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How to buy Mattel stock in Canada | $12.6

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Mattel, Inc is a leisure business based in the US. Mattel shares (MAT.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $12.6 – an increase of 0.88% over the previous week. Mattel employs 24,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.3 billion.

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  4. Search the platform for stock code: MAT in this case.
  5. Research Mattel shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
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How has Coronavirus impacted Mattel's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Mattel's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $12.6, which is 2.63% down on its pre-crash value of $12.94 and 92.96% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $6.53.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Mattel shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $501.04 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $873.18.

Mattel share price

Use our graph to track the performance of MAT stocks over time.

Mattel shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close $12.6
52-week range $6.53 - $14.83
50-day moving average $11.6703
200-day moving average $10.343
Wall St. target price $13.08
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.783

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Is it a good time to buy Mattel stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

Mattel price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $12.6

1 week (2020-11-27) -20.95%
1 month (2020-11-05) -12.13%
3 months (2020-09-04) 16.56%
6 months (2020-06-05) 20.00%
1 year (2019-12-05) 7.33%
2 years (2018-12-04) -7.08%
3 years (2017-12-05) -21.00%
5 years (2015-12-04) -50.66%

Is Mattel under- or over-valued?

Valuing Mattel stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Mattel's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Mattel's PEG ratio

Mattel's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.23. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Mattel's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Mattel's EBITDA

Mattel's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$319.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Mattel's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Mattel financials

Revenue TTM USD$4.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.27%
Gross profit TTM USD$2 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.21%
Return on equity TTM -98.19%
Profit margin -5.82%
Book value $0.248
Market capitalisation USD$4.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Mattel shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "MAT.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 17.8 million Mattel shares held short by investors – that's known as Mattel's "short interest". This figure is 14.4% down from 20.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Mattel shares can be evaluated.

Mattel's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Mattel's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Mattel shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Mattel shares traded daily (recently around 3.3 million). Mattel's SIR currently stands at 5.4. In other words for every 100,000 Mattel shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5400 shares are currently held short.

However Mattel's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Mattel shares, or, against the total number of tradable Mattel shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Mattel's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Mattel shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0987% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Mattel shares, roughly 99 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Mattel.

Find out more about how you can short Mattel stock.

Mattel's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Mattel.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Mattel's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 12.07

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Mattel's overall score of 12.07 (as at 10/01/2020) is excellent – landing it in it in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Mattel is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Mattel's environmental score

Environmental score: 1.43/100

Mattel's environmental score of 1.43 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Mattel is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Mattel's social score

Social score: 8.71/100

Mattel's social score of 8.71 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Mattel is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Mattel's governance score

Governance score: 3.79/100

Mattel's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Mattel is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Mattel's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Mattel scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Mattel hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Mattel, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2020-10-01.

Total ESG score 12.07
Total ESG percentile 6.32
Environmental score 1.43
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 8.71
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 3.79
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 3

Mattel share dividends

We're not expecting Mattel to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Have Mattel's shares ever split?

Mattel's shares were split on a 5:4 basis on 4 March 1996. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Mattel shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Mattel shares which in turn could have impacted Mattel's share price.

Mattel share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Mattel's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.53 up to $14.83. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MAT.US volatility(beta: 1.5)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Mattel's is 1.5014. This would suggest that Mattel's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Mattel overview

Mattel, Inc., a children's entertainment company, designs and produces toys and consumer products worldwide. The company operates through North America, International, and American Girl segments. It offers dolls and accessories, as well as content, gaming, and lifestyle products for children under the Barbie, Enchantimals, and Polly Pocket brands; dolls and books under the American Girl brand name; diecast cars, tracks, playsets, and play products for kids, adults, and collectors under the Hot Wheels brand name; and infant, toddler, and preschool products comprising content, toys, live events, and other lifestyle products under the Fisher-Price and Thomas & Friends, Power wheels, Fireman Sam, and Shimmer and Shine brands. The company also provides action figures, building sets, and games under the MEGA, UNO, Toy Story (Disney Pixar), Jurassic World (NBCUniversal), and WWE brands; and licensor partner brands, including Disney, WWE, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, NBCUniversal, and Microsoft. It sells its products directly to consumers through its catalog, Website, and proprietary retail stores; retailers, including discount and free-standing toy stores, chain stores, department stores, and other retail outlets; and wholesalers, as well as through agents and distributors. Mattel, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.

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