H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides assisted income tax return preparation and do-it-yourself (DIY) tax return preparation services and products to the general public primarily in the United States, Canada, and Australia.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$25.54|
|52 Week High||US$14.83|
|52 Week Low||US$26.51|
|1 Month Change||-0.12%|
|3 Month Change||6.33%|
|1 Year Change||67.04%|
|3 Year Change||-0.82%|
|5 Year Change||10.32%|
|Change since IPO||454.09%|
Recent News & Updates
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|HRB||US Consumer Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: HRB exceeded the US Consumer Services industry which returned -53% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HRB exceeded the US Market which returned 37.5% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: HRB is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HRB's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides assisted income tax return preparation and do-it-yourself (DIY) tax return preparation services and products to the general public primarily in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company offers assisted income tax return preparation and related services through a system of retail offices operated directly by the company or its franchisees. It also provides DIY tax services and products, including federal and state income tax returns, access to tax tips, advice and tax-related news, use of calculators for tax planning, and error checking and electronic filing; and software online, as well as through third-party retail stores.
H&R Block Fundamentals Summary
|HRB fundamental statistics|
Is HRB overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|HRB income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.40b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.06|
|Net Profit Margin||19.46%|
How did HRB perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is H&R Block undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HRB ($25.54) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($99.75)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HRB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HRB is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.4x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (14.5x).
PE vs Market: HRB is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.4x) compared to the US market (17.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HRB's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HRB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (11.7x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (1.9x).
How is H&R Block forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HRB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: HRB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HRB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HRB's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HRB's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HRB's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (99.2%).
How has H&R Block performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HRB has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HRB's current net profit margins (19.5%) are higher than last year (5.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HRB's earnings have declined by 3.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HRB's earnings growth over the past year (231.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-3.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HRB earnings growth over the past year (231.8%) exceeded the Consumer Services industry 35.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst HRB's Return on Equity (140.88%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is H&R Block's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HRB's short term assets ($2.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($982.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: HRB's short term assets ($2.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HRB's debt to equity ratio (511.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HRB had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: HRB's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10.5%).
Interest Coverage: HRB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.6x coverage).
What is H&R Block current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HRB's dividend (4.23%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: HRB's dividend (4.23%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.59%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HRB's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HRB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (262.1%), HRB's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HRB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Jones (53 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey J. Jones, II, also known as Jeff, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at H&R Block, Inc. since October 9, 2017 and has been its Director since 2017. Mr. Jones is Director of Adva...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD8.91M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.25M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: HRB's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HRB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: HRB insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
H&R Block, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: H&R Block, Inc.
- Ticker: HRB
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1955
- Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$4.548b
- Shares outstanding: 178.06m
- Website: https://www.hrblock.com
Number of Employees
- H&R Block, Inc.
- One H&R Block Way
- Kansas City
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/25 02:12|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 00:00|
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