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Here's Why Mattel (MAT) is a Strong Value Stock

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Mattel (MAT)

Headquartered in El Segundo, CA, Mattel Inc. is the world’s largest manufacturer of toys. The company’s products are sold directly to retailers and wholesalers in most European, Latin American and Asian countries as well as in Australia, Canada and New Zealand through the Mattel Girls & Boys Brands, Fisher-Price Brands, American Girl Brands, and Construction and Arts & Crafts Brands. The products are sold through agents as well as distributors in countries where Mattel has no direct presence.

MAT is a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock, with a Value Style Score of A and VGM Score of A. Shares are currently trading at a forward P/E of 12.3X for the current fiscal year compared to the Toys - Games - Hobbies industry's P/E of 17.4X. Additionally, MAT has a PEG Ratio of 1.1 and a Price/Cash Flow ratio of 9.1X. Value investors should also note MAT's Price/Sales ratio of 1.1X.

Many value investors pay close attention to a company's earnings as well. For MAT, seven analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.03 to $1.40 per share for 2024. Per share MAT boasts an average earnings surprise of 107.3%.

Investors should take the time to consider MAT for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Ranks, notable earnings and valuation metrics, and impressive Value and VGM Style Scores.

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