News about <![CDATA[mattel]]> News about en-us <![CDATA[Earnings Expectations For The Week Of April 14: Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs, Google And More]]> The new earnings season kicks into high gear this shortened week.

Highlights will include quarterly reports from Bank of America, ...

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<![CDATA[Market Wrap-up for Apr. 11 – Weathering a Correction]]> <![CDATA[Monday’s Analyst Moves: B&G Foods, Inc., Intel Corporation, Mattel, Inc., More (BGS, INTC, MAT, More)]]> <![CDATA[5 Surprising Winners of the First Quarter]]> DailyFinance.com: Matthew James/Alamy It's been a rocky year for many investors. The S&P 500 climbed just 1.3 percent through the first three months of 2014, surpassing Nasdaq's 0.5 percent gain and the loss in the Dow Jones Industrial Average that tracks 30 prolific... Read more]]> <![CDATA[From Malibu to Medieval: Kickstarter campaign aims to give Barbie a suit of armor]]> <![CDATA[Girl Scouts Asked to End Partnership with Barbie]]> DailyFinance.com: Mark Lennihan/AP By DAVID CRARY NEW YORK -- A few weeks after her foray into the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, Barbie is entangled in controversy again, this time over her ties with the Girl Scouts. Two advocacy groups often critical of... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Girl Scouts Asked to End Partnership with Barbie]]> DailyFinance.com: Mark Lennihan/AP By DAVID CRARY NEW YORK -- A few weeks after her foray into the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, Barbie is entangled in controversy again, this time over her ties with the Girl Scouts. Two advocacy groups often critical of... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Market Wrap For February 28: Markets Unable To Hold On To Gains]]> U.S. stocks were mixed despite the S&P 500 hitting new all time highs of 1,867.92. Rumors surrounding Russian military involvement in Ukraine naturally presented investor concerns and fear in the market.

The market was boosted by a positive consumer sentiment and a steady existing-home sales. GDP figures, coming in within consensus

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<![CDATA[Mattel, Inc. to Buy Canadian Toy Company for $460 Million (MAT)]]> <![CDATA[Dividend Stock Removed from Recommended List – Feb. 19]]> <![CDATA[Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Tuesday, February 18 (MAT, MSFT, More)]]> <![CDATA[Mattel places Barbie in SI swimsuit issue, takes #unapologetic stance]]> <![CDATA[After Market: A Flat Day as Investors Wait for Yellen to Speak]]> DailyFinance.com: Investors took a wait-and-see approach Monday ahead of a big congressional hearing that starts on Tuesday. New Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will be on Capitol Hill on Tuesday and Wednesday. She'll provide her view about the direction of the... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Toymakers Stumble During the Holiday Quarter]]> DailyFinance.com: Scott Olson/Getty Images Kids these days have it so good that they're apparently too good for traditional toys. Hasbro (HAS) reported quarterly results Monday. The numbers weren't all that impressive. Revenue clocked in flat at $1.28 billion with... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Hasbro Earnings Hurt by Charges in 4Q]]> DailyFinance.com: Frank Franklin II/AP PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Hasbro's fourth-quarter net income slipped, weighed down by some charges during the critical holiday selling period. The November and December holiday season is important because companies can make 40 percent... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Market Wrap For February 3: Bears In Complete and Absolute Control]]> U.S. stocks continued its losses on an accelerated basis on Monday. Investors are in clear panic mode following a report that U.S manufacturing activity expanded at a slower pace in January.

The Dow plunged more than 300 points while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq both fell more than two percent as

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<![CDATA[Market Wrap For January 31: Markets End January On Sour Note]]> U.S. stocks fell steeply on Friday as Wall Street recorded its first monthly loss since August.

Investors have plenty on their plate to worry about from emerging markets, an earning season failing to ignite excitement and a lackluster consumer confidence that is being felt by many retailers who have recently issued

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<![CDATA[Mattel's 4Q Revenue Drops as Barbie Sales Slip]]> DailyFinance.com: Emmanuel Dunand, AFP/Getty Images EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Mattel says it was a tough time in toyland this past Christmas season. While fourth-quarter net income climbed 21 percent from year-ago results depressed by a litigation charge, sales of brands ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Earnings Expectations For The Week Of January 27: Facebook, Google, Apple And More]]> The earnings crunch is on this week. Highlights will include reports from Amazon.com, Apple, Boeing, Comcast, Facebook, Google and Yahoo! All of them are expected to report year-over-year growth in per-share earnings.

But analysts are looking for declining profits from the likes of Caterpillar, Exxon Mobil and Ford when they share

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<![CDATA[Money Minute: Pizza Hut Gives Slices a Try; For-Profit Colleges Probed]]> DailyFinance.com: You can now get a piece of the pie at Pizza Hut. We're not talking about buying a share of Pizza Hut stock, but for the first time, the nation's largest pizza chain, a unit of Yum Brands (YUM), is experimenting with selling pizza by the slice. It ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Earnings Expectations For The Week Of January 13: Big Banks, GE, Intel And More]]> Alcoa may have reported disappointing results last week, but the fourth-quarter earnings season really kicks off this week with reports from J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) and Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) on Tuesday.

