Hasbro (NAS: HAS) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 22. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Hasbro's revenues will wither -0.2% and EPS will drop -3.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.37 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.22.
Last quarter, Hasbro recorded revenue of $811.5 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $908.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.33. GAAP EPS of $0.33 for Q2 were 21% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.42 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 51.6%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.6%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.4%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.27 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.85.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,939 members out of 2,017 rating the stock outperform, and 78 members rating it underperform. Among 515 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 502 give Hasbro a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hasbro is hold, with an average price target of $37.00.
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