H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 13, 2013

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H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HRB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that HRB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.4, the dividend yield is 2.72%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HRB was $29.4, representing a -2.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.23 and a 96% increase over the 52 week low of $15.

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 $1.14. Zacks Investment Research reports HRB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 28.57%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.


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:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON )
  • SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF ( EMM )
  • Rydex ETF Trust ( RSP )
  • Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF ( SCHD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RCD with an increase of 16.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HRB at 1.47%.



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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