Dividend Growth of H&R Block, Inc.(HRB)

H&R Block(HRB) is having a Dividend Yield of 4.23% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.8. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.22. H&R Block has a 5 year average dividend yield of 3.24% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.88. H&R Block(HRB) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 11, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.22. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.88. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 4.23%. H&R Block(HRB) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.55 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.54. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.01. The 5 year historical dividend growth of H&R Block(HRB) is at the rate of 1.04% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.27. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 1.15% or 0.24 points. After the session commenced at $20.78, the stock reached the higher end at $20.9 while it hit a low of $20.45. With the volume soaring to 4,097,995 shares, the last trade was called at $20.56. The company has a 52-week high of $35.14. The company has a market cap of $4,258 million and there are 207,116,810 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $19.18. H&R Block, Inc. has lost 2.61% in the last five trading days and dropped 13.1% in the last 4 weeks. H&R Block, Inc. has dropped 13.11% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -10.57%.

Currently the company Insiders own 1.3% of H&R Block, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 96.63% of H&R Block, Inc. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of 3.94%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Sep 6, 2016, Gregory J Macfarlane (SVP, U.S. Retail Prods & Ops) purchased 4,618 shares at 21.65 per share price.On Jul 1, 2016, Jeffrey Brown (Chief Accounting and Risk Offi) sold 16,067 shares at 22.86 per share price.On Jun 16, 2016, Robert A Gerard (director) purchased 2,000 shares at 23.33 per share price.

H & R Block Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Dec 7, 2016. The company reported $-0.67 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.68. The company had revenue of $131.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $126.76 million. The companys revenue was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.51 EPS.

H&R Block Inc. is a diversified company involved in tax return preparation, electronic filing of income tax returns and other tax-related services. The Companys subsidiaries also offer investment services through broker-dealers, originate, purchase, service, sell and securitize mortgages, offer personal productivity software, purchase participation interests in refund anticipation loans made by a third-party lender, and offer accounting, tax and consulting services to business clients.

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