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June 01, 2012 08:20 ET

Equity Research on Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. - Toys & Games Companies Mixed

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Jun 1, 2012) - www.stockcall.com/ offers investors comprehensive research on the Toys & Games industry and has completed analytical research on Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS). Register with us today at www.stockcall.com/ to have free access to these researches.

The toys & games industry has been up and down lately, as lower domestic results and increased sales abroad have been battling it out in company financials. Although the first quarter is typically slow for toy & game companies, 2012 has struggled to keep up with prior year results. Register now at https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html to have free access to our reports on the Toys & Games industry.

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Hasbro Inc. had a difficult 1st quarter, as it reported a $2.6 million loss as compared to a $17.2 million profit over the same period last year. The decline was in part due to domestic sales, which declined by 16%. International sales were a bright spot, however, climbing by 14%. Hasbro Inc. research report is available for free by signing up now at www.stockcall.com/HAS010612.pdf.

Rival Mattel Inc. also saw earnings decline in year-over-year comparisons, posting 1st quarter net income of $7.8 million as compared to $16.6 million a year ago. Similar to Hasbro, Mattel saw sales abroad increase, while North American sales were down. Although quarterly reports have been disappointing, companies are optimistic that sales will improve as the year moves into historically rosier times. New product release could also help companies increase sales moving forward. Mattel Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at www.stockcall.com/MAT010612.pdf.

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