H & R Block (NYSE:HRB) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, December 6th. The company reported ($0.71) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.72) by $0.01, Briefing.com reports. The company had revenue of $140.85 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $131.24 million. H & R Block had a negative return on equity of 110.06% and a net margin of 12.90%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.67) earnings per share.
H & R Block (NYSE:HRB) traded down $0.35 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $26.22. The stock had a trading volume of 1,805,151 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,268,497. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.62, a current ratio of 1.13 and a quick ratio of 1.13. H & R Block has a 1 year low of $19.85 and a 1 year high of $31.80. The company has a market capitalization of $5,554.96, a P/E ratio of 13.95, a P/E/G ratio of 1.24 and a beta of 0.56.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 4th will be paid a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.66%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 1st. H & R Block’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 51.06%.
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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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