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|October 30, 2013 09:17 AM EDT||
NEW YORK, October 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK), Carlisle Companies Inc. (NYSE: CSL), and Pool Corp. (NASDAQ: POOL). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Hasbro Inc. Research Report
On October 21, 2013, Hasbro Inc. (Hasbro) reported its financial results for Q3 FY 2013 (period ended September 29, 2013). The Company's net revenue increased 1.9% YoY to c.$1.4 billion during the quarter. Net earnings attributable to Hasbro were $193.0 million or $1.46 per diluted share, in Q3 FY 2013, compared to net earnings of $164.9 million or $1.24 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2012. Commenting on the results, President and CEO of Hasbro, Brian Goldner said, "Our brand initiatives for holiday 2013 are resonating with consumers and retailers globally as we enter the all-important fourth quarter. In addition to our innovative holiday launches, our expanded presence in faster growing geographies is delivering growth, including emerging markets growth of 22% in the third quarter. We've also streamlined our organization and focused on the opportunities within our franchise and partner brand portfolio which offer the greatest long-term potential across our global brand blueprint. These strategic steps are increasingly important as we continue to operate in a challenging consumer environment in developed economies." 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]
Mattel Inc. Research Report
On October 16, 2013, Mattel Inc. (Mattel) reported its financial results for Q3 2013. The Company's revenue increased 6.2% YoY to $2.2 billion during the quarter. Net income was $422.8 million or $1.21 per diluted share, in Q3 2013, compared to net income of $365.9 million or $1.04 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Mattel's Chairman and CEO Bryan G. Stockton commented, "We are pleased with our third quarter performance as Mattel delivered growth in every region of the world, expanded our operating margins, further strengthened our balance sheet and returned more capital to our shareholders. As we enter the all-important holiday season, we have a strong lineup of innovative products, promotions and content, and we will continue to focus on execution to deliver growth and long-term shareholder value." The Full Research Report on Mattel 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/af28_MAT]
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. Research Report
On October 23, 2013, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (JAKKS) reported its financial results for Q3 2013. The Company's net sales decreased 1.1% YoY to $310.9 million during the quarter. Net income was $36.6 million or $1.11 per diluted share in Q3 2013, compared to net income of $30.4 million or $1.10 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Commenting on the results, President and CEO of JAKKS, Stephen Berman commented, "We are pleased with our financial results for the third quarter during which we completed our $100 million convertible senior note financing. During the quarter, we sold a broad array of products including Disney Princess dolls, dress up and role play, Sofia the First dress up and role play items, Disguise Halloween costumes, 31" Giant Action Figures, foot-to-foot ride-ons and kids furniture." The Full Research Report on JAKKS Pacific, 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/b2bc_JAKK]
Carlisle Companies Inc. Research Report
On October 22, 2013, Carlisle Companies Inc. (Carlisle) reported its financial results for Q3 2013. The Company's net sales increased 6.4% YoY to $968.8 million during the quarter. Net income was $76.6 million or $1.18 per diluted share in Q3 2013, compared to net income of $69.5 million or $1.08 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Commenting on the results, Chairman, President and CEO of Carlisle, David A. Roberts stated, "We achieved solid sales growth in the third quarter in our commercial roofing and aerospace businesses. Partially offsetting this growth was declining sales at Carlisle Brake & Friction due to the continued weakness in the global heavy equipment market and lower sales at Carlisle Foodservice Products. Overall, organic sales were up 3.7% this quarter and EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) increased by 12%." The Full Research Report on Carlisle Companies 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/b7d0_CSL]
Pool Corp. Research Report
On October 17, 2013, Pool Corp. (Pool) reported its financial results for Q3 2013 with net sales of $578.2 million, up 9.5% YoY. Net income was $32.3 million or $0.68 per diluted share in Q3 2013, compared to net income of $21.4 million or $0.45 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the results, President and CEO of Pool, Manuel Perez de la Mesa said, "As the 2013 season came to a close, we realized solid sales and gross profit growth, leading to record third quarter results. We are encouraged by the strong demand for discretionary products in both our seasonal and year-round markets, as weather returned to more normal conditions in the third quarter. Although we saw some improving margin trends in the quarter compared to earlier quarters, customer, product and geographic mix changes continued to adversely impact gross margins." 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]
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