The ex-dividend date for H&R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB) is tomorrow, September 13, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $13.07 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 4.4%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for H&R Block Inc (NYSE: HRB) is tomorrow, September 13, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $13.07 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.4%. The average volume for H&R Block has been four million shares per day over the past 30 days. H&R Block has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 10.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides tax preparation, retail banking, and various business advisory and consulting services. It operates in three segments: Tax Services, Business Services, and Corporate. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.5, below the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 11.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates H&R Block as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full H&R Block Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.