H&R Block, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased HRB stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th
quarter that HRB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of HRB was $27.34,
representing a -0.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.50 and
a 90.52% 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) (
) and Gartner, Inc. (
). 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 32.34%, compared to an
industry average of 9.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary
- Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RCD with an increase of
12.21% over the last 100 days. DON has the highest percent
weighting of HRB at 0.96%.