H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) announced its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported ($0.71) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.72) by $0.01, Briefing.com reports. H&R Block had a negative return on equity of 101.42% and a net margin of 13.19%. The business had revenue of $140.85 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $131.24 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.67) earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis.
H&R Block (HRB) opened at $28.99 on Thursday. H&R Block has a twelve month low of $19.85 and a twelve month high of $31.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -6.97, a current ratio of 1.48 and a quick ratio of 1.48. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,496.19, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.28, a P/E/G ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.56.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Monday, December 4th will be issued a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 1st. H&R Block’s dividend payout ratio is currently 49.48%.
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H&R Block Company Profile
H&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.
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