Why Hasbro Is Poised to Keep Poppin'

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, toy maker Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Hasbro, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Hasbro facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Pawtucket, R.I. (1923)

Market Cap

$5.5 billion

Industry

Leisure products

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$4.1 billion

Management

CEO Brian Goldner (since 2008)

CFO Deborah Thomas (since 2009)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

24.4%

Cash/Debt

$873.8 million / $1.6 billion

Dividend Yield

3.8%

Competitors

JAKKS Pacific

Mattel

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 96% of the 2,012 members who have rated Hasbro believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those Fools, stockdissector, succinctly summed up the Hasbro bull case for our community:

Hasbro plans to utilize its "brand blueprint" to focus on a few core brands such as Transformers, G.I. Joe, My Little Pony, Play-Doh, and Magic: The Gathering. Hasbro dividend to free cash flow stands at 53% and yields 4%. The next Transformers movie in 2014 will give this company a rejuvenated boost.

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