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Mergers & Acquisitions, Earnings Schedules, and High Demand of Products Meant for Kids - Research Report on SHFL, Hasbro, Brunswick Corporation, POOL, and LeapFrog Enterprises

NEW YORK, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Shuffle Master Inc. (NASDAQ: SHFL), Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), Pool Corp. (NASDAQ: POOL), and LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: LF). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Shuffle Master Inc. Research Report

On July 16, 2013, Shuffle Master Inc. (SHFL) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger with Bally Technologies, Inc.(Bally), pursuant to which Bally has agreed to acquire SHFL at a per share price of $23.25 in cash, for a total consideration of approximately $1.3 billion. SHFL reported that this consideration represented a premium of 37% over the average closing price of SHFL common stock for the 90 days ended July 15, 2013 and a premium of 24% over the closing price of SHFL common stock on July 15, 2013. The transaction was unanimously approved by SHFL and Bally's Board of Directors. The Full Research Report on Shuffle Master Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/80cd_SHFL]

Hasbro Inc. Research Report

On July 8, 2013, Hasbro Inc. (Hasbro) announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Backflip Studios (Backflip), the developer of popular mobile games such as Dragonvale, NinJump, and Paper Toss. Hasbro reported that it has paid $112 million in an all cash transaction for a 70% share in Backflip. As part of the transaction, Backflip's management team will continue to run the Company, which will remain in Boulder, Colorado. Hasbro anticipates the transaction to be neutral to slightly accretive to its 2013 financial results. President and Chief Executive Officer of Hasbro, Brian Goldner, said, "The acquisition of Backflip fits perfectly into our strategy of extending our brands into all forms and formats. As mobile play continues its rapid growth, Backflip's leadership position, great games and established network of users, makes Hasbro a more meaningful participant in digital gaming. Together with Julian, Dale and the talented team at Backflip, we will continue to take a leadership role in bringing great game play to the mobile environment." The Full Research Report on Hasbro Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/f8a8_HAS]

Brunswick Corporation Research Report

On July 3, 2013, Brunswick Corporation (Brunswick) announced that it will release its Q2 2013 financial results before the market open through an advisory release on July 25, 2013. The complete and full-text financial results will be available on the Company and the SEC website. In lieu of the release, Brunswick will hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. CDT on the same day, which will be hosted by the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dustan E. McCoy, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, William L. Metzger and Vice President for Corporate and Investor Relations, Bruce J. Byots. The Full Research Report on Brunswick Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/7fb7_BC]

Pool Corp. Research Report

On July 11, 2013, Pool Corp. (POOL) announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's Q2 2013 results on July 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. The earnings results for Q2 2013 will also be released on the same day before the market opens. Pool also informed that the earnings press release will be available immediately after publishing on the Company's website. The Full Research Report on Pool Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/2357_POOL]

LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. Research Report

On July 16, 2013, LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. (LeapFrog) announced that its LeapPad Ultra has been named as one of the Top 10 holiday items for 2013 by two major UK retailers. According to Hamleys and The Entertainer, the top toy retailers in the U.K, the LeapPad Ultra will be a must-have item for children this holiday season. Unveiled during the end of June 2013, the Company claims that the new LeapPad Ultra is kid-tough and works with LeapFrog's unique library of more than 800 life-changing content experiences designed or approved by LeapFrog's highly experienced team of learning experts. John Barbour, Chief Executive Officer at LeapFrog, said, "Children will want LeapPad Ultra for its sleek, cool styling and incredibly fun and engaging play experiences, but more importantly, parents understand our LeapPad Ultra is built kid tough and includes the quality content experiences only available with our LeapFrog learning library of world-class games, apps, eBooks, videos, music and more making it the best learning tablet for their child." The Full Research Report on LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/4641_LF]

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