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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.54
HRB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. HRB: 1.54 )
HRB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 10.03
Current: 1.54

0.11
10.03
Equity to Asset 0.26
HRB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. HRB: 0.26 )
HRB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.26

0.04
0.7
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.65
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
10.56%
109.63%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 29.50
HRB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. HRB: 29.50 )
HRB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 15.02   Max: 30.47
Current: 29.5

15.02
30.47
Net-margin (%) 19.30
HRB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. HRB: 19.30 )
HRB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.78   Max: 30.88
Current: 19.3

-10.78
30.88
ROE (%) 53.51
HRB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. HRB: 53.51 )
HRB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -25.7   Max: 40.58
Current: 53.51

-25.7
40.58
ROA (%) 16.47
HRB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. HRB: 16.47 )
HRB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.41   Max: 17.01
Current: 16.47

-6.41
17.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 315.62
HRB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.71 vs. HRB: 315.62 )
HRB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 41.73   Max: 431.25
Current: 315.62

41.73
431.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.80
HRB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. HRB: 4.80 )
HRB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 33.6
Current: 4.8

0
33.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
HRB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. HRB: 10.10 )
HRB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 40.4
Current: 10.1

0
40.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.50
HRB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. HRB: 12.50 )
HRB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 37.3
Current: 12.5

0
37.3
» HRB's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

HRB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 799,165 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 3,500,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 754,617 sh (+4585.03%)
Pioneer Investments 341,232 sh (+58.67%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,227,300 sh (+16.21%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,699,326 sh (+0.49%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen 17,053,916 sh (-2.94%)
Jeff Auxier 295,940 sh (-4.95%)
Mario Gabelli 335,385 sh (-5.22%)
Ray Dalio 16,966 sh (-45.03%)
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Q2 2014

HRB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Eric Mindich 300,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 16,606 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,770,000 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 4,300,000 sh (+22.86%)
Mario Gabelli 407,501 sh (+21.50%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,743,887 sh (+0.78%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 295,240 sh (-0.24%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,160,451 sh (-5.45%)
Pioneer Investments 320,743 sh (-6.00%)
Andreas Halvorsen 6,133,995 sh (-64.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,636 sh (-99.04%)
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Q3 2014

HRB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 59,665 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,054,500 sh (+16.07%)
Mario Gabelli 424,901 sh (+4.27%)
Daniel Loeb 4,448,000 sh (+3.44%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,852,771 sh (+1.90%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,166,660 sh (+0.54%)
Pioneer Investments 880,249 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 292,390 sh (-0.97%)
Andreas Halvorsen 3,124,772 sh (-49.06%)
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Q4 2014

HRB Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Hussman 6,000 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,543,473 sh (+32.30%)
Pioneer Investments 990,448 sh (+12.52%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,870,226 sh (+0.30%)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 291,740 sh (-0.22%)
Mario Gabelli 399,486 sh (-5.98%)
Jim Simons 609,600 sh (-70.33%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.30
HRB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 51.30 vs. HRB: 14.30 )
HRB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.32   Max: 42.01
Current: 14.3

7.32
42.01
Forward P/E 15.82
HRB's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HRB: 15.82 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.80
HRB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
90% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 93.50 vs. HRB: 13.80 )
HRB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.19   Max: 35.16
Current: 13.8

7.19
35.16
P/B 7.72
HRB's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. HRB: 7.72 )
HRB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 14.75
Current: 7.72

3.2
14.75
P/S 2.71
HRB's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. HRB: 2.71 )
HRB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 3.29
Current: 2.71

0.97
3.29
PFCF 17.44
HRB's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HRB: 17.44 )
HRB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.68   Max: 2632.5
Current: 17.44

2.68
2632.5
POCF 14.09
HRB's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. HRB: 14.09 )
HRB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 50.38
Current: 14.09

2.54
50.38
EV-to-EBIT 8.41
HRB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.46 vs. HRB: 8.41 )
HRB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 32.6
Current: 8.41

5.1
32.6
PEG 7.67
HRB's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HRB: 7.67 )
HRB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 13.7
Current: 7.67

0.6
13.7
Shiller P/E 23.05
HRB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HRB: 23.05 )
HRB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.86   Max: 58.84
Current: 23.05

