Hasbro has posted their official financial results for the full-year and fourth quarter 2019 earlier today. Take the supplied source link for all the details including comments from chairman and chief executive officer Brian Goldner as well as more financial information on Hasbro’s recent acquisition of Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne).
PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 11, 2020– Hasbro, Inc. today reported financial results for the full-year and fourth quarter 2019.
“The global Hasbro team delivered a good year and achieved key objectives we set for 2019. We profitably grew revenues across regions absent foreign exchange supported by the successful execution of our channel strategy; we delivered growth in MAGIC: THE GATHERING driven by the successful launch of Arena and we executed at a high level during the holiday season,” said Brian Goldner, Hasbro’s chairman and chief executive officer. “Our acquisition of Entertainment One accelerates our Brand Blueprint strategy and significantly expands our expertise and capabilities as a global play and entertainment company. Our teams are actively engaged to unlock value across our organization – in gaming, in toys, in consumer products and in entertainment.”
“Our teams worked extremely hard and executed at a high level this holiday, driving fourth quarter and full-year revenue and profit growth while also diversifying our supply chain and preparing to close a major acquisition,” said Deborah Thomas, Hasbro’s chief financial officer. “We are strongly positioned to continue investing in long-term drivers of the business, including brand innovation, gaming and entertainment, as we also focus on returning to our stated gross Debt to EBITDA target of 2.0 to 2.5X over the next 3 to 4 years.”