Mattel Inc. (MAT): A Technical View

As of Wednesday close, Mattel Inc.’s (NASDAQ:MAT) stock was down -$0.66, moving down -2.90 percent to $22.10. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,146,460 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.20 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 3,079,900, while in the previous 50 days, it was 3,400,656.

Since last month, MAT stock retreated -4.49%. Shares of the company fell to $21.07 on 05/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $26.99 was reached on 05/05/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $17.94. Since the beginning of this year, MAT’s stock price has risen by 2.50% or $0.54, and marked a new high 11 times. However, the stock has declined by -18.12% since its 52-week high.

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Mattel Inc. (MAT) last reported insider trading activity 129 days ago on Feb 14. Isaias Zanatta Roberto Jacobo, the EVP & Chief Supply Chain Offr of the company, disposed of 51,761 shares for $24.50 on Feb 14. It resulted in a $1,268,144 divestment by the insider. BRADLEY RICHARD TODD sold 9,000 shares at an average price of $24.54 on Feb 14. The insider now owns 162 shares following the transaction.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Mattel Inc. (MAT) has a P/E ratio of about 7.60. The stock’s beta is 1.27. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.36, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 4.81, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 25.68 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.15 per share was paid out, which is -60.53% less than last year’s $0.38.

Financial Health

In the three months ended March 30, Mattel Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.10, while its current ratio was 1.70, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 was 1.44, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.59. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 48.10% percent. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled 13.80%. Based on annual data, MAT earned $2.63 billion in gross profit and brought in $5.46 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 27.80%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 82.50%.

In Mattel Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for March 30, it reported total debt of $2.32 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. MAT’s revenue rose 16.05% to $1.79 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $1.04 billion. While analysts expected Mattel Inc. to report -$0.04 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.08 per share. During the quarter, the company generated $125.28 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Mattel Inc. were 4.53 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended March 30, and its total debt was $2.94 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $352.49 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Mattel Inc.’s (MAT) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 43.33%, the RSI 9-day stood at 39.51% on 22 June.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Mattel Inc. price is down by -0.90% percent or -$0.20. At present, MAT shares trade -4.16% below its 20-day simple moving average and +11.28% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +0.68% above its SMA50 and +2.74% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 21.62% and Stochastic coefficient D was 16.25%, while ATR was 0.92. Given the Stochastic reading of 19.90% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 41.49%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.23, while the 14-day reading stands at -1.02.

Analyst Ratings

Stifel upgraded its rating on Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) to a Buy in a note to investors on February 24, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Hold rating on the stock.Mattel Inc. (MAT) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, MAT is a sell, and 4 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 1 analyst rate Mattel Inc. stock as buy, with 11 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $32.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $26.00 – $45.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Mattel Inc. (MAT) will achieve an average price target of $32.69.


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