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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 1/4/1982. Mattel, Inc. is in the Toys & Games industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Mattel, Inc., is 3034.66, and so far today it has a volume of 3255700. Performance year to date since the 1/4/1982 is 22.05%.

To help you determine whether Mattel, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.5 and forward P/E is 17.82. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Mattel, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.4. P/S ratio is 1.94 and the P/B ratio is 4.72. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 34.27 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Mattel, Inc. is trading at, 31.97 (-0.44% today), Mattel, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.75%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 149.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.02, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 34.18% after growing -25.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 73.20%, and -49.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 340.62, and the number of shares float is 339.69. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 99.10%. The float short is 9.63%, with the short ratio at a value of 10.78. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.50%, and also a return on investment of 9.40%.

The ability for Mattel, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.7, and quick ratio is 1.1. Long term debt/equity is 0.77 and total debt/equity is 0.93. In terms of margins, Mattel, Inc. has a gross margin of 48.20%, with its operating margin at 9.50%, and Mattel, Inc. has a profit margin of 6.10%.

The 52 week high is -5.92%, with 73.17% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -2.29% and the 200 day simple moving average is 4.37%.

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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