SOURCE: StockCall


August 03, 2012 08:15 ET

Research on Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. - Toys and Games Seeing Demand Dwindle

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Aug 3, 2012) - offers free research on Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) from the Toys & Games industry. Access these reports by clicking on the links below or by copy and pasting those to your address bar.

Toys and games companies such as Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. continue to face challenges in certain areas though many have also seen growth in other regions during the second quarter. is an online platform where investors doing their due diligence on the Toys & Games industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. To see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future, please visit the link below.

Mattel recently beat expectations as it reported net income of $96.2 million compared with $80.5 million a year ago. While the company faced unfavorable currency exchange rates and somewhat weak demand, it was successful in boosting margins through price increases and improved cost control. Investors and shareholders of Mattel Inc. can simply register for our complimentary reports by clicking on the link below.

Elsewhere in the industry, Hasbro Inc. reported a 25 percent fall in second quarter profit driven by a decline in sales. Almost all major segments suffered, though the boys business was worst hit as Marvel film toys did not live up to last year's strong "Transformers" and "Beyblade" performances. Sales from the international segment declined by just 3.7 percent as a strong Latin American performance offset declines in Europe and Asia/Pacific. Revenue from the U.S. and Canada dropped by 19 percent. Register now to have free access to our report on Hasbro Inc., and to do so please click the link below.

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