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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 10664.71. 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 32.13 (with a change from open of 1.20%), this in conjunction with a target price of 35.33. Volume today has so far reached 1033063, with an average volume of about 3029.81. The GAP for this stock, is 1.63%.

The P/E ratio is 30.78, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 17.44. 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 19.26%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Mattel, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 34.26% 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 99.00%. Shares outstanding is 341.38, while shares float is at a value of 339.69. Float short for Mattel, Inc. is 9.63% and the short ratio is 10.8.

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 2.34. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.9, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.61 and Price/cash is 33.56, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are -2.01% and 5.41% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.44% and the 52 week low is 74.04%.

Mattel, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.87%, with a current price of 32.13. 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 -1.54%, with performance for the month coming to -6.06%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -0.47%, and for the half year the performance is 38.12%. Volatility for this week is 1.73% and for the month this is 1.65%.

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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