H&R Block, Inc. (
) 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) (
) and Gartner, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (
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%.