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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.02
HRB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. HRB: 2.02 )
HRB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 7.15
Current: 2.02

0.11
7.15
Equity to Asset 0.36
HRB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. HRB: 0.36 )
HRB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.36

0.04
0.73
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.35
M-Score: -2.91
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 25.33
HRB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.49 vs. HRB: 25.33 )
HRB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 27.45
Current: 25.33

0.92
27.45
Net-margin (%) 15.64
HRB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. HRB: 15.64 )
HRB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.78   Max: 30.01
Current: 15.64

-10.78
30.01
ROE (%) 41.58
HRB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. HRB: 41.58 )
HRB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -25.7   Max: 40.58
Current: 41.58

-25.7
40.58
ROA (%) 12.39
HRB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. HRB: 12.39 )
HRB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.43   Max: 16.3
Current: 12.39

-6.43
16.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 250.57
HRB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.44 vs. HRB: 250.57 )
HRB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.98   Max: 401.88
Current: 250.57

2.98
401.88
Revenue Growth (%) -3.50
HRB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. HRB: -3.50 )
HRB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 39.2
Current: -3.5

-7.4
39.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 7.80
HRB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. HRB: 7.80 )
HRB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 40.8
Current: 7.8

-14.8
40.8
EPS Growth (%) 12.50
HRB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. HRB: 12.50 )
HRB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -16   Max: 37.3
Current: 12.5

-16
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

Q4 2013

HRB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Pioneer Investments 215,062 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 17,570,779 sh (+8.27%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,671,800 sh (+0.82%)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 311,340 sh (-0.02%)
Mario Gabelli 353,840 sh (-0.69%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,056,100 sh (-24.71%)
Ray Dalio 30,866 sh (-59.7%)
Steven Cohen 16,107 sh (-83.44%)
Jim Simons 326,700 sh (-87.56%)
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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)
Jim Simons 1,770,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 16,606 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 4,300,000 sh (+22.86%)
Mario Gabelli 407,501 sh (+21.5%)
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%)
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)
Pioneer Investments 880,249 sh (+174.44%)
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 (+1.9%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,166,660 sh (+0.54%)
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HRB

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-09-30 Reduce -49.06%0.43%$31.02 - $33.84 $ 33.452%3124772
George Soros 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$31.02 - $33.84 $ 33.452%59665
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-06-30 Reduce -64.03%1.41%$27.4 - $33.45 $ 33.4513%6133995
Daniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Add 22.86%0.33%$27.4 - $33.45 $ 33.4513%4300000
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 21.5%0.01%$27.4 - $33.45 $ 33.4513%407501
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out $27.4 - $33.45 $ 33.4513%0
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 New Buy1.6%$28.08 - $32.19 $ 33.4512%3500000
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -45.03%$28.08 - $32.19 $ 33.4512%16966
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 Sold Out 2.9%$27.2 - $29.62 $ 33.4518%0
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.27%$27.2 - $29.62 $ 33.4518%0
Andreas Halvorsen 2013-12-31 Add 8.27%0.18%$27.2 - $29.62 $ 33.4518%17570779
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-12-31 Reduce -24.71%0.04%$27.2 - $29.62 $ 33.4518%1056100
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Reduce -59.7%0.01%$27.2 - $29.62 $ 33.4518%30866
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.60
HRB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.50 vs. HRB: 20.60 )
HRB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.32   Max: 42.01
Current: 20.6

7.32
42.01
P/B 7.59
HRB's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. HRB: 7.59 )
HRB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 14.75
Current: 7.59

3.2
14.75
P/S 3.05
HRB's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. HRB: 3.05 )
HRB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 3.48
Current: 3.05

0.91
3.48
PFCF 16.73
HRB's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HRB: 16.73 )
HRB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 2368
Current: 16.73

2.54
2368
EV-to-EBIT 10.78
HRB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.41 vs. HRB: 10.78 )
HRB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 21.8
Current: 10.78

5.5
21.8
PEG 4.22
HRB's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HRB: 4.22 )
HRB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 338
Current: 4.22

0.6
338
Shiller P/E 23.01
HRB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HRB: 23.01 )
HRB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.76   Max: 58.84
Current: 23.01

14.76
58.84
Current Ratio 1.36
HRB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. HRB: 1.36 )
HRB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3.72
Current: 1.36

0.61
3.72
Quick Ratio 1.36
HRB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HRB: 1.36 )
HRB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3.72
Current: 1.36

0.61
3.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.39
HRB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HRB: 2.39 )
HRB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 5.57
Current: 2.39

1.27
5.57
Dividend Payout 0.44
HRB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.35 vs. HRB: 0.44 )
HRB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 6
Current: 0.44

0.06
6
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
HRB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% 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: -13.1   Max: 13.7
Current: 10.1

-13.1
13.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.69
HRB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. HRB: 3.69 )
HRB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 8.57
Current: 3.69

1.95
8.57
Share Buyback Rate 3.80
HRB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. HRB: 3.80 )
HRB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 9.2   Max: -4
Current: 3.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 18.58
HRB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. HRB: 18.58 )
HRB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3   Max: 369.83
Current: 18.58

3
369.83
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.52
HRB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. HRB: 1.52 )
HRB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 9.2
Current: 1.52

0.91
9.2
Price/Median PS Value 1.83
HRB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. HRB: 1.83 )
HRB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 3.03
Current: 1.83

0.59
3.03
Price/Graham Number 4.21
HRB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HRB: 4.21 )
HRB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 17.61
Current: 4.21

1.57
17.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.30
HRB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. HRB: 9.30 )
HRB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 18.3
Current: 9.3

4.6
18.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.82
HRB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. HRB: 2.82 )
HRB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -21.3   Max: 22.4
Current: 2.82

-21.3
22.4

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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