Mattel Inc (NASDAQ:MAT) Stock Sentiment Increases

April 26, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

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Sentiment for Mattel Inc (NASDAQ:MAT)

Mattel Inc (NASDAQ:MAT) institutional sentiment increased to 0.84 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.79 in 2017Q3. The ratio is better, as 161 institutional investors increased or opened new equity positions, while 192 sold and reduced their stock positions in Mattel Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database reported: 385.05 million shares, up from 359.18 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Mattel Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 74 Reduced: 118 Increased: 98 New Position: 63.

Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.68 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: North America, International, and American Girl. It currently has negative earnings. It offers dolls and accessories, vehicles and play sets, and games and puzzles under the Mattel Girls & Boys brands, including Barbie, Monster High, Ever After High, Polly Pocket, DC Super Hero Girl, Disney Classics, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, CARS, DC Comics, WWE Wrestling, Minecraft, Max Steel, Little Mommy, BOOMco., and Toy Story.

The stock increased 0.85% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $13.6. About 223,617 shares traded. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) has declined 47.58% since April 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 59.13% the S&P500.

Southeastern Asset Management Inc Tn holds 7.29% of its portfolio in Mattel, Inc. for 38.27 million shares. Pacifica Capital Investments Llc owns 402,704 shares or 3.03% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Fairpointe Capital Llc has 2.95% invested in the company for 10.18 million shares. The New York-based Spears Abacus Advisors Llc has invested 1.69% in the stock. Ariel Investments Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 9.15 million shares.

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 25% of Mattel’s analysts are positive. Out of 12 Wall Street analysts rating Mattel, 3 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 8 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $12.0 while the high is $25. The stock’s average target of $15.56 is 14.41% above today’s ($13.6) share price. MAT was included in 27 notes of analysts from October 30, 2017. As per Thursday, March 29, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 6 by Citigroup. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of MAT in report on Monday, October 30 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, April 4. The stock has “Sell” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, March 15. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, February 5 with “Hold”. The stock of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, December 18. On Monday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, March 9 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by UBS.

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