DA Davidson lifts Mattel Inc. [MAT] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

Mattel Inc. [NASDAQ: MAT] traded at a high on 11/02/20, posting a 1.16 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $13.93. The company report on November 3, 2020 that Mattel Leads 2021 ‘Toy of the Year’ Award Finalist List.

Mattel tops the toy industry for the second year in a row with nine ‘Toy of the Year’ Award nominations across eight categories.

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that the company’s portfolio of toys has received nine finalist nominations across multiple categories for The Toy Association’s 2021 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards. For the second year in a row, the company leads the industry in finalist nominations, with 2021 nominations including products from American Girl®, Barbie®, Cave Club®, Fisher-Price®, MEGA® and licensed toys. In total, more than 55 Mattel toys have been nominated for TOTY over the last five years.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 3015313 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Mattel Inc. stands at 3.20% while the volatility over the past one month is 3.20%.

The market cap for MAT stock reached $4.91 billion, with 346.88 million shares outstanding and 345.91 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.83M shares, MAT reached a trading volume of 3015313 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Mattel Inc. [MAT]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MAT shares is $15.11 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MAT stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

DA Davidson have made an estimate for Mattel Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 23, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Stifel raised their target price from $12 to $12.50. The new note on the price target was released on October 05, 2020, representing the official price target for Mattel Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $9 to $13, while Jefferies kept a Buy rating on MAT stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Mattel Inc. is set at 0.47, with the Price to Sales ratio for MAT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.11. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 55.72, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.31.

How has MAT stock performed recently?

Mattel Inc. [MAT] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.31. With this latest performance, MAT shares gained by 15.36% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 61.88% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 17.16% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for MAT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 68.04, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.32, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 66.83 for Mattel Inc. [MAT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 12.00, while it was recorded at 14.00 for the last single week of trading, and 10.86 for the last 200 days.

Mattel Inc. [MAT]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Mattel Inc. [MAT] shares currently have an operating margin of +1.78 and a Gross Margin at +43.09. Mattel Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -4.74.

Return on Total Capital for MAT is now 2.23, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -6.00. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -37.18, with Return on Assets sitting at -4.04. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Mattel Inc. [MAT] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 649.09. Additionally, MAT Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 86.65, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 59.93. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 634.03, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 84.64.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Mattel Inc. [MAT] managed to generate an average of -$8,896 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.73 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.85.Mattel Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.50.

Earnings analysis for Mattel Inc. [MAT]

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Mattel Inc. posted 0.11/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.01/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 1,000.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for MAT. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Mattel Inc. go to 10.00%.

Insider trade positions for Mattel Inc. [MAT]

There are presently around $4,864 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MAT stocks are: PRIMECAP MANAGEMENT CO/CA/ with ownership of 48,732,309, which is approximately -4.453% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; EDGEPOINT INVESTMENT GROUP INC., holding 46,462,881 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $639.79 million in MAT stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $442.23 million in MAT stock with ownership of nearly -2.258% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Mattel Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 112 institutional holders increased their position in Mattel Inc. [NASDAQ:MAT] by around 17,695,671 shares. Additionally, 142 investors decreased positions by around 36,171,878 shares, while 81 investors held positions by with 299,384,323 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 353,251,872 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MAT stock had 41 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,599,643 shares, while 42 institutional investors sold positions of 8,079,389 shares during the same period.

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