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Is Mattel, Inc.(NASDAQ: MAT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 01/04/1982. Mattel, Inc. is in the Toys & Games industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Mattel, Inc., is 3522.99, and so far today it has a volume of 2295300. Performance year to date since the 01/04/1982 is 24.02%.

To help you determine whether Mattel, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.78 and forward P/E is 18.38. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Mattel, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.6. P/S ratio is 1.98 and the P/B ratio is 4.52. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 18.65 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Mattel, Inc. is trading at, 32.86 (0.74% today), Mattel, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.63%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.03, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 30.80% after growing -25.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -24.70%, and -5.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 340.37, and the number of shares float is 339.56. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 98.30%. The float short is 10.23%, with the short ratio at a value of 9.86. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 9.40%.

The ability for Mattel, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.9, and quick ratio is 1.4. Long term debt/equity is 0.72 and total debt/equity is 0.84. In terms of margins, Mattel, Inc. has a gross margin of 48.60%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Mattel, Inc. has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -4.29%, with 75.97% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.35% and the 200 day simple moving average is 16.38%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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