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American Girl's WellieWisher dolls help Mattel come back from Disney Princess loss

American Girl's WellieWisher dolls help Mattel come back from Disney Princess loss

Kanaly Trust Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in Mattel, Inc.

The company have set target of $41 on Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) shares. Mattel had a return on equity of 16.23% and a net margin of 6.17%.

At constant currency, worldwide gross sales at Mattel Girls & Boys Brands declined 4% to $1.06 billion y/y on the back of a 46% plunge in the Other Girls brand. Quarterly net sales in North America, comprised of the US, Canada and American Girl, increased 3% over past year, which offset a 4% decline in worldwide net sales.

Mattel, Inc.'s (MAT), a part of Consumer Goods sector and belongs to Toys & Games industry; ended its day with a loss of -0.29% and finalized at the price of $30.62.

Shares of Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ:SCSS) has price volatility of 2.64% in last 5 days trading session, while shares of firm closed at $21.58 an ascending 2.13% in last session. The Mattel Girls & Boys Brands category includes Barbie fashion dolls, Monster High, Disney Classics, Ever After High, Little Mommy, and Polly Pocket, Hot Wheels and Matchbox vehicles and play sets, and CARS, Disney Planes, BOOMco, Toy Story, Max Steel, WWE Wrestling and DC Comics. The firm's 50-day moving average is $31.35 and its 200 day moving average is $32.02. The firm shows the market capitalization of $10.39 Billion.

NTSB says Hoboken train crash captured on camera
The emergency brake was pulled one second before the the train rammed past the bumper at the end of the platform, the NTSB found . The NTSB already had said the train was going twice the speed limit when it crashed September 29 during the morning rush hour.


In other Mattel news, EVP Geoffrey H. Walker sold 7,128 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 30th. The Average price target is noted at $107.75, this average price is calculated and based on coming up with go through the consensus of analysts and stock's current price is placed at $86.39. The updated stock price target implies a potential upside of 0.34% from the company's previous close. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 0 analysts assign "Sell" rating for the stock. Employees Retirement System of Texas now owns 208,000 shares of the company's stock worth $6,508,000 after buying an additional 13,000 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 5,493,939 shares of the company's stock valued at $171,905,000 after buying an additional 953,956 shares during the period. Bank of Nova Scotia increased its position in Mattel by 6.5% in the second quarter. Employees Retirement System of Texas boosted its position in shares of Mattel by 6.7% in the second quarter. The insider owns 442,895 shares which have current market value of around $13601305.45.Mr. Bryan G. Stockton is another major inside shareholder in the company.

MAT has been the subject of several research reports.

Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating with a $36 price target.

BMO Capital Markets said this morning that although the company's results were "not eye-popping, the underlying strength of the business in the quarter was broad-based and encouraging, especially at this early stage of the company's multi-year turnaround".

The Stock now has Analyst' mean Recommendation of 2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $35.48. "We're seeing very broad based performance from the new styling in our Fashionista line, the I Can Be segment that exemplifies the brand's positioning and to our new Dreamtopia that is capturing imagination of younger girls".


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