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Stocks Alert: Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR)

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT)

Mattel, Inc. is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. The Mattel family is comprised of such best-selling brands as Barbie, the most popular fashion doll ever introduced, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, American Girl, Radica and Hot Wheels RC, as well as Fisher-Price brands, including Thomas & Friends, Little People, Power Wheels and a wide array of entertainment-inspired toy lines. Mattel was named as one of FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For for the fifth year in a row. Mattel also is ranked among Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens and the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Mattel, Inc. sells its products directly to consumers via its catalog, Website, and proprietary retail stores, as well as directly to retailers, including discount and free-standing toy stores, chain stores, department stores, and other retail outlets; to wholesalers; and through agents and distributors.

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT)’s Financial Overview

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ) surged 0.59% yesterday to close its trading session at $13.73. The company has 1 year Price Target of $14.54. Mattel, Inc. has 52-Week high of $19.21 and 52-Week Low of $12.21. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 19.21 and 52-Week Low on 12.21. The stock traded with the volume of 2.36 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $4.87 Billion.

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.18/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.2/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.02 a share with a surprise factor of -10%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -0.78 Percent, SMA50 of -7.27 Percent and SMA200 of -10.28 percent. Mattel, Inc. has P/S value of 1.06 while its P/B value stands at 7.11. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -15 percent, Return on Equity of -92.7 percent and Return on Investment of -22.8 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 34.4 percent and -13 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.8 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 12 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Mattel Inc have a median target of 15.00, with a high estimate of 21.00 and a low estimate of 12.00. The median estimate represents a +9.25% increase from the last price of 13.73.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR)

Express, Inc. is a specialty retailer of women’s and men’s apparel in the United States. The Company operates retail outlets in high-traffic shopping malls, lifestyle centers and street locations across the United States. It also sells its products through its e-commerce website, express.com. Express targets women and men between 20 and 30 years of age. The Company offers its customers an edited assortment of apparel and accessories to address fashion needs across multiple aspects of their lifestyles, including work, casual and going-out occasions. Express, Inc. is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR)’s Financial Outlook

The 5 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Express Inc have a median target of 9.00, with a high estimate of 10.00 and a low estimate of 8.00. The median estimate represents a +11.25% increase from the last price of 8.09.

Express, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 11/29/2018. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 4 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.1. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.08.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Express, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 3. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -7.12% and closed its last trading session at $8.09. The company has the market capitalization of $617.59 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $11.69 and 52-Week low of $6.17. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 11.69 and 52-Week low on 6.17. The company has volume of 2.36 Million shares. The company has a total of 76.34 Million shares outstanding.

The company has YTD performance of -20.3 percent. Beta for Express, Inc. stands at 1.1 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.46. The company has Weekly Volatility of 6.03%% and Monthly Volatility of 5.02%%.

Express, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -8.99%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -15.39 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -9.29%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 3.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.8% with Gross margin of 29.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 2.8% and 1.8% respectively.