The shares of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) has been pegged with a rating of Neutral by UBS in its latest research note that was published on June 19th, 2018. UBS wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Mattel, Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Jefferies advised investors in its research note published on April 11th, 2018, to Hold the MAT stock. The stock had earned Underperform rating from Jefferies when it published its report on February 26th, 2018. The stock was given Buy rating by Citigroup in its report released on February 6th, 2018, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at $20. B. Riley FBR, Inc. was of a view that MAT is Neutral in its latest report on December 21st, 2017 while giving it a price target of $15. Stifel thinks that MAT is worth Hold rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on December 13th, 2017 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to $14.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 11 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 2 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $13.93. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 73.16% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 77.02.
The shares of the company added by 3.35% during the trading session on Monday, reaching a low of $15.29 while ending the day at $15.74. During the trading session, a total of 16.28 million shares were traded which represents a -201.43% decline from the average session volume which is 5.40M shares. MAT had ended its last session trading at 15.23. Mattel, Inc. currently has a market cap of $4.41B while its P/E earnings growth sits at 0.96, with a beta of 1.38. Mattel, Inc. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 4.69, while its quick ratio hovers at 1.20. MAT 52-week low price stands at $9.09 while its 52-week high price is $18.02.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.04 earnings per share which is above the -$0.16 predicted by most analysts. The Mattel, Inc. generated $1,524.30 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly higher than the $1,436.73 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.18 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was down by -350%. Mattel, Inc. has the potential to record -2.71 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at Cowen published a research note on February 6th, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE:DWDP) is now rated as Market Perform. Their price target on the stock stands at $59. Jefferies also rated DWDP as Upgrade on April 11th, 2018, with its price target of $110 suggesting that DWDP could surge by 27.61% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $51.71/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by 0.56% to reach $71.83/share. It started the day trading at $52.31 and traded between $51.8 and $52.00 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that DWDP’s 50-day SMA is 54.61 while its 200-day SMA stands at 62.28. The stock has a high of $74.12 for the year while the low is $48.89. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 88.74, while the P/B ratio is 1.22. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 12.47M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 1.72 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of -2.13%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -13.09% over the past 90 days while it lost -24.66% over the last six months.
The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The Vanguard Group Inc bought more DWDP shares, increasing its portfolio by +0.72% during the last quarter. This move now sees The Vanguard Group Inc purchasing 1,260,992 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 176,031,016 shares of DWDP, with a total valuation of $9,414,138,736. Capital Research Management Co meanwhile bought more DWDP shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $7,039,509,187 worth of shares. SSgA Funds Management Inc followed the path by increasing its DWDP portfolio by +3.04% in the quarter. This means that SSgA Funds Management Inc bought 2,934,685 shares in the last quarter and now controls 99,627,380 shares of the DWDP stock, with the valuation hitting $5,328,072,282.
Similarly, Fidelity Management Research Co decreased its DowDuPont Inc. shares by -7.55% during the recently filed quarter. After selling -5,283,716 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 64,716,699 shares of DowDuPont Inc. which are valued at $3,461,049,063. In the same vein, T Rowe Price Associates Inc decreased its DowDuPont Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold -3,391,591 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 43,680,830 shares and is now valued at $2,336,050,788. Following these latest developments, around 0.10% of DowDuPont Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.