Hasbro’s Revenue and Income Rose in 3Q15



Hasbro’s price movement

Hasbro (HAS) has a market cap of $9.0 billion. Its YTD (year-to-date) price movement is rising day by day in 2015. After the earnings report in 3Q15, Hasbro fell by 7.2% to close at $72.18 per share as of October 19, 2015. The price movement on a weekly, monthly, and YTD basis is -3.0%, -6.3%, and 33.9%, respectively.

Technically, it has broken the support of the 20-day and 50-day moving averages a few times in 2015. Currently, it’s trading at -2.5% below the 20-day moving average, -4.7% below the 50-day moving average, and 4.6% above the 200-day moving average.

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The Arrow QVM Equity Factor ETF (QVM) invests 2% of its holdings in Hasbro. QVM tracks an index of US-listed stocks selected by quality, value, and momentum screens. About 50 stocks make the cut and receive equal weight in the portfolio. The Guggenheim S&P Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF (RCD) invests 1.3% of its holdings in Hasbro.

Hasbro’s competitors and their market caps are:

  • Activision Blizzard (ATVI) – $24.6 billion
  • Electronic Arts (EA) – $22.5 billion
  • Mattel (MAT) – $7.8 billion
  • Scientific Games (SGMS) – $920.5 million

Hasbro’s performance in 3Q15

The company reported net revenue of $1,471 million in 3Q15—a rise of 0.07% compared to the net revenue of $1,470 million in 3Q14. The revenue from boys products and preschool rose by 23.9% and 16.6%. The revenue from games products and girls products fell by 8.0% and 27.7% in 3Q15 compared to the revenue in 3Q14. The cost of sales as a percentage of sales fell by 4.9% in 3Q15 compared to the cost of sales as a percentage of sales in 3Q14. The net income and EPS (earnings per share) rose to $206.4 million and $1.64 per share in 3Q15—a rise of 14.6% and 17.1% compared to the net income and EPS in 3Q14. The current ratio rose to 2.64 in 3Q15 compared to the current ratio of 2.60 in 3Q14. The debt-to-equity ratio fell by 1.5% in 3Q15.

On July 30, 2015, the company announced a quarterly cash dividend $0.46 per share on Hasbro common stock.

About Hasbro

Hasbro “delivers the world’s best play experiences.” From toys and games to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming, and a lifestyle licensing program, the company provides the platform for play and connection for customers.


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