Mattel designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The Company operates in three segments: North America, International, and American Girl. It offers dolls and accessories, vehicles and play sets, and games and puzzles under the Mattel Girls & Boys brands, including Barbie, Monster High, Ever After High, Polly Pocket, DC Super Hero Girl, Disney Classics, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, CARS, DC Comics, WWE Wrestling, Minecraft, Max Steel, Little Mommy, BOOMco., and Toy Story. The Company also provides its products under the Fisher-Price brands, such as Fisher-Price, Little People, BabyGear, Laugh & Learn, Imaginext, Thomas & Friends, Dora the Explorer, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney Jake, the Never Land Pirates, and Power Wheels. In addition, it offers its products under the American Girl brands comprising Truly Me, Girl of the Year, BeForever, Bitty Baby, and WellieWishers; and construction, and arts and crafts brands, such as MEGA BLOKS, RoseArt, and Board Dudes, as well as publishes the American Girl magazine. 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.

Company Growth (employees)
El Segundo, US
Size (employees)
32,000 (est)
Mattel was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in El Segundo, US

Key People/Management at Mattel

Margaret Georgiadis

Margaret Georgiadis

Kevin Farr

Kevin Farr

Chief Financial Officer
Richard Dickson

Richard Dickson

President and Chief Operating Officer

Mattel Office Locations

Mattel has offices in El Segundo, Middleton, East Aurora and Amstelveen
El Segundo, US (HQ)
333 Continental Blvd
East Aurora, US
636 Girard Ave
Middleton, US
8400 Fairway Pl
Amstelveen, NL
1 Gondel

Mattel Financials and Metrics

Mattel Financials

Mattel's revenue was reported to be $5.5 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

1.6 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

647.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

(603.2 m)

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

85.7 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

5.4 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

181.3 m


8 b
Mattel's current market capitalization is $5.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


6.5 b6 b5.7 b5.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3 b3 b2.9 b2.9 b

Gross profit

3.5 b3 b2.8 b2.6 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


2.2 b946.2 m1.1 b2 b922.7 m988.2 m1.8 b869.4 m957.3 m1.8 b735.6 m974.5 m1.6 b

Cost of goods sold

1 b464.6 m569.7 m1 b472.3 m515.3 m912.4 m480.7 m523.7 m924.8 m456.8 m574.7 m913.8 m

Gross profit

1.2 b481.5 m492.6 m1 b450.4 m472.9 m879.6 m388.7 m433.6 m870.8 m278.8 m399.8 m647.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1 b971.7 m892.8 m869.5 m


568.8 m562 m587.5 m613.8 m

Current Assets

3.4 b3.2 b3.2 b2.9 b


659.3 m737.9 m741.1 m774 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


406.5 m897.3 m518.2 m262.2 m682.9 m300.5 m289.7 m599.7 m317.8 m297.1 m381.9 m275.4 m181.3 m

Accounts Receivable

1.9 b762.6 m878.9 m1.7 b699.7 m803.1 m1.5 b748.1 m794.6 m1.5 b806.8 m917.7 m1.5 b


807.2 m650.8 m885.4 m826.8 m640.3 m853.8 m870.8 m698.3 m891.8 m910.5 m769.8 m935.9 m990 m

Current Assets

3.6 b2.8 b2.9 b3.3 b2.6 b2.5 b3.2 b2.4 b2.4 b3.1 b2.3 b2.5 b3 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

903.9 m498.9 m369.4 m318 m

Accounts Receivable

(48.8 m)90.3 m(136.3 m)(24 m)


(116.5 m)43.4 m(74.3 m)(37.2 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

698.4 m888.6 m734.6 m594.5 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

534.7 m(11.2 m)17.1 m348.9 m(58.2 m)(69.5 m)154.3 m(73 m)(92.1 m)144.2 m(113.2 m)(169.3 m)(772.6 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

132.4 m48 m97.6 m152 m56.7 m114.6 m173 m60 m119.4 m177.9 m59.3 m118.2 m179.8 m

Accounts Receivable

(662.8 m)494.5 m414.6 m(442.8 m)361.1 m263.2 m(411.8 m)402.5 m351.1 m(389.6 m)323.8 m224.6 m(355.8 m)


(352.5 m)(82.2 m)(231.1 m)(215.3 m)(98.7 m)(304.3 m)(349.5 m)(96.1 m)(289.8 m)(311.1 m)(146 m)(302.9 m)(359 m)
USDY, 2017


93.9 x


48.8 k

Financial Leverage

4.3 x
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Mattel Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
SproutlingJanuary 29, 2016
FuhuDecember 10, 2015$21.5 m
Mega BrandsFebruary 28, 2014
HIT EntertainmentJanuary 31, 2011$680 m
Radica GamesJuly 05, 2006$23 m
Tyco ToysNovember 17, 1996$755 m
Fisher-PriceAugust 19, 1993$1 b

Mattel Market Value History

Mattel Median Salaries

Source: 29 public H-1B filings from Mattel

Mattel's Web-traffic and Trends

Mattel Online and Social Media Presence

Mattel News and Updates

Mattel Warns That Holiday Sales Are Weak Just Two Weeks Before Christmas

The Barbie maker's executives might find lumps of coal in their stockings.

Mattel CEO is Looking For a Much Needed “Big Win” this Holiday Season

Margo Georgiadis needs the holidays to be a success for the iconic toy company

Exclusive: Mattel snubs Hasbro's latest acquisition approach - sources

(Reuters) - Mattel Inc has rebuffed Hasbro Inc's latest takeover approach, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, casting uncertainty over the potential combination of the world's two largest toy companies.

Hasbro and Mattel are reportedly closer to creating a giant toy company (MAT, HAS)

Hasbro has made an offer for Mattel, according to the Wall Street Journal. The takeover would combine the world's two largest toy makers. They own some of the world's most popular toy brands, like Barbie, Hot Wheels, Playskool, and Tonka. Bloomberg reported in early 2016 that the two companies hav…
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