Hasbroreported $1.24 in earnings per share, which is a typical performance for the company. And now there's exciting news for Furby lovers: The new and improved Furby will be on the market in time for Christmas, as Hasbro has decided to team up with Apple to integrate the upgraded toy with the iPhone. If history repeats itself, it could be an exciting holiday season.
Investors should focus on three things with Hasbro:
1. The 3.7% dividend and 50% payout ratio. Competitor Mattel is offering a 3.5% dividend.
2. Continued brand support for the likes of Marvel, Angry Birds, and Star Wars.
3. The competitive landscape, from LeapFrog to the Web.
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