Analysts See $-0.79 EPS for H&R Block, Inc. (HRB)

August 13, 2018 - By Andrea Bass

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.23, from 1.22 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 31 investors sold H&R Block, Inc. shares while 130 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 194.23 million shares or 3.44% less from 201.15 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Fincl Counselors Incorporated holds 240,808 shares. Fmr Lc stated it has 3.15M shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0.58% in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) or 9.46M shares. 13,504 are owned by World Asset. Benjamin F Edwards Inc invested 0.02% in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Endurance Wealth Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0.43% in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.02% or 79,370 shares in its portfolio. Fjarde Ap accumulated 64,217 shares. Continental Advsr Limited Liability invested 2.32% of its portfolio in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Lodestar Invest Counsel Il has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). 7.55 million are owned by Bancorp Of Ny Mellon. Schroder Invest Management Group invested in 3.51M shares or 0.15% of the stock. Comerica Bancorporation invested in 68,611 shares or 0.01% of the stock. First Allied Advisory Inc owns 10,078 shares. Oak Associate Oh reported 199,345 shares.

Since June 22, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 insider sales for $23,180 activity.

Analysts expect H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) to report $-0.79 EPS on September, 4.They anticipate $0.17 EPS change or 27.42 % from last quarter’s $-0.62 EPS. After having $5.43 EPS previously, H&R Block, Inc.’s analysts see -114.55 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.90% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $25.86. About 1.53M shares traded. H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) has risen 7.18% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.39% the S&P500.

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering H&R Block (NYSE:HRB), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. H&R Block had 9 analyst reports since March 5, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 27 by Goldman Sachs. Morgan Stanley maintained H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) on Wednesday, June 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, March 7. BTIG Research maintained the shares of HRB in report on Wednesday, June 20 with “Sell” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $25 target in Wednesday, June 13 report. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 18 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, April 26 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 7 by BMO Capital Markets.

H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides assisted income tax return preparation, digital do-it-yourself tax solutions, and other services and products related to income tax return preparation to the general public primarily in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company has market cap of $5.31 billion. The firm offers assisted income tax return preparation and related services through a system of retail offices operated directly by the firm or by franchisees. It has a 8.87 P/E ratio. It also develops and markets DIY income tax preparation software; and provides DIY tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns, review of tax returns by a tax professional, access to tax tips, advice and tax-related news, use of calculators for tax planning, and error checking and electronic filing.

Another recent and important H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) news was published by Bizjournals.com which published an article titled: “Filing reveals cost of CEO change at H&R Block, extraordinarily high CEO-to-median employee pay ratio” on August 03, 2018.

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