H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 05, 2014

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H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HRB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that HRB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.5, the dividend yield is 2.39%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HRB was $33.5, representing a -1.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.92 and a 28.95% increase over the 52 week low of $25.98.

HRB is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tyco International, Ltd. (Switzerland) ( TYC ) and Gartner, Inc. ( IT ). HRB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports HRB's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 16.77%, compared to an industry average of .4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HRB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to HRB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HRB as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio ( PSL )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHB with an increase of 13.2% over the last 100 days. PSL has the highest percent weighting of HRB at 2.6%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: HRB , TYC , IT , PSL , SPHB

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