Mattel (MAT) Continues to Shine – Stock Moves 0.4% Despite Strong Fundamentals

Shares of Mid-cap consumer discretionary company Mattel moved 0.4 this afternoon, and are now trading at $21.36 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $23.0.

Mattel, Inc., a children's and family entertainment company, designs and produces toys and consumer products worldwide.

Potential Mattel Investors Should Analyze the Following:

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 3.6. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Mattel's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 3.9

Understanding Mattel's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 5,434,700 1,805,900 12.43 -7.03
2021-12-31 5,457,700 1,897,100 13.37 60.89
2020-12-31 4,583,700 1,862,700 8.31 855.17
2019-12-31 4,504,600 1,941,500 0.87 n/a

Over the last 4 years, Mattel's operating margins have averaged 8.7%, which is similar to the 9.19% Toy industry average. We also note that the company's operating margins have a high coefficient of variability at 65.1%. On the other hand, we note that the firm's margins are growing at a 94.4% compounded average yearly rate.

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