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

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 Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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