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.
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.
Brunswick Acquires Indoor Cycling Group to Broaden Its Portfolio
Brunswick (BC) has a market cap of $4.2 billion. It fell by 0.13% to close at $45.99 per share on August 31, 2016.
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.
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.
Trump Says It’s Going Well with China—Markets Don’t Buy It
On August 1, President Trump escalated the US-China trade war even further by announcing that the US would impose more tariffs on Chinese goods.
China’s PMI Contracts Again: US Trade War Continues to Sting
The Chinese Census Statistics Bureau released the data for China’s official manufacturing PMI for July today.
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.
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.
Can Mattel’s Growth Strategies Revive Its Sales?
To reverse lower sales, Mattel is working to develop its power brands—Hot Wheels, American Girl, Barbie, Fisher-Price, and Thomas & Friends.
Mattel: S&P 500’s Top Gainer on May 15
Mattel, which is an American multinational toy manufacturing company, was the S&P 500’s top gainer on May 15.
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.
Mattel: S&P 500’s Top Gainer on April 11
Mattel, which is an American multinational toy manufacturing company, was the S&P 500’s top gainer on Wednesday.
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.
Who Gained the Most in the Consumer Sector Last Week?
Coty (COTY) released its fiscal 2Q18 results before the market opened on February 8. Its revenue increased 14.8% YoY to $2.63 billion.
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.
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.
Analyzing Whirlpool’s Performance in 4Q16
Whirlpool (WHR) has a market cap of $13.0 billion. It fell 8.6% and closed at $173.94 per share on January 26, 2017.
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.
Hormel Foods Made a Change in Its Management Team
Hormel Foods (HRL) has a market cap of $19.2 billion. It rose 2.3% to close at $36.35 per share on January 17, 2017.
Thor Industries Declares Dividend of $0.33 per Share
Thor Industries (THO) has a market cap of $4.5 billion. It fell 0.19% to close at $84.69 per share on October 10, 2016.
Monro Muffler Brake Readying to Present Its Best Ideas
Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO) rose 1.4% to close at $57.27 per share during the first week of September 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 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.
US Consumer Sentiment Weakens in July, XLY Down 0.18%
A preliminary estimate of a University of Michigan report indicated that consumer sentiment has weakened in July.
March Inflation Report: Gold Up 0.6%, Hopes for Rate Hike Down
The US consumer price index measure of inflation rose for a second month in March, according to an April 17 report published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Key Earnings and Indicators Released on April 17
General Electric (GE) beat Wall Street’s expected $0.30 earnings per share by reporting $0.31 in its latest fiscal quarter.