MAT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Trades Setting Up in These Stocks

    August 29, 2016
    These REITs and stocks have bullish patterns forming. Watch for an upside breakout from the recent sideways movement.
  2. WWE Suspends 3 Wrestlers for "Wellness Violations"

    August 19, 2016
    A trio of World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) stars will be sitting out the next month after running afoul of the ...
  3. 2 Things to Look For in Mattel Q2 Earnings

    July 19, 2016
    If the El Segundo, Calif.-based company can find ways to grow Barbie sales and offset currency pressures, Mattel will prove ...
  4. Warner Bros. Revamps Its DC Comics Film Operations

    May 19, 2016
    Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) clearly has a moneymaker on its hands with its Warner Bros studio's Batman v. Superman: Dawn of ...
  5. Consumer Discretionary Sector: Industries Snapshot

    May 4, 2016
    Discover the consumer discretionary sector, industries within this sector and companies producing goods that fall under the ...
  6. Mattel's Girl Power Finally Adds Some Super Powers

    May 2, 2016
    Barbie may have long headlined Mattel's efforts to market to girls, but a new line of action figures based on DC Comics' ...
  7. Ever Wonder How Pixar Was Able To Feature So Many Brands In The ...

    May 1, 2016
    "Toy Story" created its own toy universe when it was released in 1995, as well as its 1999 and 2010 sequels. Along with ...
  8. Mattel Stock Plays Poorly on Q1 Loss (MAT)

    April 21, 2016
    The stock's decline seems overdone and more of a "sell the news" type event, given how well MAT shares had performed leading ...
  9. Hasbro Again Turns to Crowdsourcing for Game Ideas

    April 8, 2016
    Just because Hasbro's (NASDAQ: HAS) first crowd-sourced game was all about being irresponsible, it doesn't mean the toymaker ...
  10. Weird Diversification and Brand Extension Strategies

    March 29, 2016
    Pepsi phones, Coke wine: when should companies embark on diversification and brand extension strategies (from the mundane ...
  11. Hasbro and Mattel Take Toymaking to New Dimension

    March 17, 2016
    It's clear that toymakers Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) and Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) no longer fear having their intellectual property ...
  12. Mattel Profit Estimate Positive Ahead of Earnings

    February 1, 2016
    Assuming the rebirth of Barbie goes according to plan, holding the shares here can still pay off, even amid the near-term ...
  13. Barbie's Makeovers Were Sorely Needed (opinion)

    January 31, 2016
    Barbie needed a much needed makeover in order to stay relevant to girls today, argues Amy Wu, and time will tell if this ...
  14. Are These the Top 4 Game & Toy Stocks of 2016?

    January 8, 2016
    These four toymaker stocks have the potential to deliver moderate to significant stock appreciation plays in 2016.
  15. The Top 10 Mid Cap Stocks for 2016 (BWA, CNP)

    January 8, 2016
    Learn about the top 10 mid-cap stocks that are expected to grow in 2016. A summary of each company is provided, along with ...
  16. Barbie Sends Mattel Stock on Extreme Slimming Diet

    July 20, 2015
    Shares of Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) tumbled more than 3% on Friday after the toymaker reported a second quarter loss due to the ...
  17. Hasbro Tops Analyst Estimates With Mixed Earnings

    July 20, 2015
    Toymaker Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) reported its second quarter earnings Monday, beating analyst estimates on both the top and ...
  18. Dividend Investors Rejoice: Falling Markets Mean Rising Yields

    October 14, 2014
  19. Goldman Sachs Is Wrong About This Well-Known Company

    January 31, 2014
    Whether this industry's products are in a mansion owned by the wealthiest 1% or a poverty-stricken housing project, it ...
  20. Playing With Toy Stocks

    April 26, 2012
    If you're looking to get into the toy industry, consider investing in Mattel and LeapFrog. Find out why.
  21. Building A Watchlist Of Breakout Candidates

    April 8, 2011
    Four stocks that could break out with some help from the market.
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