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

Posted
12/4/2012 9:00:00 AM
By: NASDAQ.com News
Referenced Stocks:HRB;IT;SCHD;TYC

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.

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