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Investors Could Be Concerned With Hasbro's (NASDAQ:HAS) Returns On Capital
Hasbro's (NASDAQ:HAS) ROCE is 11%. In isolation, that's a pretty standard return but against the Leisure industry average of 15%. Over the last five years, returns on capital have decreased to 11% from 15% five years ago. With underlying trends that aren't great in these areas, we'd consider looking elsewhere.
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Hasbro Game Night includes Monopoly, Risk and Trivial Pursuit. You can use this gift card to add funds to your Nintendo eShop account.
The MONOPOLY name and logo, the distinctive design of the game board, and the four corner squares are trademarks of Hasbro. TOMY is a trademark of McDONALD’s.
Toy Shoppers Come Down With a Case of the Holiday Blahs | Mint
Consumer sentiment in November fell to the lowest level in six months, the University of Michigan says. Hasbro expects consumers to wait longer to make their purchases and to look for more deals.
Scary doll with bulgy eyes pulled from shelves is now on sale for hundreds
Terrifying doll pulled from shelves after scarring children now on sale for hundreds. The incredibly creepy 'Little Miss No Name' was launched by Hasbro in 1965. After hitting the shelves, the company soon found her bulging eyes and haunting expression didn't sit well with children, or their parents.
Not just kid play: Toy companies aim more products at...
Hasbro penned a licensing deal with Ageless Innovation to come out with new versions of Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit and Life. There's limited evidence to date that playing games can dramatically reduce loneliness.
Analysis-Santa's sleigh to be lighter as people buy fewer toys
Consumers worldwide have struggled to cope with high inflation and sluggish economic growth. Toymakers Hasbro and Mattel have already warned of weaker industry sales. But trading could prove even tougher than expected, executives at four toymakers told Reuters.
Santa's sleigh to be lighter as people buy fewer toys
Holiday season expected to be tough for retailers selling discretionary items. Hasbro, Mattel warned of weak holiday season. Shoppers prioritizing food over toys -executives. Larian anticipates 10-12% holiday sales decline. Action figure sales down 2% -Euromonitor. Toy sales down 3% in Europe from last year -Circana.
Magic: The Gathering is a victim of its own success and could weigh on Hasbro stock, Bank of America says
Hasbro stock plunged 16% after it reported third-quarter earnings that missed analyst estimates. The toy company also lowered its revenue guidance, suggesting a weak holiday quarter ahead. Bank of America downgraded Hasbro to "Neutral" and slashed its price target.
Mattel Stock Sinks 8% To Pre-‘Barbie’ Share Price
Mattel and Hasbro stocks crashed Thursday after the toymakers amplified concerns about sales during the crucial holiday season. Mattel shares tanked 7.6% to below $19 despite beating analyst projections for quarterly sales and profits. Shares of Hasbro subsequently tanked 12% to $48, its lowest closing price since March.
Develop Your Imagination Mucsle, PLAY-DOH’s First-Of-A-Kind Study
Hasbro’s PLAY-DOH team took the first step at looking at the effects of imagination in childhood. Understanding imagination in children helps us know how to utilize it in adulthood and the workplace. The study revealed imagination is a “use it or lose it’ muscle.
Children’s Minnesota patients celebrate National Play-Doh Day over weekend
Nonprofit Starlight Children’s Foundation and the toy company Hasbro teamed up to commemorate National Play-Doh Day at Children’s Minnesota in Minneapolis.
Hasbro CEO: 'AI is transformative' to new gaming ideas
Hasbro CEO Chris Cocks sits down with Yahoo Finance Executive Editor Brian Sozzi at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia & Technology Conference. Cocks says investors are "starting to wake up to" the potential of Hasbro's gaming sector.
Hasbro’s Brand Dilution Highlights Mistakes Web3 Can Solve
Bank of America reiterated its "Underperform" rating for Hasbro due to aggressive over-monetization of its brands. Hasbro failed to realize that it doesn’t own Dungeons & Dragons; the community does.
Broken plastic toys turned into books for UK schools by Tesco
Tesco has joined forces with toy company Hasbro and education company, Wastebuster. Recycle to Read trial runs from September 4 to December 4 in selected Tesco stores. Recycled plastic toys can be registered to earn Planet Care Points for UK schools.
Baltimore third-graders gifted bicycles ahead of this weekend's Maryland Cycling Classic
Hasbro, developer Maple Powered Games and publisher Freedom Games announced G.I. Joe: Wrath of Cobra today. It joins TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge and Double Dragon reboot as the latest evidence that 2D side-scrolling punch-fests are enjoying an unexpected 2020s renaissance.
Nerf or nothing: Tennessee will become latest to have a Nerf-themed action park
Hasbro, the toy company that owns Nerf blasters and related merchandise, announced this week that a Nerf Action Xperience park is coming to Tennessee. The 29,000-square-foot attraction featuring Nerf battle zones, obstacle courses and other challenges is slated to open in fall 2024.
Adorable, cuddly… evil?: How the Furby took over the world
More than 40 million Furbies were sold in the first three years of production. By the mid-Noughties its popularity began to decline sharply. Hasbro hopes the new Furby will become the must-have toy of 2023.
From Furby to Grimace, brands cash in with nostalgic...
Businesses deepen bets around consumers' nostalgia for decades-old brands. McDonald's pointed to the fuzzy purple blob Grimace as a particular source of better-than-expected profits. To commemorate the 25th anniversary of Furby, Hasbro has launched a reboot of electronic robotic toys.
Dungeons & Dragons cracks down on AI-generated artwork
Dungeons & Dragons (D&D), a game series owned by Hasbro, admitted it had only found out on Saturday that an illustrator it has worked with for nearly a decade had used AI to create commissioned artwork. It was alerted to the issue when a number of people pointed out on social media that at least one image of an axe-wielding giant looked a little too strange.