Hasbro, Inc. ( HAS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 30, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased HAS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that HAS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of HAS was $81.51, representing a -7.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.53 and a 18.82% increase over the 52 week low of $68.60.
HAS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mattel, Inc. ( MAT ) and The Michaels Companies, Inc. ( MIK ). HAS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.21. Zacks Investment Research reports HAS's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 17.76%, compared to an industry average of 29.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HAS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HAS as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLY with an increase of 5.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HAS at 0.38%.
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