Mentor Graphics Corp ($MENT) Cautious Buy or Hold to $20 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Mentor Graphics Corp
Stock ticker MENT
Live stock price [stckqut]MENT[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Good
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $22.76
Target stock price (averages with growth) $29.73
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $21.97
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $19.44

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ment

Mentor Graphics Corporation is a supplier of electronic design automation (EDA) tools - computer software and emulation hardware systems used to automate the design, analysis, and testing of electro-mechanical systems, electronic hardware, and embedded systems software in electronic systems and components. The Company markets its products and services worldwide, primarily to companies in the military and aerospace, communications, computer, consumer electronics, semiconductor, networking, multimedia, and transportation industries. The Company sells and licenses its products through its direct sales force and a channel of distributors and sales representativesThe electronic components and systems that the Company's customers create with its products include printed circuit boards (PCBs), integrated circuits (ICs), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), embedded software solutions, wire harness systems, and computers. In January 2012, the Company acquired the Flowmaster Group.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

 

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