Hasbro, Inc. Quarterly Earnings on Deck

S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) component Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) will unveil its latest earnings today, October 17, 2011. Hasbro is a global company that designs, manufactures and markets games and toys to children and families.

Hasbro, Inc. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for profit of $1.31 per share, a rise of 20.2% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from $1.32. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has dropped from $1.33 during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of $2.99 per share, a rise of 15.4% from last year.

Past Earnings Performance: Last quarter, the company missed estimates by 5 cents, coming in at profit of 33 cents per share versus a mean estimate of net income of 38 cents per share. In the first quarter, the company beat estimates by 5 cents.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: On average, analysts predict $1.46 billion in revenue this quarter, a rise of 11.5% from the year ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $4.46 billion for the year, a rise of 11.5% from last year’s revenue of $4 billion.

Analyst Ratings: Analysts are bullish on this stock with nine analysts rating it as a buy, none rating it as a sell and four rating it as a hold.

A Look Back: In the second quarter, profit rose 33% to $58.1 million (42 cents a share) from $43.6 million (29 cents a share) the year earlier, but fell short analyst expectations. Revenue rose 23.1% to $908.5 million from $737.8 million.

Key Stats:

A year-over-year revenue increase in the second quarter snapped a streak of two consecutive quarters of revenue declines. Revenue fell 0.1% in the first quarter and 7% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year.

The increase in profit in the second quarter broke a streak of two consecutive quarters of year-over-year profit decreases. The figure dropped 70.8% in the first quarter and 15.4% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year.

Competitors to Watch: JAKKS Pacific (JAKK), LeapFrog (NYSE:LF), Kid Brands (NYSE:KID), and Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT).

Stock Price Performance: During July 18, 2011 to October 14, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.35 (-11.1%) from $39.10 to $34.75. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 21, 2011 and May 2, 2011 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 6.6% (+$2.91) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between September 14, 2011 and September 22, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 7.7% (-$2.85) over that span. Shares are down $12.43 (-26.35%) year to date.

(Source: Xignite Financials)

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