Dividend Growth of Hasbro, Inc.(HAS)

Hasbro(HAS) is having a Dividend Yield of 2.09% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.99. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.51. Hasbro has a 5 year average dividend yield of 3.07% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $2.04. Hasbro(HAS) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 6, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.57. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $2.28. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 2.33%. Hasbro(HAS) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.46 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.53. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Hasbro(HAS) is at the rate of 9.42% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.92. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.2% or 0.2 points. After the session commenced at $97.9, the stock reached the higher end at $98.2 while it hit a low of $97.29. With the volume soaring to 894,664 shares, the last trade was called at $97.64. The company has a 52-week high of $98.76. The company has a market cap of $12,184 million and there are 124,787,571 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $70.49. Hasbro, Inc. has dropped 0.1% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 16.2% in the last 4 weeks. Hasbro, Inc. is up 15% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 26.3%.

Currently the company Insiders own 11.8% of Hasbro, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 79.72% of Hasbro, Inc. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -3.88%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 16, 2016, Duncan Billing (EVP, CGO & New Bus Dvlp Offic) sold 18,751 shares at 86.00 per share price.On May 25, 2016, John Frascotti (President, Hasbro Brands) sold 36,170 shares at 87.00 per share price.On May 24, 2016, Wiebe Tinga (EVP & Chief Commerical Officer) sold 25,000 shares at 85.01 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Hasbro was Initiated by Goldman on Feb 13, 2017 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $110.Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Feb 7, 2017 to Hold, Raises Price Target to $ 90 from a previous price target of $81 .Hasbro was Downgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt to Neutral on Jan 26, 2017. Hasbro was Downgraded by Piper Jaffray to Neutral on Nov 28, 2016.

Hasbro Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 6, 2017. The company reported $1.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.35. Analyst had a consensus of $1.29. The company had revenue of $1630.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1509.23 million. The companys revenue was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.39 EPS.

Hasbro Inc. is a worldwide leader in childrens and family leisure time and entertainment products and services, including the design, manufacture and marketing of games and toys ranging from traditional to high-tech. Both internationally and in the U.S., its PLAYSKOOL, KENNER, TONKA, ODDZON, SUPER SOAKER, MILTON BRADLEY, PARKER BROTHERS, TIGER, HASBRO INTERACTIVE, MICROPROSE, GALOOB and WIZARDS OF THE COAST brands and products provide what the company believes to be the highest quality and most recognizable play experiences in the world. (PRESS RELEASE)


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