Hot Stock in Focus: Hasbro Inc. (HAS)

Hasbro Inc. (HAS) jumped 5.9 percent and ended the day at $101.7. The Average Volume of the company is 1.51 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 23.42, while Forward P/E ratio is 20.04.

  1. Riley & Co. Initiated its coverage for Hasbro Inc. (HAS) in a note sent to investors on 4-Apr-17. The research firm Initiated the stock to Neutral. Moreover, Goldman issued Initiated rating for the stock on 13-Feb-17. Monness Crespi & Hardt also Downgrade the company to Neutral on 26-Jan-17, 2016. Additionally, Piper Jaffray Downgrade its ratings on the stock to Neutral.

The highest price HAS stock touched in the last 12 month was $01.08 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $75.20. The stock has a Return on Assets of 11.8 percent, Return on Investment of 17.5 percent and a Return on Equity of 32.3 percent. The company’s market cap is $12.71 Billion.

Hasbro Inc. (HAS) has been given an average price target of $100 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz.

Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 18.8, the 50-day is 3.96 and the 20-day is 4.48. Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also help in determining where it may be possibly heading.

Looking forward, the company is expected to report earnings of $0.46 per share for the current quarter. Revenue is expected in between 876.77 Million and 753.4 Million with an average of 822.05 Million.

Hasbro Inc. (HAS) has a mean recommendation of 3, according to data compiled by Zacks Investment Research. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means ‘’Strong Buy’’ and 5 stands for ’’Sell’’.

Hasbro Inc. (HAS) performance during the last one year Improved 19.21 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Positive trend of 31.55 percent. The stock Jumped 24.85 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a Positive momentum of 21.94 percent, whereas its last one month trend is Optimistic with 1.77 percent. Its weekly performance showed a upward trend of 6.13 percent.

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 11 percent, operating profit margin was 15.7 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 61.3 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 0.88.

Hasbro Inc. (HAS) has 124.35 Million shares outstanding and 113.34 Million shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 2.98 and the short float is around of 3.95%. The stock’s average true range of stands at 1.81, while the relative strength index is 70.28.

Liquidity ratios helps investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 1.8, current ratio was 2, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.64 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 0.92.