H&R Block Company Profile (NYSE:HRB)

About H&R Block

H&R Block logoH&R Block, Inc. (H&R Block), through its subsidiaries, provides tax preparation and other services. The Company provides assisted income tax return preparation, digital do-it-yourself (DIY) tax solutions and other services and products related to income tax return preparation to the general public primarily in the United States, Canada, Australia and their respective territories. Assisted income tax return preparation and related services are provided by tax professionals through a system of retail offices operated directly by the Company or its franchisees. It offers tax support, planning, and business accounting and advisory services to its clients. The Company offers a range of online tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns, review of tax returns by a tax professional, access to tax tips, advice and tax-related news, use of calculators for tax planning, error checking and electronic filing.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Personal Services
  • Sub-Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HRB
  • CUSIP: 09367110
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $24.26
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $23.99
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $24.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.77
  • P/E Growth: 1.37
  • Market Cap: $5.35B
  • Outstanding Shares: 220,517,000
  • Beta: 0.74
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $30.80 (26.96% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for H&R Block (NYSE:HRB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/25/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform$28.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingBuy$29.00View Rating Details
6/17/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
6/12/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/12/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/10/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$24.00View Rating Details
6/10/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$26.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutral$33.00View Rating Details
3/4/2016WedbushDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$46.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
9/4/2015Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$37.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
11/13/2014Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for H&R Block (NYSE:HRB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/30/2016ListenView Earnings Details
6/9/2016Q4$3.15$3.16$2.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2016Q316($0.24)($0.34)$501.78 million$475.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/7/2015Q216($0.48)($0.51)$132.13 million$128.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/1/2015Q1($0.40)($0.35)$138.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/8/2015Q415$2.70$2.73$2.31 billion$2.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2015Q315($0.18)($0.13)$528.10 million$509.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2014Q215($0.42)($0.45)$135.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/3/2014Q115($0.40)($0.40)$130.18 million$134.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/11/2014Q414$3.23$1.67$2.49 billion$3.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2014Q314($0.11)($0.77)$519.31 million$199.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/10/2013Q2($0.37)($0.42)$137.85 million$134.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/3/2013Q1 2014($0.37)($0.42)$98.40 million$127.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/12/2013Q4 2013$2.61$2.54$2.27 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/7/2013Q3 2013($0.03)($0.22)$563.60 million$472.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/6/2012-0.37($0.37)$137.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/5/2012Q113($0.39)($0.38)$101.15 million$96.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/26/2012$2.02$1.99ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2012$0.04($0.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/1/2011($0.35)($0.38)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/1/2011($0.40)($0.37)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/23/2011$2.12$2.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2011$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for H&R Block (NYSE:HRB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.77 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.90 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164($0.29)($0.21)($0.25)
Q2 20165$2.92$3.25$3.12
Q3 20161($0.54)($0.54)($0.54)
Q4 20164$2.79$3.17$3.04
Q1 20174($0.60)($0.48)($0.55)
Q2 20174($0.69)$3.64$0.40
Q3 20174($0.49)($0.37)($0.42)
Q4 20174$3.24$3.59$3.42
Q1 20181($0.64)($0.64)($0.64)
Q2 20181($0.79)($0.79)($0.79)
Q3 20181($0.48)($0.48)($0.48)
Q4 20181$3.78$3.78$3.78
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for H&R Block (NYSE:HRB)
Annual Dividend:$0.88
Dividend Yield:3.63%
Payout Ratio:47.06% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
49.72% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
46.32% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for H&R Block (NYSE:HRB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for H&R Block (NYSE:HRB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/30/2016Jeffrey BrownInsiderSell16,067$22.86$367,291.62View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Jeffrey BrownInsiderSell105,896$21.83$2,311,709.68View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Robert A GerardDirectorBuy2,000$23.33$46,660.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Paul J BrownDirectorBuy2,500$23.97$59,925.00View SEC Filing  
12/29/2015Gregory J. MacfarlaneCFOSell265,778$33.51$8,906,220.78View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Jeffrey BrowninsiderSell50,000$33.30$1,665,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015David B LewisDirectorSell8,000$29.50$236,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015Tom D SeipDirectorSell7,463$31.30$233,591.90View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Jeffrey BrownInsiderSell7,680$32.00$245,760.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014Jeffrey BrownInsiderSell5,000$32.52$162,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Tom D SeipDirectorSell6,054$28.62$173,265.48View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) Chart for Sunday, August, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 8/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff