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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 10763.71. Since its IPO date on the 1/4/1982, Mattel, Inc., MAT performance year to date is 20.37%. Today Mattel, Inc., MAT has gained -0.66%, with a current price of 31.53.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 99.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 149.50%. Return of assets are at 5.50%, with return on investment at 9.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Mattel, Inc., MAT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.77. While Total debt/equity is 0.93. With a profit margin of 6.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 48.20%, and operating margin of 9.50%. Mattel, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 1.1.

For the last year Mattel, Inc., MAT has seen a EPS growth of -25.80%. A performance for the year of 43.25%. The 52-week high is -7.21%, and the 52-week low is 70.79%. The average volume for Mattel, Inc., MAT is 2414500.

With a target price of 35.33, can Mattel, Inc., MAT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Mattel, Inc., MAT. Mattel, Inc. has a P/E of 31.06 and a forward P/E of 17.6. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.36. Mattel, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.92 and 4.65 respectively. For P/cash, Mattel, Inc. has a value of 33.87, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 31.53, Mattel, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.82%. We see a return on equity of 13.80%.

Looking more long-term Mattel, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 13.15%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 34.26% 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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