H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 11, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased HRB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.17% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $26.17, the dividend yield is 3.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HRB was $26.17, representing a -12.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.81 and a 16.57% 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 -34.98%, compared to an industry average of 12.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HRB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HRB as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco Zacks Multi-Asset Income ETF ( CVY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is CVY with an increase of 1.89% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HRB at 0.68%.
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