After Hasbro and SoftBank, the DreamWorks Valuation Conundrum

Talks of a potential acquisition of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) by Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) seem to have fallen through. This appears to be trend for DreamWorks. It ...
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Insider Selling Surges as Markets Hit Record High

With the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average at record highs, and the Nasdaq hitting highs not seen since 2000, the volume of insider selling reached some of ...
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Will DreamWorks Really Be Acquired by Hasbro?

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is reportedly in talks with DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) for a potential buyout. The deal would consist of Hasbro paying a mix of cash ...
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Hasbro Delivers on Earnings

Monday morning, Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) reported earnings for its third quarter of $1.46 per share and $1.47 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters estimates of $1.45 in ...
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Among Walmart’s Top Holiday Toys: A Smartwatch for $60

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced on Wednesday its Top 20 Toys List for the coming holiday season, following hands-on sessions with hundreds of kids from ages 18 months to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anadarko, Cisco, GameStop, Micron and More

Stocks are hitting new highs, but many investors remain cautious and want to avoid the next big sell-off. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research reports each morning from Wall ...
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Mattel Extends Global Reach With Acquisition of Mega Brands

Toy company Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) said Friday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Canada's Mega Brands for about $460 million, including debt. That represents a premium of ...
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Seven Stocks Parents Should Give to Their Kids for Christmas

Christmas is almost here, and hopefully most parents have finished their holiday shopping for the kids. 24/7 Wall St. wanted to take the lesson of investing to youngsters, via their parents' pocketbooks ...
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Piper Jaffray Top Holiday Season Stocks to Buy from Santa

The Piper Jaffray consumer research team was given some help from the technology research team and has laid out an initial holiday road map for investors in a new research ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3D, Hasbro, Dollar Tree, Tyson and More

This will be an interesting week for Wall Street analyst coverage as many traders, investors and analysts are out ahead of Labor Day. Still, we are seeing a surprising number ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: Aetna, Sony, ICE, Cubist and More

Investors and traders seem to be constantly looking for fresh research ideas that will lead to higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls each ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — April 22, 2013: Markets Close Higher After Rocky Start

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning, but struggled to stay in positive territory for most of the morning. There was little economic data released today. In Asia, Hong Kong’s ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — April 19, 2013: After a Mixed Open, Markets Climb Slowly

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning as the DJIA was slammed by a number of weak earnings reports both last night and before markets opened this morning. The was ...
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Weak Toys“R”Us Holiday Sales, Bad for Toy Companies and Video Games

Toys“R”Us may no longer be a public company, but that does not mean that it is not an important barometer for toy companies. The company was acquired in a deal ...
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How $4 Billion for Star Wars Will Generate Over $30 Billion for Disney

The Force is Back! The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has undoubtedly scored a major victory with its $4.05 billion acquisition of Lucasfilm. Star Wars fans will get to rejoice ...
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