Q4 Earnings of $1.22 Anticipated for Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS)

According to analysts, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) is expected to report earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter of $1.22. This is the consensus mean estimate based on the individual covering sell-side analysts’ reported numbers. The company last reported earnings for the period ending on 2014-09-30 of $1.46 for the most recent quarter.

On a consensus basis, Wall Street sell-side analysts have a mean target price of $60 for Hasbro, Inc.. This number is based on the mean estimate from the 4 research firms that recently issued reports on the company.The most recent price target update was made on 2015-02-05.

The average broker recommendation is arithmetical average of the individual ratings contributed by sell-side analysts to produce a Consensus Analyst Rating for each stock. On a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 is a Strong Buy and 5 is a Strong Sell, has the stock is ranked 2.14 based on 4 sell-side broker recommendations. Of the 4 analyst estimates, the most bullish sees the stock reaching $66 within the next 12 months while the most bearish analyst sees the stock at $55 within the year. There are currently 0 analysts who have recently rated the stock as a buying opportunity.

In looking at the long term growth prospects of the company, sell-side analysts have a consensus mean earnings per share estimate for the current year of $3.3 . The high end estimate for this time frame is $3.52 with the low being $3.05. In looking at the next three to five years, the long term earnings per share estimate growth rate for the company is 12.03%, based on 3 analysts providing projections.

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) is engaged in providing children’s and family leisure time products with a range of portfolio of brands and entertainment properties. The Company’s brand architecture identifies franchise brands, challenger brands, key partner brands and new brands. Franchise and challenger brands include many well-known brand names such as TRANSFORMERS, NERF, LITTLEST PET SHOP, MY LITTLE PONY, BABY ALIVE, G.I. JOE, MONOPOLY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, PLAY-DOH and PLAYSKOOL. In addition to product offerings under Hasbro-owned brands or brands which if not entirely owned are broadly controlled by the Company, offerings may also include products branded and developed under key licenses. The licensed brands include BEYBLADE, SPIDER-MAN and THE AVENGERS from MARVEL, SESAME STREET, STAR WARS and ZYNGA product offerings. In July 2013, Hasbro Inc announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Backflip Studios.