5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Hasbro
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.
|Headquarters (founded)||Pawtucket, R.I. (1923)|
|Market Cap||$4.6 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$4.3 billion|
|Management||CEO 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|
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.
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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