to develop content based on its extensive intellectual property.
What Are Analysts Recommending for Mattel after Q2 2018?
Since Mattel’s (MAT) second-quarter earnings announcement, most analysts have rated it as a “hold.”
Wall Street Recommendatins for Hasbro after Q2 2018
After the second-quarter earnings announcements, 60% of 15 analysts have rated Hasbro (HAS) a “buy” while 33% rated it a “hold.”
Mattel and Hasbro: Analysts’ Recommendations
As of July 3, of the 15 analysts covering Mattel (MAT) stock, 67% recommended a “hold,” 20% recommended a “buy,” and 13% recommended a “sell.”
Mattel and Hasbro’s Stock Prices Have Risen in 2018
As of July 3, Mattel (MAT) and Hasbro’s (HAS) stock prices have risen 8.1% and 2.5% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.
Mattel and Hanesbrands Moved Higher on April 23
Mattel (MAT), which is an American multinational toy manufacturing company, was the S&P 500’s second-best performer on April 23.
20 Earnings Reports to Watch for This Week
Earnings season is in full swing, and the week of April 23 is jam-packed with releases by some of the market’s most popular companies. Here are 20 reports we will be watching closely next week: Monday, April 23: Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) – before the market opens -will they say anything about Mattel with the […]
Toys “R” Us to Close Most US Stores: Will Toymakers Take a Hit?
Toys “R” Us, one of the world’s leading toy retailers, is planning to close or sell its US stores.
Which Consumer Sector Stocks Lost the Most Last Week?
The Washington-based Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) announced its fiscal 2Q18 results on March 7 after the market closed.
Could Mattel Stock See a Recovery in 2018?
Mattel (MAT) stock took a beating in 2017 and underperformed the benchmark index by a large fraction, owing to its sluggish sales. Mattel’s sales were adversely impacted by the underperformance of its brands, including Barbie, Monster High, and MEGA.
What Could Hurt Mattel’s Earnings in the Near Term
Mattel’s (MAT) earnings continue to slide as pressure on profit margins from lower sales dented the company’s bottom-line performance. Moreover, recently, Toys “R” US filing for bankruptcy and retailer lowering their inventory further exacerbated the situation.
Mattel’s Year-to-Date Sales by Brand
As you can see in the graph below, Mattel’s (MAT) sales declined across all its brands for the nine-month period that ended on September 30, 2017.
Why Mattel’s Sales Could Keep Falling in the Near Term
Toy makers in the United States (SPY) are facing near-term disruptions affecting their top-line performance. Toys “R” US, one of the leading distribution partners for US toy companies, filed for bankruptcy.
Viacom’s Paramount Pictures Inks Deal with Hasbro
Features of the deal Media conglomerate Viacom (VIAB) has continued to strengthen its ties with leading toymaker Hasbro (HAS) by entering into a new production and content distribution agreement connected with Hasbro’s huge brand portfolio. As part of the deal, original stories will be developed. The five-year deal will see the companies collaborating on live-action and animated […]
Mattel Announced Its 4Q16 Results and Quarterly Dividend
Mattel has a market cap of $8.9 billion. It fell 17.7% and closed at $25.99 per share on January 26, 2017. Mattel reported 4Q16 net sales of $1.8 billion.
Mattel Announces New Management Appointment
On January 17, 2017, Margaret H. Georgiadis was appointed as Mattel’s new chief executive officer, effective February 8, 2017.
Hasbro Declares Dividend of $0.51 per Share
Price movement Hasbro (HAS) has a market cap of $10.8 billion. It rose 0.24% to close at $86.73 per share on December 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 3.1%, 4.1%, and 32.0%, respectively, on the same day. HAS is trading 1.6% above its 20-day moving average, 5.1% above […]
Thor Industries Declares a Dividend of $0.33 per Share
Price movement Thor Industries (THO) has a market cap of $5.7 billion. It rose 0.23% to close at $106.71 per share on December 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 3.6%, 37.9%, and 92.6%, respectively, on the same day. THO is trading 16.1% above its 20-day moving average, 24.6% […]
Hasbro and Kadam Announce a New Transformers Game
Hasbro has a market cap of $10.5 billion. It fell 1.5% and closed at $84.13 per share on December 1. It reported fiscal 3Q16 net revenues of $1.68 billion.
