NYSE:HRB - H & R Block Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$26.31 -0.40 (-1.50 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$26.71
Today's Range$26.04 - $26.75
52-Week Range$22.45 - $29.81
Volume3.88 million shs
Average Volume3.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.41 billion
P/E Ratio8.83
Dividend Yield3.74%
Beta0.1
H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, 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, and Australia. The company offers assisted income tax return preparation and related services through a system of retail offices operated directly by the company or by franchisees. It also develops and markets DIY income tax preparation software online, as well as through third-party retail stores and direct mail; and provides DIY tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns, access to tax tips, advice and tax-related news, use of calculators for tax planning, and error checking and electronic filing. In addition, the company develops and offers applications for mobile devices, which offer tax return preparation solutions and related services and products. Further, it provides refund transfers, H&R Block Emerald Advance lines of credit, H&R Block Emerald Prepaid MasterCard, Peace of Mind Extended Service Plan, Tax Identity Shield, and refund advance loans; POM, an Instant Cash Back refund option; and H&R Block Pay with Refund option. H&R Block, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustrySpecialized Consumer Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIP09367110
Phone816-854-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.16 billion
Cash Flow$3.7747 per share
Book Value$1.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$613.14 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,700
Market Cap$5.41 billion
Next Earnings Date6/11/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

H & R Block (NYSE:HRB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is H & R Block's stock symbol?

H & R Block trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HRB."

How often does H & R Block pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for H & R Block?

H & R Block declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 7th. Investors of record on Monday, March 18th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.80%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 15th. View H & R Block's Dividend History.

How were H & R Block's earnings last quarter?

H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March, 7th. The company reported ($0.58) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.55) by $0.03. The business had revenue of $468 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $465.48 million. H & R Block had a net margin of 21.79% and a return on equity of 829.18%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($1.16) earnings per share. View H & R Block's Earnings History.

When is H & R Block's next earnings date?

H & R Block is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for H & R Block.

What price target have analysts set for HRB?

5 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for H & R Block's shares. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate H & R Block's stock price to reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for H & R Block.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for H & R Block?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for H & R Block in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for H & R Block.

Has H & R Block been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HRB stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. H & R Block earned a daily sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting H & R Block?

H & R Block saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 34,770,349 shares, a decline of 10.1% from the March 15th total of 38,662,433 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,508,091 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 13.9 days. Approximately 17.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View H & R Block's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of H & R Block's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of H & R Block own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other H & R Block investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Ford Motor (F), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Lam Research (LRCX), Netflix (NFLX), Centurylink (CTL), Applied Materials (AMAT), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are H & R Block's key executives?

H & R Block's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey J. Jones II, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Tony G. Bowen, Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)
  • Ms. Kellie J. Logerwell, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Gerke, Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 63)
  • Mr. Henry W. Bloch, Co-Founder & Honorary Chairman (Age 97)

Who are H & R Block's major shareholders?

H & R Block's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.99%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.16%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.07%), Strs Ohio (0.06%), Signature Wealth Management Group (0.06%) and Brinker Capital Inc. (0.04%). Company insiders that own H & R Block stock include David B Lewis, James F Wright, Kathryn M Collins, Kellie J Logerwell, Robert A Gerard, Thomas A Gerke, Tom D Seip and William C Cobb. View Institutional Ownership Trends for H & R Block.

Which institutional investors are selling H & R Block stock?

HRB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Meeder Asset Management Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, First Manhattan Co., Eqis Capital Management Inc., Rockland Trust Co., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and New Mexico Educational Retirement Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for H & R Block.

Which institutional investors are buying H & R Block stock?

HRB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Strs Ohio, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Sciencast Management LP, Denali Advisors LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, OmniStar Financial Group Inc. and Contravisory Investment Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for H & R Block.

How do I buy shares of H & R Block?

Shares of HRB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is H & R Block's stock price today?

One share of HRB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.31.

How big of a company is H & R Block?

H & R Block has a market capitalization of $5.41 billion and generates $3.16 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $613.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.98 on an earnings per share basis. H & R Block employs 2,700 workers across the globe.

What is H & R Block's official website?

The official website for H & R Block is http://www.hrblock.com.

How can I contact H & R Block?

H & R Block's mailing address is ONE H&R BLOCK WAY, KANSAS CITY MO, 64105. The company can be reached via phone at 816-854-3000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for H & R Block (NYSE HRB)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  419 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  448 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  867
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This page was last updated on 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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