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H&R Block Management Discusses Q4 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

H&R Block (HRB)

Q4 2012 Earnings Call

June 26, 2012 4:30 pm ET

Executives

Derek Drysdale - Director of Investor Relations

William C. Cobb - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Finance Committee

Gregory J. Macfarlane - Chief Financial Officer

Jason Houseworth - President of U.S. Tax Services

Jason Houseworth

Analysts

Kartik Mehta - Northcoast Research

Scott A. Schneeberger - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

Thomas Allen - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Michael Millman - Millman Research Associates

Vishnu Lekraj - Morningstar Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good afternoon. My name is Lashonda, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Fiscal 2012 H&R Block Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions]

Thank you. Mr. Drysdale, Investor Relations, sir, you may begin your conference

Derek Drysdale

Thank you, Lashonda. Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining us today to discuss our fiscal 2012 results. On the call with me today is Bill Cob, our President and CEO; and Greg Macfarlane, our CFO. Other members of our senior management team will be available during the Q&A session. They include Jeff Brown, our Chief Accounting and Risk Officer; Jason Houseworth, President of U.S. Tax Services; and Susan Ehrlich, President of Financial Services.

In conjunction with this call, we have posted today's press release and slide presentation on the Investor Relations website at www.hrblock.com.

Before we begin our prepared remarks, I'd like to remind everyone that today's call will include forward-looking statements as defined under the Securities Exchange Commission Act of 1934. Such statements are based on current information and management's expectations as of this date and are not guarantees of future performance. Forward-looking statements involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. As a result, our actual outcomes and results could differ materially.

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