QUOTE AND NEWS
Benzinga  Nov 26  Comment 
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc.'s (NYSE: LF) sudden popularity among mutual fund managers is based on a two-pronged thesis, according to a report Wednesday from Reuters. Either LeapFrog shares gain from blockbuster holiday success for its latest...
Reuters  Nov 26  Comment 
LeapFrog Enterprises Inc, the maker of educational electronics for kids whose missed sales estimates have pushed its shares down 30 percent this year, is attracting some big-name...
Benzinga  Nov 4  Comment 
Talisman Energy (NYSE: TLM) shares fell 11.64% to touch a new 52-week low of $5.39 after the company reported Q3 results. Sprint (NYSE: S) shares reached a new 52-week low of $5.045 after the company posted a wider-than expected second-quarter...
TheStreet.com  Nov 4  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. are lower by 12.15% to $4.77 on heavy volume in late morning trading on Tuesday, as the stock continues a slump it started in after-hours trading on Monday, following its fiscal 2015...
Benzinga  Nov 4  Comment 
Analysts at Piper Jaffray downgraded Leapfrog Enterprises (NYSE: LF) from Overweight to Neutral. The price target for Leapfrog Enterprises has been lowered from $8.50 to $5.50. Leapfrog shares have dropped 31.95% over the past 52 weeks, while...
Motley Fool  Nov 3  Comment 
The pioneer of electronic learning toys disappoints in its fiscal second quarter.
TheStreet.com  Nov 3  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of LeapFrog Enterprises  plunged 12.52% to $4.75 in after-hours trading Monday after the educational entertainment company announced second-quarter earnings that came up short of analysts' expectations. The...




 

Headquartered in California, LeapFrog Enterprises (LF) is a leading provider of technology-based learning products and proprietary content.


Business and Financials

The company designs and develops educational products, as well as related interactive software and content, under multiple product platforms, including the LeapFrog, LeapPad, Leapster, and Quantum Leap brands. The company's product lines include (1) learning platforms (affordable hardware devices), (2) educational software-based content (interactive books and cartridges), and (3) stand-alone educational products. The products are sold through national, regional, and specialty retailers in the U.S. and are distributed in over 25 countries worldwide. In addition to home use, LeapFrog also develops instructional materials for classroom use through its SchoolHouse division.


LeapFrog operates in three business segments: (1) U.S. Consumer, (2) International, and (3) Education and Training. In the U.S. Consumer segment, the company markets and sells its products directly to national and regional mass-market and specialty retailers as well as to other retail stores through sales representatives. In the International division, the company sells its products outside the U.S. directly to retailers and through various distribution and strategic arrangements. The Education and Training division is focused on the pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school market in the United States and sells directly to educational institutions, teacher supply stores, and educational product catalogs. In 2006, the U.S. Consumer segment accounted for 70% of the company's net sales. The International segment and SchoolHouse division (the Education and Training segment) accounted for 23% and 7% of net sales, respectively.

LeapFrog's (LF) second-quarter net loss was $20.6 million, or 32 cents per share, compared with a year-earlier loss of $28 million, or 44 cents per share. Sales rose 22% to $68.3 million, boosted by the Tag reading system and gaming systems Leapster2 and Didj





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