UPDATE: Mattel Q2 Net Profit Drops 24%
Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) reported a 24% drop in its second-quarter earnings.
Mattel's quarterly profit fell to $73.3 million, or $0.21 per share, from $96.2 million, or $0.28 per share, in the year-ago period.
Its sales rose 0.9% to $1.17 billion. However, analysts were expecting earnings of $0.32 per share on revenue of $1.22 billion.
Its gross margin came in flat at 51.3%. Mattel lifted its stock buyback program by $500 million.
Mattel shares closed at $46.33 yesterday.
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