Stock Symbol: MAT
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Mattel Inc Industry:
Mattel Inc Description:
Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets various toy products worldwide through sales to retailers and directly to consumers. The Company's portfolio of brands and products include girls, boys' entertainment and infant and preschool. Mattel's segments are divided on a geographic basis between domestic and international. The domestic segment was further divided into United States girls (US Girls), United States boys' entertainment (US Boys-Entertainment) and United States infant and preschool (US Infant & Preschool). In February 2003, Mattel announced the consolidation of its US Girls and US Boys-Entertainment segments into one segment, Mattel Brands. In addition, Pleasant Company, which was previously part of the US Girls segment, is now a separate segment for management reporting purposes in 2003.
Mattel Inc Financial Summary:
For the nine months ended 30 September 2005, Mattel Inc's. revenues increased 3% to $3.34B. Net income decreased 52% to $137.9M. Revenues reflect the benefit of changes in currency exchange rates. Net income was offset by decreased gross profit margins, operating income, higher advertising expenses and an increase in interest expenses. The Company designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a variety of family products on worldwide basis.
Mattel Inc Business Summary:
Mattel, Inc. (Mattel) designs, manufactures and markets a variety of toy products worldwide, through sales to retailers and directly to consumers. Mattel's portfolio of brands and products are grouped in various categories. Mattel Brands includes the Barbie, Other Girl Brands, Wheels and Entertainment brands. Fisher-Price Brands include Core Fisher-Price, Fisher-Price Friends and Power Wheels. American Girl Brands include American Girl Today, The American Girls Collection and Bitty Baby. American Girl Brands products are sold directly to consumers and its children's publications are also sold to certain retailers. Mattel's reportable segments are separately managed business units and are divided on a geographic basis between domestic and international. The Domestic segment is further divided into Mattel Brands US, Fisher-Price Brands US and American Girl Brands.