H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2013

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H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HRB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that HRB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.47, the dividend yield is 2.81%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HRB was $28.47, representing a -11.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.09 and a 63.53% increase over the 52 week low of $17.41.

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 $1.54. Zacks Investment Research reports HRB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.81%, compared to an industry average of 7.4%.


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:

  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON )
  • Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF ( SCHD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 5.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HRB at 0.9%.



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: DON , HRB , IT , SCHD , TYC

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