Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model
) pushed the Consumer Goods sector lower today making it today's featured Consumer Goods laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, Hasbro fell $1.14 (-3%) to $37.31 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 7.3 million shares of Hasbro exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $36.60-$37.66 after having opened the day at $37.42 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.45. Other companies within the Consumer Goods sector that declined today were:
), down 17.9%,
), down 16.4%,
), down 15%, and
), down 7%.
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Hasbro, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of children's and family leisure time products and services worldwide. Hasbro has a market cap of $4.95 billion and is part of the consumer durables industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are two analysts that rate Hasbro a buy, one analyst rates it a sell, and five rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Hasbro as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full Hasbro Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), up 18.8%,
), up 9.6%,
), up 8.9%, and
), up 7.5%, were all gainers within the consumer goods sector with
) being today's featured consumer goods sector leader.
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