14.86
58.84
Current Ratio 1.12
HRB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. HRB: 1.12 )
HRB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.12

0.61
2.51
Quick Ratio 1.12
HRB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. HRB: 1.12 )
HRB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.12

0.61
2.51
Days Sales Outstanding 84.95
HRB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.04 vs. HRB: 84.95 )
HRB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.13   Max: 490.07
Current: 84.95

23.13
490.07

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.48
HRB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. HRB: 2.48 )
HRB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 5.57
Current: 2.48

1.45
5.57
Dividend Payout 0.33
HRB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HRB: 0.33 )
HRB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 6
Current: 0.33

0.06
6
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
HRB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. HRB: 10.10 )
HRB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 13.7
Current: 10.1

0
13.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.59
HRB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
83% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. HRB: 3.59 )
HRB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 8
Current: 3.59

2.08
8
Share Buyback Rate 3.80
HRB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. HRB: 3.80 )
HRB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -4
Current: 3.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 33.96
HRB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. HRB: 33.96 )
HRB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3   Max: 729
Current: 33.96

3
729
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.14
HRB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HRB: 1.14 )
HRB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 9.42
Current: 1.14

0.94
9.42
Price/Median PS Value 1.46
HRB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. HRB: 1.46 )
HRB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 5.11
Current: 1.46

0.57
5.11
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.74
HRB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HRB: 2.74 )
HRB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.18
Current: 2.74

0.53
5.18
Price/Graham Number 4.49
HRB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HRB: 4.49 )
HRB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 17.61
Current: 4.49

1.57
17.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.90
HRB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. HRB: 11.90 )
HRB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 19.6
Current: 11.9

3.1
19.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.71
HRB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.81 vs. HRB: 11.71 )
HRB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.2   Max: 23.6
Current: 11.71

-17.2
23.6

Analyst Estimate

Apr15 Apr16 Apr17
Revenue(Mil) 3,129 3,272 3,393
EPS($) 1.67 2.04 2.55
EPS without NRI($) 1.67 2.04 2.55

Business Description

Industry: Personal Services » Personal Services
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Traded in other countries:HRB.Germany,
H&R Block Inc was organized as a corporation in 1955 under the laws of the State of Missouri. The Company and its subsidiaries provides tax preparation and banking services. Its Tax Services segment provides assisted income tax return preparation, digital tax solutions and other services and products related to income tax return preparation to the general public in the United States and its territories, Canada and Australia. This segment also offers financial services through H&R Block Bank. Through ownership of HRB Bank, it is a savings and loan holding company regulated by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The Company provides tax return preparation and related services and products to the general public in the U.S. and its territories, Canada, and Australia. Major revenue sources include fees earned for tax preparation and related services performed at company-owned retail tax offices, royalties from franchises, sales of tax preparation software, online tax preparation fees and fees for complementary services. HRB Bank also offers traditional banking services including checking and savings accounts, individual retirement accounts and certificates of deposit. In addition to its retail offices, it offers a number of digital do-it-yourself tax preparation alternatives. It also offers online tax services, from tax advice to complete professional and DIY tax return preparation and electronic filing, through its website. Services available at this website allow clients to prepare their federal and state income tax returns using the H&R Block At Home Online Tax Program, access tax tips, advice and tax-related news, and use calculators for tax planning. The Company also develops and markets H&R Block At Home income tax preparation software. H&R Block At Home offers step-by-step tax preparation interview, data imports from money management software, calculations, completion of the appropriate tax forms, error checking and electronic filing. Its software may be purchased online, through third-party retail stores or via direct mail. It develops and offers applications for mobile devices which provide tax and related services to clients, including online tax preparation and tools that complement its tax preparation software. In addition to its tax services, it also offers clients a number of additional services, including refund anticipation checks that include a fee deduction feature, H&R Block Emerald Advance lines of credit, prepaid debit cards, its Peace of Mind) guarantee, credit cards, and, for its Canadian clients, a refund discount program. U.S. federal legislation requires income tax return preparers to, among other things, set forth their signatures and identification numbers, including their Preparer Tax Identification Number, on all tax returns prepared by them and retain all tax returns prepared by them for three years.
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