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Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 10576.25. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Mattel, Inc. is 31.05 (with a change from open of -1.15%), this in conjunction with a target price of 35.5. Volume today has so far reached 4808200, with an average volume of about 2849.78. The GAP for this stock, is 0.16%.

The P/E ratio is 30.59, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 17.31. The current EPS for Mattel, Inc., is 1.02, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -25.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 18.54%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Mattel, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 34.18% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 13.15%. Quarter over quarter is 73.20% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -49.90%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -10.30%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -0.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 99.10%. Shares outstanding is 340.62, while shares float is at a value of 339.69. Float short for Mattel, Inc. is 9.63% and the short ratio is 11.48.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.77, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.93. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.7, and the quick ratio is 1.1. The most recent gross margin is 48.20% and their operating margin is 9.50%. The profit margin is 6.10%.

Mattel, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 5.50%, and on investment, 9.40%. Return on equity is 13.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.33. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.88, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.58 and Price/cash is 33.28, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -4.94% and 1.02% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -8.62% and the 52 week low is 68.19%.

Mattel, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.90%, with a current price of 31.05. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 149.50%. This is in an industry, Toys & Games, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Mattel, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Toys & Games industry means that Mattel, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -2.57%, with performance for the month coming to -7.86%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 1.31%, and for the half year the performance is 55.55%. Volatility for this week is 1.86% and for the month this is 1.76%.

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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