Why Did Breitbart Ask Its Readers to Boycott Kellogg?
Kellogg reported fiscal 3Q16 net sales of $3.25 billion—a fall of 2.4% from net sales of $3.33 billion in fiscal 3Q15 due to unfavorable currency headwinds.
Mattel Announced Its Expansion Plans
Mattel (MAT) rose 0.13% and closed at $30.10 per share during the second week of October. It reported 2Q16 net sales of $957.3 million.
MKM Partners Upgrades Mattel to a ‘Buy’
Mattel’s (MAT) cash and cash equivalents and inventories rose 5.8% and 4.5%, respectively, between 2Q15 and 2Q16.
Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co. Has Upgraded Mattel to a ‘Buy’
Mattel (MAT) has a market cap of $10.8 billion. It rose 1.6% to close at $31.74 per share on September 19, 2016.
Mattel Suffering from Earnings Declines in Key Brands
Mattel (MAT) fell 5.8% to close at $31.73 per share during the first week of September 2016.
Mattel’s American Girl Brand Partners with Toys”R”Us
Mattel (MAT) has a market cap of $11.3 billion. It fell by 1.3% to close at $33.13 per share on August 31, 2016.
How Mattel Performed during the Second Quarter of 2016
Mattel (MAT) has a market cap of $11.2 billion. It rose by 1.4% to close at $32.83 per share on July 20, 2016.
How Did Hasbro’s 2Q16 Earnings Turn Out?
Hasbro (HAS) has a market cap of $9.9 billion. It fell by 6.6% to close at $79.82 per share on July 18, 2016.
Hasbro Acquires Boulder Media to Deliver High Quality
Hasbro (HAS) has a market cap of $10.5 billion. It fell by 0.82% to close at $85.54 per share on July 13, 2016.
Hasbro Declared Quarterly Dividend of $0.51 Per Share
Hasbro (HAS) fell by 0.85% to close at $84.39 per share at the end of the third week of May 2016. The stock’s year-to-date price movement was 26.8%.
Why Did Hasbro Fall ~2% Intraday?
Hasbro reported fiscal 4Q15 net revenue of $1,465.4 million—a rise of 12.8% compared to net revenue of $1,298.6 million in fiscal 4Q14.
Barclays Raises Hasbro’s Price Target to $73 per Share
Hasbro (HAS) has a market capitalization of $9.0 billion. HAS fell by 4.2% to close at $71.94 per share as of February 9, 2016.
Hasbro Stock Rose on Inclusion of Rey in Force Awakens Games
Hasbro (HAS) has a market cap of $8.7 billion. HAS rose by 2.5% to close at $69.89 per share on January 6, 2016.
How Has Hasbro Performed Compared to Its Peers?
The peers outperformed Hasbro based on the PE ratio. Hasbro is way ahead of its ETFs based on the price movement, PE ratio, and PBV ratio.
Hasbro’s Revenue and Income Rose in 3Q15
Hasbro (HAS) has a market cap of $9.0 billion. After the earnings report in 3Q15, Hasbro fell by 7.2% to close at $72.18 per share as of October 19, 2015.
6 of 9 S&P 500 Sectors Gained on July 20, Tech (XLK) Still Leading
The S&P 500 Index (SPY) gained 0.08% on July 20. Tech companies led the gains again, fueled by PayPal (PYPL).
US Retailers Gain: Strong Earnings and Declining Jobless Claims
An increase in jobless claims indicates declining household income. This means lower consumer spending. Generally, this doesn’t bode well for retailers.