Liberty Tax Company Profile (NASDAQ:TAX)

About Liberty Tax

Liberty Tax logoLiberty Tax, Inc. is the holding company for JTH Tax, Inc. The Company is a provider of tax preparation services. The Company provides retail federal and state income tax preparation services and related tax settlement products in the United States and Canada. The Company's tax preparation services and related tax settlement products are offered primarily through franchised locations. All of the Company's offices are operated under the Liberty Tax Service and SiempreTax+ brands. The Company also provides an online digital Do-It-Yourself (DIY) tax program in the United States. The Company offers two types of tax settlement financial products: refund transfer products, which include providing a means by which a customer receives his or her refund, and refund-based loans. The Company's LibTax software allows tax customers to have their federal and state income tax returns filed electronically.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Personal Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: TAX
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $12.70
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.76
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.26
  • 52-Week Range: $9.95 - $24.22
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.38
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 6.94
  • P/E Growth: 0.67
  • Market Cap: $173.68M
  • Outstanding Shares: 13,894,000
  • Beta: 0.7
  • Net Margins: 9.16%
  • Return on Equity: 18.09%
  • Return on Assets: 7.57%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.46%
  • Current Ratio: 3.41%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.41%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $25.00 (100.00% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
3/7/2016Barrington ResearchLower Price TargetOutperform$34.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/2/2016Q117($0.68)($0.66)$7.25 million$7.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/14/2016Q416$2.24$2.32$173.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2016Q316$0.35$0.34$52.35 million$53.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/9/2015Q216($0.85)($0.71)$7.28 million$7.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/28/2015Q116($0.68)($0.65)$8.23 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/18/2015Q4$2.18$2.31$98.92 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/5/2015Q3$0.40$0.29$47.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/8/2014Q2($0.73)($0.74)ViewListenView Earnings Details
8/28/2014Q1($0.54)($0.63)$9.05 million$7.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/18/2014Q4 14$2.20$2.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/13/2014Q3$0.08$0.28$41.75 million$40.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/9/2013Q2 14($0.57)($0.66)ViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2013Q114($0.53)($0.46)$7.30 million$8.07 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.55 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.8 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX)
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:5.12%
Payout Ratio:52.89% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
41.29% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
35.56% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 46.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 40.52%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/10/2016Gordon DangeloDirectorSell1,587$12.72$20,186.64View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016Michael PiperInsiderSell4,745$13.12$62,254.40View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016John T HewittCEOSell20,000$12.77$255,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Michael PiperInsiderSell8,255$12.91$106,572.05View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016Robert M HowardDirectorBuy10,000$12.66$126,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016John T HewittCEOSell20,000$12.73$254,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016Ellen M McdowellDirectorSell2,000$14.01$28,020.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2016Robert M HowardDirectorBuy20,200$13.07$264,014.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016Ellen M McdowellDirectorSell2,000$13.48$26,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Robert M HowardDirectorBuy3,800$12.30$46,740.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016Robert M HowardDirectorBuy1,000$12.25$12,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2016Robert M. HowardDirectorBuy2,000$19.94$39,880.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016Robert M. HowardDirectorBuy1,000$20.98$20,980.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Robert M HowardDirectorBuy1,000$21.97$21,970.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016Robert M HowardDirectorBuy7,953$23.22$184,668.66View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015Robert M. HowardDirectorBuy12,047$23.55$283,706.85View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015Robert M. HowardDirectorBuy2,000$22.62$45,240.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2015Steven IbbotsonDirectorSell144,395$24.54$3,543,453.30View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Michael PiperInsiderSell17,838$29.20$520,869.60View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Ross N LongfieldDirectorSell10,000$29.07$290,700.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2015John R GarelDirectorSell20,000$29.03$580,600.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2015Michael PiperInsiderSell6,000$29.29$175,740.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2015Ellen M McdowellDirectorSell7,500$30.25$226,875.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015Business Services Ltd DatataxMajor ShareholderSell2,104$35.00$73,640.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015Ellen M McdowellDirectorSell2,000$35.00$70,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014Gordon DangeloDirectorSell4,016$35.90$144,174.40View SEC Filing  
10/14/2014George T RobsonDirectorSell20,000$34.01$680,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2014Ellen M McdowellDirectorSell1,000$34.00$34,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2014Gordon DangeloDirectorSell5,345$33.56$179,378.20View SEC Filing  
10/7/2014Ellen M McdowellDirectorSell1,000$34.00$34,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2014Business Services Ltd DatataxMajor ShareholderSell118,135$33.11$3,911,449.85View SEC Filing  
7/23/2014Christopher Joseph CarrollVPSell45,000$34.07$1,533,150.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2014Christopher Joseph CarrollVPSell6,900$34.02$234,738.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2014Christopher Joseph CarrollVPSell7,000$34.76$243,320.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Gordon DangeloDirectorSell2,000$33.87$67,740.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Mark F BaumgartnerCIOSell30,499$33.75$1,029,341.25View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014Business Services Ltd DatataxMajor ShareholderSell116,437$31.00$3,609,547.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014Gordon DangeloDirectorSell5,491$30.64$168,244.24View SEC Filing  
4/15/2014Ellen M McdowellDirectorSell1,250$27.41$34,262.50View SEC Filing  
4/14/2014George T RobsonDirectorSell10,000$26.56$265,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Mark F BaumgartnerCFOSell14,583$26.99$393,595.17View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Thomas S DanielsCAOSell15,166$26.98$409,178.68View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Business Services Ltd DatataxMajor ShareholderSell61,566$27.00$1,662,282.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014James J WheatonVPSell7,965$27.00$215,055.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Steven IbbotsonDirectorSell121,566$27.00$3,282,282.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014George T RobsonDirectorSell10,000$23.13$231,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Gordon DangeloDirectorSell4,000$23.50$94,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Steven IbbotsonDirectorSell120,373$23.17$2,789,042.41View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013John R GarelDirectorSell18,508$16.21$300,014.68View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Ross N LongfieldDirectorSell9,097$16.49$150,009.53View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013George T RobsonDirectorSell8,696$17.25$150,006.00View SEC Filing  
4/12/2013Steven IbbotsonDirectorSell8,752$17.14$150,009.28View SEC Filing  
3/26/2013Gordon DangeloDirectorSell4,400$15.49$68,156.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2013Gary Patrick GoldingDirectorSell100,000$15.55$1,555,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/27/2012Thomas S DanielsCAOBuy1,850$12.14$22,459.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2012Mark F BaumgartnerCFOBuy4,500$9.83$44,235.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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