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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Mattel, Inc., MAT

Mattel, Inc., MAT is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Toys & Games in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Mattel, Inc., MAT  has a market cap of 10795.1. Since its IPO date on the 1/4/1982, Mattel, Inc., MAT performance year to date is 21.94%. Today Mattel, Inc., MAT has gained 0.48%, with a current price of 31.71.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 751.90%. Return of assets are at 1.10%, with return on investment at 8.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Mattel, Inc., MAT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.88. While Total debt/equity is 1.01. With a profit margin of 1.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 48.00%, and operating margin of 3.70%. Mattel, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.9, while the quick ratio is 1.3.

For the last year Mattel, Inc., MAT has seen a EPS growth of -25.80%. A performance for the year of 33.27%. The 52-week high is -5.55%, and the 52-week low is 39.58%. The average volume for Mattel, Inc., MAT is 584136.

With a target price of 35.64, can Mattel, Inc., MAT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Mattel, Inc., MAT. Mattel, Inc. has a P/E of 30.29 and a forward P/E of 17.81. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.03. Mattel, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.92 and 4.47 respectively. For P/cash, Mattel, Inc. has a value of 36.33, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 31.71, Mattel, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.82%. We see a return on equity of 2.80%.

Looking more long-term Mattel, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 37.58% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -25.80% for this year and for the last five years a -10.30% growth has been seen.

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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