Dividend Desire: Will 3-D Printing Make Hasbro A Model Of Failure?
By Matt Cilderman:If you have read my previous articles, you know that I usually invest in dividend growth stocks. Recently, a number of prominent dividend-related contributors and commenters have mentioned an interest in investing in Hasbro (HAS) as it reached a yield of 4%. I decided to begin my own research on the company. What follows is the data I found and my thoughts on the company's future.
"Hasbro, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of children's and family leisure time products and services worldwide." Its most famous brands are "TRANSFORMERS, PLAYSKOOL, NERF, LITTLEST PET SHOP, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, TONKA, MILTON BRADLEY, PARKER BROTHERS, CRANIUM, and WIZARDS OF THE COAST" (Taken from Yahoo Finance page). It also has a licensing deal with the Walt Disney Co. (DIS) to produce products like the Avengers action figures, etc. Its main, publicly-traded, competitor is Mattel (MAT); then secondarily,Complete Story »