H&R Block, Inc. Posted losses of -1.19% in the Last Trade

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H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) belongs to the “Services” sector with an industry focus on “Personal Services”, with Mr. Thomas A. Gerke as Interim CEO, Interim Pres, Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel.

The company has been one of the biggest innovators in “Personal Services” employing approximately 2300 full time employees.

Key Statistics:

  • The stock subtracted in the prior trading session by -1.19%, closing at the stock price of $25.69.
  • Currently, the market capitalization of H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) is 5.37 Billion.
  • HRB has a 1-year high price of $ 31.80 and 1-year low price of $19.85.
  • The number of shares currently held by investors is 209.06 Million.
  • The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 2.85 Million.

Financials:

The company reported an impressive total revenue of 3.04 Billion in the last fiscal year.

If you look at the company’s income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, HRB earned gross profit of 1.52 Billion, in 2015 1.43 Billion gross profit, while in 2016 H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) produced 1.44 Billion profit.

Currently the shares of H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) has a trading volume of 2.85 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 4520 shares – with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $19.85, and the company’s shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 31.80.

Looking at the current price of the stock and the 52 week high and low, it suggests that the stock is likely to go Up in the future.

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for H&R Block, Inc. the EPS stands at -0.62 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be -0.62, suggesting the stock fell short of the analysts’ expectations.

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio.

Currently the P/E of H&R Block, Inc. stands at 12.87. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest that the shares are undervalued.

The TTM operating margin is 23.6%. The return on invested capital at 35.4%, which is good, compared to its peers.

The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 19.67%, which means that the business has healthy reserve funds for contingencies that may arise.

Stock is currently moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 0.95%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 11.74% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

The stock grew about 6.42% in the past 5 years, this positive value indicates that the stock constantly performed well in previous years as well.

Future Expectations:

The target price for H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) is $27.83/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $-0.72/share for the current quarter.

The company’s expected revenue in the current quarter to be 131.67 Million, seeing a projected current quarter growth of -7.5%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 10%.