* Shares rise 8 pct (Adds details, analyst quote, updates shares)
forecasts. Meanwhile, the company expected the oil industry to remain ‘’challenged’’. Toy and board game company Hasbro overwhelmed markets with 21¢ profit per share during the first quarter, handily beating the estimate of 8¢, thanks to
foreign exchange headwinds, narrow-moat Hasbro delivered solid mid-single-digit top-line ..... programming revenue from a streaming deal for Hasbro Studios programs. All seven franchise ..... excluding foreign exchange, and we believe Hasbro 's inventory levels are positioned extremely
April 20 (Reuters) - Toymaker Hasbro Inc reported a 5 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong growth in boys toys such as the ones based on characters in the Transformers movies.
indicators here: http://online.barrons.com/public/page/9_0210-investorsentimentreadings.html Bullish stories: Hasbro [ HAS ; pg 18]; HD Supply [ HDS ; pg 21]; JP Morgan Chase [ JPM ; cover story ; fwd P/E 10.3 for 2013, 9.2 for 2016
Hasbro 's investor day showed that the firm continues ..... few years. By focusing on key brands, Hasbro has built increasing goodwill and brand ..... line with our original forecast, we see Hasbro 's expanded international presence (going
portion of its U.S.-sold cars are manufactured there as well. On the other hand, U.S. companies such as Pepsi PEP and Hasbro HAS have been hurt by the strong dollar, with both recently reporting negative currency effects. The dollar will likely weaken
Hasbro 's share steal of the toy industry continues ..... affected the top line by $250 million; Hasbro actually had a $25 million negative impact ..... impressive 9% including FX). All seven of Hasbro 's franchise brands grew year over year
F story http://online.barrons.com/articles/ford-shares-could-climb-30-1416021034 Bearish stories: Hasbro [ HAS ; trying to buy DreamWorks/ DWA is a bad idea; pg 20]; Virgin America [ VA ; Friday’s IPO; pg 33]. Pg 27
prior organizational changes, which integrated siloed operating geographies into a more streamlined operating business. We note the focus on brands is not a new trend for toy companies; it reminds us of Hasbro 's Brand Blueprint 2.0.