Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A lessened its holdings in Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) by 5.2% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 101,385 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,551 shares during the quarter. Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A’s holdings in Hasbro were worth $9,215,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in HAS. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. increased its holdings in Hasbro by 7,100.0% in the 3rd quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 1,080 shares of the company’s stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 1,065 shares during the period. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC increased its holdings in Hasbro by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 1,164 shares of the company’s stock valued at $129,000 after buying an additional 32 shares during the period. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA bought a new stake in Hasbro in the 2nd quarter valued at $155,000. Highstreet Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in Hasbro by 105.2% in the 3rd quarter. Highstreet Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,584 shares of the company’s stock valued at $155,000 after buying an additional 812 shares during the period. Finally, Moors & Cabot Inc. bought a new stake in Hasbro in the 2nd quarter valued at $229,000. 79.73% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Hasbro from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $118.00 price target on shares of Hasbro in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their target price on shares of Hasbro from $104.00 to $100.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Hasbro from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. Finally, B. Riley started coverage on shares of Hasbro in a report on Thursday, December 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $108.00 target price on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. Hasbro has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $105.81.

Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) traded up $0.04 on Tuesday, hitting $92.45. 1,328,800 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,356,233. The company has a current ratio of 2.53, a quick ratio of 2.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87. Hasbro, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $80.22 and a fifty-two week high of $116.20. The company has a market cap of $11,410.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.51 and a beta of 0.86.

Hasbro (NASDAQ:HAS) last posted its earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The company reported $2.09 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.94 by $0.15. The business had revenue of $1.79 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.77 billion. Hasbro had a net margin of 11.34% and a return on equity of 31.74%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.03 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that Hasbro, Inc. will post 5 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 1st will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.47%. Hasbro’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 48.61%.

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About Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc (Hasbro) is a play and entertainment company. The Company’s operating segments include the U.S. and Canada, International, and Entertainment and Licensing. From toys and games to content development, including television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a consumer products licensing program, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection for children and families around the world.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hasbro (NASDAQ:HAS)

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