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Assessment of Hasbro Inc.

Lizette Fuentes

Kaplan University

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title…….………………………………………..……………………………………………..1

Abstract………………………………………………………………………………………...3

Company Overview…………………………………………………………………………….4

Affects of internal and external financial statements…………………………………………..5

SWOT Analysis………………………………………………………………….……………..5

Financial Analysis and Evaluation……………………………………………………………..7

Results of Evaluation……………………………………………...............................................8

Results of Ratio Analysis………………………………………………………………………10

Final decisions & Conclusion.…………………………………………………………………12

References……………………………………………………………………………………..14

Abstract
Hasbro Inc. is currently the second largest toy maker in the United States, ranked only behind Mattel. The company designs and manufactures a diverse line of toy products and related items throughout the world, including traditional board games, electronic and interactive CD_ROM games, puzzles, action toys, plush products and infant products. Hasbro also licenses a number of trade names and property rights for use in connection with the sale by others of noncompeting toys and non-toy products. (Novel guide, 2010) The purpose of this paper is to interpret internal and external financial reports and statements. While using the financial reports and statements for decision-making, I will assess the financial activities and their effects on organizational performance. This information will assist in making the decision of whether or not I would become a shareholder and buy the company’s stock. Lastly, the information would assist me with the decision if I would work with the company if they had a position that fit my job description.

Company Overview
Hasbro Inc is one of the leading toys making company in the world. Hasbro Inc is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing of games and toys. It offers various different types of games including hand-held electronic, role-playing, DVD games as well as traditional board, learning aids and puzzles. (Gracking, 2007) The company markets its products and services to various customers including wholesalers, retailers, chain stores, discounts stores, mail orders houses, and catalogue stores and so on. The company also license some of its trademark, characters and other property rights to third parties for use in connections with consumer for promotions and sale of its non-competing toys and games. The company operates in the, South America, Asia Pacific, North America and European regions. Hasbro’s headquarter is located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and employs about 5,900 people. Hasbro has a long-standing loyalty in conducting business in a mood, which abides by highest ethical and legal standards. Ethical behavior and Compliance are core values of the Company, and are built by regular communications from the other senior officials and Chief Executive Officer. Hasbro is Guide to Corporate Conduct, which implements to all employees globally as well as to Board of Directors, furnishes specific guidance to the Company’s outlook. The Guide is strengthened by a fully built training program, and a well-demonstrated processes by which employees in all locations and positions can report suspected ethical and legal issues, and do so anonymously if they so prefer. Violations in any of the provisions in the Guide will allow and subject employees to potentially upon discipline and including termination of employment.

In the areas of environment safety and health at both the industry and corporate levels, Hasbro has a strong commitment to sustainability. Hasbro has rich plan for many years and continues to incorporate sustainability objectives into Company’s activities and operations, including a well-established Health and safety management system. The company will seek options to reduce waste, increase efficiency of water, and promote recycling and so on. Affects...
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