Big name financials will be well represented this week, with results due from the likes

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<![CDATA[Tuesday Analyst Moves: Johnson & Johnson, Yum! Brands, Inc., Target Corporation, More (JNJ, YUM, TGT, More)]]> <![CDATA[The freaky green doll that could save your child’s self-esteem]]> <![CDATA[Comics and toy mogul Todd McFarlane draws "Spawn" in exclusive interview]]> <![CDATA[What goes into getting the latest Hunger Games toy under the tree?]]> <![CDATA[Stocks Going Ex-Dividend on Monday, November 25 (MAT, DNB, More)]]> <![CDATA[Cartoon veteran creates Beatrix Girls to kick Barbie’s booty]]> <![CDATA[Closing Bell: Stocks Soar on Last-Minute Deal on Debt Ceiling, Shutdown]]> DailyFinance.com: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Stocks surged Wednesday after the Senate leaders crafted a last-minute agreement to avoid a U.S. default and reopen the government, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index close to a record high. The Dow Jones industrial ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Mattel Q3 Sales Up 6%; Beats Analyst Estimates (MAT)]]> <![CDATA[Earnings Expectations For The Week Of October 14: Financials, Tech and Consumer Goods]]> The third-quarter earnings crunch is underway this week.

The financial sector will be well represented, with quarterly reports due from the likes of Goldman Sachs and American Express, as well as the tech sector, highlighted by Google and Intel. Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson are among the many consumer goods

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<![CDATA[Closing Bell: No Deal, No Joy, and the Markets Slide Again]]> DailyFinance.com: AP The stock market is closing at its lowest level in a month as the U.S. government enters a second week of being partially shut down. Investors fear the budget stalemate could prevent Congress from raising the government's borrowing limit by next ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Goldman Sachs Cuts Price Target, Estimates on Mattel (MAT)]]> <![CDATA[McFarlane Toys inks licensing deal with World Wrestling Entertainment]]> <![CDATA[Barrett-Jackson chips in on 'Snake and Mongoose' movie]]> <![CDATA[5 Winners and Losers in Business Last Week]]> DailyFinance.com: AP, Mark Lennihan Companies put a great deal of effort into planning: Sometimes it works brilliantly; other times, things don't work out quite as expected. From a PC giant delaying a vote that would put investors out of their misery to an online ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Mattel Shares Slide as Q2 Earnings and Sales Miss the Mark (MAT)]]> <![CDATA[Mattel Quarterly Profit Falls as Barbie Sales Slip]]> DailyFinance.com: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Mattel's second-quarter net income fell 24 percent, pulled down by an impairment charge. The toymaker's revenue edged up but came in below expectations. In the April-to-June quarter, net ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[Superman selling out to over 98 promotional partners]]> <![CDATA[Sharon Price John’s first day as CEO and ‘chief president bear’]]> <![CDATA[Sustainable Brands Expands Corporate Member Group with Addition of Disney, Del Monte, SAP, Mattel, L’Oréal, BASF as Newest Members]]> <![CDATA[Mattel Q1 Profit and Revenue Rise, Beating Estimates (MAT)]]> <![CDATA[Mattel's First-Quarter Earnings Rise on Solid Sales]]> DailyFinance.com: Alan Diaz/APBarbie products on display at a toy store in Hialeah, Fla., in July 2012. Mattel on Wednesday reported higher earnings on improved sales of its products. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Mattel's first-quarter net income more than quadrupled, as ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[KeyBanc Downgrades Mattel to “Hold” (MAT)]]> <![CDATA[Mom and Pop Businesses that Made It Big]]> DailyFinance.com: Getty Images Everyone remembers that restaurant in their hometown -- the family-run joint where the food was mouth-watering and the proprietors were on a first-name basis with all their regulars. Well, today is National Mom and Pop Business Owners ... Read more]]> <![CDATA[MKM Partners Remain Bullish on Mattel (MAT)]]> <![CDATA[Mattel Raises $500 Million With Bond Offering (MAT)]]> <![CDATA[Companies That Will Stand Out at the 2013 Toy Fair]]> The 111th annual Toy Fair Week is underway in New York, as scheduled, even as residents dig out from under the massive snowstorm that hit the Northeast over the weekend.

Toy executives from around the world are gathered in New York City for this annual premiere of new toys for buyers,

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<![CDATA[Mattel Misses Estimates; Raises Dividend (MAT)]]> <![CDATA[MKM Partners Upgrades Mattel to “Buy” (MAT)]]> <![CDATA[Mattel Upgraded at Needham (MAT)]]>