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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.56
MAT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. MAT: 0.56 )
MAT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.87
Current: 0.56

0.02
1.87
Equity to Asset 0.53
MAT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. MAT: 0.53 )
MAT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.53

0.27
0.59
Interest Coverage 14.88
MAT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. MAT: 14.88 )
MAT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.42   Max: 14.88
Current: 14.88

2.42
14.88
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.54
M-Score: -2.34
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.03
MAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. MAT: 16.03 )
MAT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.12   Max: 18.05
Current: 16.03

8.12
18.05
Net-margin (%) 12.79
MAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. MAT: 12.79 )
MAT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.44   Max: 13.94
Current: 12.79

-9.44
13.94
ROE (%) 26.56
MAT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. MAT: 26.56 )
MAT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -25.61   Max: 30.42
Current: 26.56

-25.61
30.42
ROA (%) 12.77
MAT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. MAT: 12.77 )
MAT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.59   Max: 14.16
Current: 12.77

-9.59
14.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.12
MAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. MAT: 48.12 )
MAT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 35.98   Max: 132.89
Current: 48.12

35.98
132.89
Revenue Growth (%) 5.10
MAT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. MAT: 5.10 )
MAT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.9   Max: 9.2
Current: 5.1

-10.9
9.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 10.10
MAT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. MAT: 10.10 )
MAT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.7   Max: 35.7
Current: 10.1

-32.7
35.7
EPS Growth (%) 11.40
MAT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MAT: 11.40 )
MAT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -41.2   Max: 60.3
Current: 11.4

-41.2
60.3
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MAT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Hussman 488,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 84,624 sh (+168.03%)
Ken Fisher 178,962 sh (+5.5%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 44,356 sh (+4.26%)
Tom Gayner 142,500 sh (+1.06%)
Brian Rogers 6,605,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 8,168,038 sh (-2.6%)
Scott Black 248,456 sh (-3.53%)
Tom Russo 6,625 sh (-43.01%)
Steven Cohen 5,568 sh (-72.96%)
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Q4 2013

MAT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 8,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 134,595 sh (+59.05%)
Tom Gayner 185,500 sh (+30.18%)
Scott Black 265,481 sh (+6.85%)
Ken Fisher 180,212 sh (+0.7%)
Brian Rogers 6,605,800 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 6,625 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 7,637,392 sh (-6.5%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 29,130 sh (-34.33%)
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Q1 2014

MAT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,800 sh (New)
John Hussman 258,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 774,500 sh (+9231.33%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 60,682 sh (+108.31%)
Tom Gayner 223,000 sh (+20.22%)
Brian Rogers 7,555,800 sh (+14.38%)
Tom Russo 6,625 sh (unchged)
Scott Black Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 175,973 sh (-2.35%)
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Q2 2014

MAT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 116,123 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 253,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 1,953,028 sh (+152.17%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 115,051 sh (+89.6%)
Tom Gayner 251,000 sh (+12.56%)
Brian Rogers 8,105,800 sh (+7.28%)
Tom Russo 6,625 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Hussman 4,000 sh (-98.45%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MAT

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce -98.45%0.77%$37.47 - $40.32 $ 34.06-12%4000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.06%$37.47 - $40.32 $ 34.06-12%116123
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Sold Out 1.4%$35.24 - $47.82 $ 34.06-15%0
John Hussman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.78%$35.24 - $47.82 $ 34.06-15%258000
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.44%$35.24 - $47.82 $ 34.06-15%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.15%$35.24 - $47.82 $ 34.06-15%0
Tom Gayner 2014-03-31 Add 20.22%0.05%$35.24 - $47.82 $ 34.06-15%223000
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1.1%$40.39 - $47.82 $ 34.06-24%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 59.05%0.06%$40.39 - $47.82 $ 34.06-24%134595
Tom Gayner 2013-12-31 Add 30.18%0.06%$40.39 - $47.82 $ 34.06-24%185500
John Hussman 2013-09-30 New Buy1.1%$40.39 - $47.08 $ 34.06-20%488000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 168.03%0.08%$40.39 - $47.08 $ 34.06-20%84624
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.80
MAT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 28.70 vs. MAT: 13.80 )
MAT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.13   Max: 21.02
Current: 13.8

8.13
21.02
P/B 3.74
MAT's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. MAT: 3.74 )
MAT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 5.57
Current: 3.74

1.74
5.57
P/S 1.84
MAT's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. MAT: 1.84 )
MAT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.84

0.68
2.52
PFCF 24.16
MAT's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 52.50 vs. MAT: 24.16 )
MAT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.1   Max: 76.53
Current: 24.16

11.1
76.53
EV-to-EBIT 11.83
MAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.12 vs. MAT: 11.83 )
MAT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 15
Current: 11.83

