The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Mattel Inc. (MAT) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.45, or 2.30%, to $20.00. The Mattel Inc. has recorded 117,470 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted American Girl’s 2023 Girl of the Year™— Kavi Sharma™— Steps Into the Spotlight!.
The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the Leisure industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $19.55 and fluctuated between $19.97 as its day high and $19.48 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Mattel Inc. is $6.71B. A total of 2.79 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 3.89M shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, MAT has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 36 BUYs and 29 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 1,555,445 shares during that period but sold 752,549.
In the most recent transaction, Isaias Zanatta Roberto Jacobo sold 51,761 shares of MAT for 24.50 per share on Feb 14. After the transaction, the EVP & Chief Supply Chain Offr now owns 59,035 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 14, BRADLEY RICHARD TODD sold 9,000 shares at 24.54 per share. MAT shares that Director owns now total 162.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. MAT’s most recent ex-dividend date was 8/21/2017 when it declared a $0.15 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/15/2017. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/9/2017 with an ex-dividend date of 5/17/2017. The MAT stock dividend was $0.38 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for MAT in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $26.33 with high estimates of $33.00 and low estimates of $19.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, MAT has a high of $26.99 and a low of $16.21.
As of this writing, MAT has an earnings estimate of $0.33 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 10 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.51 per share and a lower estimate of $0.28. The company reported an EPS of $0.18 in the last quarter, which was 200.00% higher than expectations of $0.06.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 15 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for MAT is Underweight with a score of 4.56. A total of 11 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 2 rated it as Overweight while 2 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.