H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2013

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H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ) 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) ( 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 32.34%, compared to an industry average of 9.6%.

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:

  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
  • Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF ( SCHD ).

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%.



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 , RCD , SCHD , TYC

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