2. As of noon trading, H&R Block ( HRB) is up $0.28 (0.9%) to $31.01 on light volume. Thus far, 435,177 shares of H&R Block exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.50-$31.01 after having opened the day at $30.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.73.

H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides tax preparation and related services to the general public in the United States, Canada, and Australia. H&R Block has a market cap of $8.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 5.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate H&R Block a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates H&R Block as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full H&R Block Ratings Report now.

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