Source: Paramount Pictures

Hasbro Shares Decline After Toys Aimed at Boys Suffer Slowdown

  • Lack of ‘Transformers’ movie takes toll on company’s sales
  • Boys toys had surged 24 percent in the previous quarter

Where’s Optimus Prime when you need him? Hasbro Inc. suffered its worst stock decline in nine months after reporting a slowdown in growth of boy-oriented toys, hurt in part by the lack of a new “Transformers” film.

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