5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Hasbro

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Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, toy maker Hasbro (NAS: HAS) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Hasbro's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Hasbro facts

Headquarters (founded)Pawtucket, R.I. (1923)
Market Cap$4.6 billion
IndustryLeisure products
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$4.3 billion
ManagementCEO Brian Goldner (since 2008)
CFO Deborah Thomas (since 2009)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)24.8%
Cash/Debt$661.3 million / $1.6 billion
Dividend Yield4.2%
CompetitorsJAKKS Pacific
LEGO A/S
Mattel

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 2,035 members who have rated Hasbro believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this week, one of those Fools, danablanca, highlighted Hasbro's recent earnings miss as an enticing buy-in opportunity:

Hasbro just posted a loss ... which was my entry point. Seems they always make the toy my kids is clamoring to have ... currently it's [Bayblades]. I think that parents will always buy toys and so will children. Hasbro has relationship to market the Disney hits. Next is online gaming. They are stable and have been around forever. In addition they pay a great dividend -- [4% yield] with the drop.  

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At the time this article was published Fool contributor Brian Pacampara owns no position in any of the companies mentioned. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Hasbro, Mattel, and Disney, as well as creating a bear put spread position in Mattel. The Fool owns shares of Disney. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days.We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Fool's disclosure policy always gets a perfect score.

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