Time for Some Serious Fun
Creating and selling products designed to bring joy and laughter to the masses is a serious business. Two of the biggest names in that industry have recently seen their fortunes diverge, because of a variety of factors. Both are setting up as potential buys, one for long-term growth and the other for a short-term pop.
Mattel (MAT) has been a steady, solid performer for the past three years, and the stock is within striking distance of multi-year highs. Along with steady growth, Mattel provides a dividend yield of about 3.5%. Last week, a UBS analyst released a note predicting that the dividend would be increased early next year, on the basis of the company's strong free cash flow and its expected payout rate....517 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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