7.8
15
PEG 1.09
MAT's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MAT: 1.09 )
MAT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 34.91
Current: 1.09

0.86
34.91
Shiller P/E 16.92
MAT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8580.60 vs. MAT: 16.92 )
MAT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.01   Max: 157.38
Current: 16.92

8.01
157.38
Current Ratio 4.18
MAT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. MAT: 4.18 )
MAT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 4.18
Current: 4.18

0.99
4.18
Quick Ratio 3.21
MAT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. MAT: 3.21 )
MAT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 3.21
Current: 3.21

0.68
3.21

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.43
MAT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. MAT: 4.43 )
MAT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 6.33
Current: 4.43

2.04
6.33
Dividend Payout 0.63
MAT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. MAT: 0.63 )
MAT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 15.5
Current: 0.63

0.08
15.5
Dividend growth (3y) 20.20
MAT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. MAT: 20.20 )
MAT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -45.6   Max: 108
Current: 20.2

-45.6
108
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.32
MAT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. MAT: 10.32 )
MAT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.79   Max: 14.85
Current: 10.32

4.79
14.85
Share Buyback Rate 1.60
MAT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. MAT: 1.60 )
MAT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.4   Max: -12.8
Current: 1.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 8.69
MAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. MAT: 8.69 )
MAT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.05   Max: 31.08
Current: 8.69

4.05
31.08
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.91
MAT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. MAT: 1.91 )
MAT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 5.21
Current: 1.91

0.77
5.21
Price/Median PS Value 1.19
MAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. MAT: 1.19 )
MAT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.76
Current: 1.19

0.47
1.76
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.97
MAT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MAT: 0.97 )
MAT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 7.55
Current: 0.97

0.65
7.55
Price/Graham Number 2.29
MAT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. MAT: 2.29 )
MAT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 12.03
Current: 2.29

1.42
12.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.50
MAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. MAT: 8.50 )
MAT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 12.8
Current: 8.5

6.7
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.67
MAT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. MAT: 16.67 )
MAT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 18.7
Current: 16.67

3.1
18.7

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
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Mattel, Inc. was incorporated in California in 1948 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1968. The Company designs, manufactures and markets a number of toy products through sales to its customers and directly to consumers. The Company's vision is to provide 'the world's premier toy brands- today and tomorrow.' Management has set six key company strategies: improve execution of the existing toy business; globalize the brands; extend the brands into new areas; catch new trends, create new brands and enter new categories; develop people and improve productivity, simplify processes and maintain customer service levels. The Company's portfolio of brands and products are grouped in the following categories: Mattel Girls & Boys Brands- including Barbie fashion dolls and accessories, Polly Pocket, Little Mommy, Disney Classics and High School Musical, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Speed Racer and Tyco R/C vehicles and play sets and CARS, Radica, Speed Racer, Batman and Kung Fu Panda products and games and puzzles. Fisher-Price Brands -including Fisher-Price, Little People, BabyGear and View-Master, Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, Winnie the Pooh, Go-Diego-Go! and See 'N Say and Power Wheels . American Girl Brands—including Just Like You, the historical collection and Bitty Baby. American Girl Brands products are sold directly to consumers via its catalogue, website and proprietary retail stores. The domestic segment develops toys that it markets and sells through the Mattel Girls & Boys Brands US, Fisher-Price Brands US and American Girl Brands segments. In the Mattel Girls & Boys Brands US segment, Barbie includes brands such as Barbie fashion dolls and accessories and Polly Pocket, Little Mommy, Disney Classics and High School Musical are included within Other Girls Brands. Wheels are comprised of Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Speed Racer and Tyco R/C vehicles and play sets. Entertainment includes CARS, Radica, Speed Racer, Batman and Kung Fu Panda products, as well as games and puzzles. The Fisher-Price Brands US segment includes Fisher-Price, Little People, BabyGear , View-Master, Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, Go-Diego-Go!, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Winnie the Pooh, My Friends Tigger & Pooh, Handy Manny, See 'N Say, Ni Hao, Kai-lan! and Power Wheels. New product introductions for 2009 are expected to include the Trio Building Set line, Laugh & Learn Farm, My Toon TV, Splatster, Imaginext Dragon line, Precious Planet line, Elmo Live Encore, Super Special Friend Kai-lan, Manny's Repair Shop, Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom and Mickey's Magic Choo Choo. The American Girl Brands segment is a direct marketer, children's publisher and retailer best known for its flagship line of historical dolls, books and accessories, as well as the Just Like You and Bitty Baby brands. American Girl Brands also publishes best-selling Advice & Activity books and the award-winning American Girl magazine.In January 2012, American Girl introduced McKenna, the newest Girl
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