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Toy Fair New York is not Mattel's usual online venue for its annual in-person analyst meeting. Mattel, after revealing its Q4 earnings and full-year 2020 earnings earlier this month, has now provided their financial outlook for the upcoming year and beyond.

Mattel Inc (NASDAQ: As Mattel anticipates growth this year and beyond, its shares increase by 1%.) saw its shares rise as much as 4% on February 24 and closed with a 1% increase after the company revealed its forecasts for 2021 and beyond in its Virtual Analyst Meeting. No rewrites were found

Mattel, after revealing its Q4 performance and full-year 2020 earnings earlier in the month, has now provided their financial outlook for this year and beyond. Between 2018 and 2020, Mattel is expected to cut costs by $1 billion.

Also, Matt expects the operating income margin to keep at the mid-17-percent mark through 2023. A key focus for the company this year is its transformation efforts, led by its new direct-to-consumer offerings that support direct-to-consumer service.  A part of its overall progress is its transformation efforts, said Mattel, highlighting their expansion in community outreach, sustainability, and diversity.The company has initiated a multi-year strategy to restore profitability and revitalize its annual gross sales since Ynon Kreiz assumed the role in 2018.

The Mattel online and e-commerce unit is Kreiz’s primary focus, and he has begun working on a movie strategy which will display different Mattel brands and products. Online sales by Mattel rose 50% last year. 

In his first acts as Mattel CEO, Kreiz created the company's film and television division. They are currently working on over 50 projects, which include an Uno live action film starring Margot Robbie, a Whac-A-Mole game show and a Thomas & Friends movie. They released strong fourth-quarter results earlier this month. Wall Street also discussed Mattel’s impressive performance for the full year of 2020. 

A Citi analyst and former hedge fund manager Jim Cramer also upgraded Mattel shares before the company’s presentation, saying that retail toy demand will stay strong and be aided by the Biden administration stimulus and a rebounding US economy. Here are other business news items.

next News, Stocks, Kofi AnsahCrypto community member and writer. Mattel’s impressive full-year 2020 performance has also been a topic of conversation on Wall Street. This is .

The company revealed about its transformation plans in its Virtual Analyst Meeting, which is expected to be conducted in late February and into early March. Mattel shared its forecasts for 2021 and beyond in its Virtual Analyst Meeting, which saw its shares rise as much as 4% on February 24.

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 2/25/2021

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