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Will These Numbers from Hasbro Be Good Enough for You?

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:50PM

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Checking expectations

Hasbro (Nasdaq: HAS) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 22. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Hasbro's revenues will shrink -1.6% and EPS will decrease -25.0%.

The average estimate for revenue is $638.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.03.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Hasbro recorded revenue of $1.28 billion. GAAP reported sales were 3.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.33 billion.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $1.20. GAAP EPS of $0.99 for Q4 were 6.6% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.06 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 51.6%, 530 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 18.4%, 210 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.2%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.09 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.88.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,928 members out of 2,006 rating the stock outperform, and 78 members rating it underperform. Among 561 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 545 give Hasbro a green thumbs-up, and 16 give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Hasbro is hold, with an average price target of $37.11.

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