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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 11149.46. Since its IPO date on the 1/4/1982, Mattel, Inc., MAT performance year to date is 23.72%. Today Mattel, Inc., MAT has gained -0.26%, with a current price of 32.69.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 112.10%. 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 49.62%. The 52-week high is -4.77%, and the 52-week low is 75.09%. The average volume for Mattel, Inc., MAT is 1283471.

With a target price of 35.11, can Mattel, Inc., MAT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Mattel, Inc., MAT. Mattel, Inc. has a P/E of 32.3 and a forward P/E of 18.26. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.46. Mattel, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.98 and 4.83 respectively. For P/cash, Mattel, Inc. has a value of 35.08, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 32.69, Mattel, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.64%. 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 32.96% 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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