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Sentry Investment Management LLC Raises Position in Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

15 July 2017, 07:27 | Jodi Jackson

Sentry Investment Management LLC Raises Position in Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

Sentry Investment Management LLC Raises Position in Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

Stifel Nicolaus' price objective points to a potential upside of 9.21% from the company's previous close. Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc Co now has $16.54 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $20.74. (MAT) has declined 26.92% since July 14, 2016 and is downtrending. Equities research analysts anticipate that Mattel will post $0.97 EPS for the current fiscal year. SELL rating has been given by 0 analyst (s) and 4 analyst (s) given BUY rating to the stock. Therefore 60% are positive.

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Mattel, Inc. M Partners maintained it with "Buy" rating and $2200 target in Monday, July 3 report. (NASDAQ:MAT) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, February 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 30 by Canaccord Genuity. (NASDAQ:MAT). Charter Tru, New Hampshire-based fund reported 25,929 shares. The current share price indicates that stock is -39.46% away from its one year high and is moving 6.80% ahead of its 52-week low. Finally, Monness Crespi & Hardt reduced their price target on shares of Mattel from $29.00 to $27.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, June 15th.

Since February 7, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $250,004 activity. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) rating on Friday, September 23. PEARSON DAVID T. sold 2.00 million shares worth $14.00 million. It improved, as 28 investors sold LendingClub Corp shares while 41 reduced holdings.

About 2.32 million shares traded. BIRD STEPHEN sold $5.41M worth of stock.

Among 15 analysts covering Mattel Inc. Argus Research has "Buy" rating and $38 target. Citigroup Inc. had 72 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $22 target in Friday, August 14 report. Jefferies Group LLC restated a hold rating and issued a $19.00 price objective on shares of Mattel in a research report on Monday, June 19th. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 8 by Wells Fargo. The firm has "Buy" rating by Zacks given on Friday, August 21. The stock of Mattel, Inc. The present value of the firm in the stock market is $7.22B. Suntrust Robinson has "Neutral" rating and $24 target. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, March 14 by Barclays Capital.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 1.21 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 65 investors sold MAR shares while 238 reduced holdings. Natl Pension Serv invested in 1.96 million shares or 0.8% of the stock. Lord Abbett & Limited Liability has invested 0.16% in Mattel, Inc.


Stock of Mattel, Inc. Of Vermont holds 5,927 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Bessemer stated it has 4.62M shares or 0.59% of all its holdings. The shares price has positioned -15.79% down over the past quarter while it has directed -28.83% toward a falling position throughout past six months. Cadence Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 42,963 shares. State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.04% in Mattel, Inc. Todd Asset Management Ltd Liability reported 455,351 shares. Fairpointe Ltd Com, a Illinois-based fund reported 4.73M shares. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its position in Mattel by 6.6% in the fourth quarter.

Whittier Tru Commerce Of Nevada owns 5,153 shares. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded LendingClub Corp (NYSE:LC) rating on Wednesday, May 11.

About Mattel Mattel, Inc manufactures and markets a range of toy products around the world. The stock has a market cap of $7.21 billion, a PE ratio of 26.42 and a beta of 0.85. The Company's segments are North America; International, and American Girl.

The price/earnings ratio (P/E) is 26.17 and the forward P/E ratio stands at 17.56. Its portfolio of brands and products are grouped into approximately four major brand categories, including Mattel Girls & Boys Brands, Fisher-Price Brands, American Girl Brands and Construction and Arts & Crafts Brands.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.06, from 1.1 in 2016Q3. 61 funds opened positions while 188 raised stakes. 247.32 million shares or 49.71% less from 491.80 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Franklin Street Advisors Inc.

Many other investment firms lately purchased and unloaded stocks of MAT. Washington Trust National Bank stated it has 6,052 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md holds 0.19% or 35.37M shares in its portfolio. Pension Service reported 0.06% stake. 294,580 are owned by Guinness Asset Mgmt Limited. Fifth Third Commercial Bank owns 968 shares. (NASDAQ:MAT) for 3.65 million shares. Brinker owns 24,727 shares or 0.04% of their USA portfolio. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 111,861 shares. The bought was announced in a document with the Security and Exchange Commission, 0.88% of the shares is presently held by corporate executives. Moreover, Kempen Capital Management N.V. has 2.66% invested in the company for 771,921 shares.



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