4-Star Stocks Posting Market-Topping Results: Mattel

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, toy giant Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Mattel's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Mattel facts

Headquarters (founded)

El Segundo, Calif. (1945)

Market Cap

$12.8 billion

Industry

Leisure products

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$6.3 billion

Management

CEO Bryan Stockton (since January 2012)

CFO Kevin Farr (since February 2000)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

28.3%

Cash/Debt

$282.1 million / $1.7 billion

Dividend Yield

3.5%

Competitors

Hasbro (Nasdaq: HAS  )

JAKKS Pacific (Nasdaq: JAKK  )

LEGO A/S

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 88% of the 750 members who have rated Mattel believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this week, one of those bulls, fellow Fool Andy Cross (TMFOpie), brought Mattel's recent results to our community's attention:

A solid quarter for the home of [B]arbie and American Girl. I'm sure Mattel will be receiving a good chunk of my disposal income over the next 10 years as my one-year old daughter grows up. Full disclosure: my sister works at Mattel on the Disney brands.

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Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Hasbro and Mattel. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Hasbro and Mattel. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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