H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2012

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H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HRB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that HRB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.96, the dividend yield is 4.45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HRB was $17.96, representing a -2.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.38 and a 25.16% increase over the 52 week low of $14.35.

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 $1.12. Zacks Investment Research reports HRB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 28.17%, compared to an industry average of 19.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HRB Dividend History page.

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

  • Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF ( SCHD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHD with an increase of 3.12% over the last 100 days.



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 , IT , SCHD , TYC

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