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More top-performing CAPS members are feeling bullish on Hasbro
Hasbro impressed investors and inched its earnings per share higher in its recent quarterly report, while competitor Mattel reported a sales decline. If not for a strengthening dollar affecting revenue, sales would have grown by 7% over last year. Similar to Marvel Entertainment
Not one to play favorites, the company also has a line of toys lined up for movie releases from Marvel and Disney
Investors are also excited about Hasbro's joint venture to launch a new kids cable TV network with Discovery Communications. It's brought an industry vet on board to run the new network, which will be alongside the Disney Channel, Viacom's Nickelodeon, and Time Warner's
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Fool contributor Dave Mock could use an upgrade to his toy collection, which is quite dated. He owns no shares of companies mentioned here. Disney and Marvel are also Stock Advisor selections. Disney, Wal-Mart, and Microsoft are Inside Value picks. The Fool owns shares of Hasbro. The Fool's disclosure policyis virtually unbeatable at Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots.