Hasbro Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

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Hasbro (NYSE:HAS) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, April 22nd. Hasbro, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets toys, games, interactive software, puzzles, and infant products in the United States and internationally. The Company’s products include a variety of games, including traditional board, card, hand-held electronic, trading card, role-playing and DVD games, as well as electronic learning aids and puzzles as well as dolls and action figures.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Hasbro Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.04 per share on revenues of $638.76 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 17.38.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.31 to a profit $0.34. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.89, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Hasbro has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 4,022 4,068 4,002 4,286 4,089
Diluted EPS ($) 2.00 2.48 2.74 2.82 2.55

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,329 648.85 811.47 1,345 1,284
Diluted EPS ($) 1.01 -0.02 0.33 1.24 1.00

Past Performance:
Hasbro has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

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