The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended April 1 (Q1), Hasbro missed estimates on revenues and missed estimates on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped and GAAP earnings per share contracted to a loss.
Margins shrank across the board.
Hasbro reported revenue of $648.9 million. The 11 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected net sales of $666.6 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 3.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $672.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.04. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ averaged $0.12 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS were -$0.02 for Q1 versus $0.12 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 51.8%, 150 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 2.4%, 490 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -0.4%, 300 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $861.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.30.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $4.36 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.01.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,959 members out of 2,024 rating the stock outperform, and 66 members rating it underperform. Among 565 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 554 give Hasbro a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hasbro is outperform, with an average price target of $38.30.
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