H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 30, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2019. Shareholders who purchased HRB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HRB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.29, the dividend yield is 3.53%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HRB was $28.29, representing a -5.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.81 and a 26.01% increase over the 52 week low of $22.45.
HRB is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls International plc ( JCI ) and TAL Education Group ( TAL ). HRB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.76. Zacks Investment Research reports HRB's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -35.91%, compared to an industry average of 13.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HRB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HRB as a top-10 holding:
- ValueShares U.S. Quantitative Value ETF ( QVAL )
- Arrow QVM Equity Factor ETF ( QVM )
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
- ETF Series Solutions ( RVRS )
- Deep Value ETF ( DVP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QVM with an decrease of -0.7% over the last 100 days. QVAL has the highest percent weighting of HRB at 297%.
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