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In addition, Hasbro, which makes Scrabble board games and Transformers action figures, is facing some company specific issues, such as an overdependence on traditional board games and boys' toys, categories likely to shrink. Kelter downgraded Hasbro to "Sell" from "Neutral" and cut its 12- month price target by $2 to $32.
Citigroup Inc. reports quarterly financial results. CSX Corp. reports quarterly financial results. Intel Corp. reports quarterly financial results.
NEW YORK-- Analysts expect that Mattel Inc.' s third-quarter net income and revenue to rise as shoppers snap up its Monster High and Barbie dolls, among other toys, ahead of the busy holiday season.
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Wal-Mart, Kmart and Toys R Us all report toys like kids' tablet LeapPad2, robotic pet Furby, and Power Wheels battery-powered cars are all popular layaway items.
FRANKFURT, Oct 5- Private equity group HgCapital. On its Internet page, HgCapital signalled that Schleich would eventually be put on the block. Peers like Hasbro and Mattel trade at 7-9 times earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, a level that HgCapital is hoping to cash in as well, the sources said.
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If you were checking out the latest hot holiday toy lists and are filled with a slight sense of deja vu, you are probably not alone. Several major toy retailers —Toys ‘R Us, Wal-Mart Stores, Sears Holdings’ Kmart – have weighed in with their picks for this year’s hottest toys. Topping those lists are retro brands like Furby, Lego, Barbie, and new editions of brands that were popular last year.
What will the hot holiday toys be this year? Retailers such as Toys ‘R Us, Wal-Mart, Kmart, and Kohl’s have weighed in with their choices for this year's must-have toys.
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Stocks closed higher in choppy trading Tuesday, wiping out the previous session's declines, thanks to better-than-expected earnings reports and as investors remained hopeful that the central bank may still be open to further easing.
Shares of Mattel and Hasbro are suddenly surging. But do the stocks' struggles over the last three months signal trouble ahead? Sean McGowan, Needham & Company, weighs in. "I think across the board, Mattel has more things going in its favor than Hasbro," he says.
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Brave’s Princess Merida joins Disney’s panoply of princesses, a brand which has generated over four billion dollars in global retail sales.
Disney stock is under pressure today despite the successful debut of their new Pixar adventure "Brave." CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.
Compared to the same period a year ago, financials and utility companies have taken the lead, showing EPS growth of 17 percent and 14 percent, respectively.
Stocks closed mixed Monday, with the Dow edging closer to the psychologically-important 13,000 level and the S&P 500 holding near its key 1,370 level, but gains were limited as the Nasdaq was dragged down by heavyweights such as Apple and Google.
Following are some of the biggest mid-day movers. Find out what’s going up, what’s going down and whether our traders would double down, fade or run in the other direction!
Stock futures jumped 5 points as March retail sales, up 0.8 percent, came in much stronger than expected. Autos (up 0.9 percent) and building materials (up 3 percent!) were standouts. This again suggests that warmer weather was indeed a factor and that may be pulling gains from April and May.