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Why Hasbro Is Poised to Keep Jumping

Friday - 4/26/2013, 3:20pm  ET

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, toy-maker Hasbro has earned a coveted five-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

$6.2 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)

23.5%

Cash/Debt

$1.1 billion / $1.6 billion

Dividend Yield

3.6%

Competitors

JAKKS Pacific 

Mattel 

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

On CAPS, 96% of the 2,004 members who have rated Hasbro believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.   

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, hend6, succinctly summed up the Hasbro bull case for our community:

Heck, even stores like Gamestop are starting to carry board games. A growing population and more families will be buying toys and games, or electronic versions for tablets and computers. Great dividend yield, share buybacks, and relatively strong earnings.

If you want market-thumping returns, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Of course, despite a strong four-star rating, Hasbro may not be your top choice.

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