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  1. Hasbro, Rovio Cut a Deal - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    Hasbro cut a deal with Rovio Entertainment to develop toys and physical games modeled on the Angry Birds brand.
  2. Finding Growth At Value Prices

    June 12, 2013
    With the markets continuing to move in an upwards manner, finding bargain is becoming harder and harder to do. In an attempt ...
  3. Tepid 4Q for Hasbro; Hikes Dividend - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Hasbro Inc.'s (HAS) fourth-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per share of $1.20 were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  4. Mattel Likely to Beat - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    The world's largest manufacturer of toys, Mattel, Inc. (MAT) is expected to beat expectations when it reports fourth quarter ...
  5. Mixed Prelim Results from Hasbro - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    In its preliminary results for full-year 2012, Hasbro Inc. (HAS) revealed that lower holiday product sales in the U.S. and ...
  6. Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including Michael Kors, Making Big ...

    December 28, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.3%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.5%; and the Dow is trading down ...
  7. Mohawk Industries Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest Movers on ...

    December 24, 2012
    The Nasdaq has slipped 0.2%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.3% and the Dow has declined 0.4%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  8. Fossil and Other Consumer Cyclical Stocks Making Big Moves on ...

    November 6, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has risen 0.4% and the Dow is trading up 0.6%. The consumer cyclical ...
  9. Williams-Sonoma and More Big Movers in Consumer Cyclical on September ...

    September 12, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has risen 0.1%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.3%; and the Dow has moved ...
  10. Stocks with Increasing Sales and Profit Margins - Screen of the ...

    September 11, 2012
    This week I want to focus on Sales Growth and Profit Margins. While everybody understands sales, margins might bring ...
  11. Mohawk Industries, Inc. and Other Consumer Cyclical Stocks Making ...

    July 30, 2012
    The Nasdaq has fallen 0.2%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.1% and the Dow is trading down 0.1%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  12. Consumer Cyclical Sector's Biggest Movers for July 9, 2012

    July 9, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has decreased 0.3%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.3% and the Dow is down 0.4%. The consumer ...
  13. Earnings Review: LNKD, LF, Z, WFM, MA

    May 8, 2012
    In what turned out to be a week marred by a slack April jobs and one that, to this points, represents the worst weekly performance ...
  14. Playing With Toy Stocks

    April 26, 2012
    If you're looking to get into the toy industry, consider investing in Mattel and LeapFrog. Find out why.
  15. Companies You Could Buy With The Lottery

    April 2, 2012
    Here's a list of companies you could buy with your Mega Million Jackpot winnings.
  16. Oprah Winfrey Network Buoys Discovery Communications

    December 22, 2011
    Discovery has partnered with Leapfrog Enterprises to create content for LeapPad. It's just one reason investors ought to ...
  17. Hasbro's On Sale

    November 16, 2011
    Since August 1, Hasbro is down about 5.8% compared making it an even better buy three months later.
  18. Barbie And Bratz Are The Mattel Story

    April 20, 2011
    The real action for Mattel and the toymakers begins this summer with their movie tie-ins.
  19. Is Hasbro A Proto-Disney?

    April 19, 2011
    Hasbro is taking some adventurous new steps, but reward doesn't seem to offset the risk today.
  20. Despite Down Quarter, Hasbro Plays Well

    February 9, 2011
    Despite a disappointing fourth quarter, Hasbro had a solid 2010 of earnings with prospects to do well in 2011.
  21. Mattel Pleases The Market

    February 4, 2011
    Mattel delivered a reasonably good quarter in a still difficult toy industry environment. The company had a positive full ...
  22. Mattel Profits Mask Christmas Caution

    October 20, 2010
    Mattel showed a substantial increase in third-quarter profits, but its slight increase in revenue, along with a cautious ...
  23. Toymakers Not Playing Around

    April 22, 2010
    Toy manufacturers like Mattel and Hasbro have proved far more resilient to the recession than investors expected.
  24. Toymaker Hasbro Ahead Of The Game

    January 28, 2009
    Despite a rocky year, Hasbro is still a top player among its peers.
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