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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
HRB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. HRB: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HRB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.42 Max: N/A
Current: 0.12
Equity to Asset -0.27
HRB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. HRB: -0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HRB' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.27  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.59
Current: -0.27
-0.27
0.59
Interest Coverage 7.18
HRB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.36 vs. HRB: 7.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HRB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.15  Med: 16.19 Max: N/A
Current: 7.18
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.40
M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
2.92%
35.22%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 21.41
HRB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.91 vs. HRB: 21.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HRB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.4  Med: 20.69 Max: 27.06
Current: 21.41
16.4
27.06
Net-margin (%) 11.53
HRB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. HRB: 11.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HRB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.78  Med: 12.35 Max: 15.71
Current: 11.53
-10.78
15.71
ROA (%) 14.23
HRB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. HRB: 14.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HRB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.41  Med: 8.95 Max: 14.23
Current: 14.23
-6.41
14.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 168.33
HRB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.54 vs. HRB: 168.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HRB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 168.33  Med: 214.09 Max: 305.24
Current: 168.33
168.33
305.24
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
HRB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. HRB: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HRB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: 4.7 Max: 33.6
Current: 4.6
-8.7
33.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
HRB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. HRB: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HRB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: 5.4 Max: 40.8
Current: 0.8
-14.6
40.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.30
HRB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. HRB: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HRB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16  Med: 12.5 Max: 37.2
Current: -3.3
-16
37.2
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

HRB Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Lee Ainslie 30,930 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 748,321 sh (+296.57%)
Pioneer Investments 307,069 sh (+0.91%)
John Hussman 4,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 5,708,865 sh (-0.97%)
Jeff Auxier 166,137 sh (-3.77%)
Mario Gabelli 525,434 sh (-33.15%)
Jim Simons 478,100 sh (-63.62%)
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Q1 2016

HRB Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Mario Gabelli 1,087,052 sh (+106.89%)
RS Investment Management 1,220,481 sh (+63.10%)
First Eagle Investment 5,728,877 sh (+0.35%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 154,752 sh (-6.85%)
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Q2 2016

HRB Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 850,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,304 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,389,291 sh (+27.80%)
First Eagle Investment 5,751,645 sh (+0.40%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 154,502 sh (-0.16%)
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Q3 2016

HRB Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Richard Snow 93,755 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,430,319 sh (+2.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 5,740,358 sh (-0.20%)
Jeff Auxier 153,752 sh (-0.49%)
Jim Simons 816,400 sh (-3.99%)
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Business Description

Industry: Personal Services » Personal Services    NAICS: 541213    SIC: 7291
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Traded in other countries:HRB.Germany,
H&R Block Inc provides tax return preparation and related services and products to the general public in the U.S. and its territories, Canada, and Australia. It also offers financial products to support its tax business through the H&R Block Bank.

H&R Block Inc was organized as a corporation in 1955 under the laws of the State of Missouri. The Company along with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing tax preparation, banking and other services. It provides assisted and digital do-it-yourself (DIY) tax return preparation - in-person, online, desktop software and mobile applications - and related services to the general public in the United States, Canada, Australia, and and their respective territories. It also offers retail banking services in the U.S. through H&R Block Bank (HRB Bank), a federal savings bank. The Company's financing receivables consists of mortgage loans held for investment, H&R Block Emerald Advance lines of Credit (EAs), loans made to franchisees, and amounts due under refund discount program in Canada (Cash Back). It 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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.37
HRB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.82 vs. HRB: 20.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HRB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.48  Med: 16.92 Max: 37.8
Current: 20.37
7.48
37.8
Forward P/E 13.30
HRB's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.01 vs. HRB: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.87
HRB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
61% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.93 vs. HRB: 19.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HRB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 16.72 Max: 50.6
Current: 19.87
7.33
50.6
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 16.84
HRB's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.69 vs. HRB: 16.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HRB' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.47  Med: 21.12 Max: 59.95
Current: 16.84
8.47
59.95
P/S 1.93
HRB's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. HRB: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HRB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.83 Max: 3.35
Current: 1.93
0.97
3.35
PFCF 49.74
HRB's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.65 vs. HRB: 49.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HRB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 16.43 Max: 88.77
Current: 49.74
2.73
88.77
POCF 25.31
HRB's POCF is ranked lower than
94% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. HRB: 25.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HRB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.59  Med: 13.3 Max: 117.73
Current: 25.31
2.59
117.73
EV-to-EBIT 9.90
HRB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. HRB: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HRB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 10.2 Max: 30.5
Current: 9.9
3.9
30.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.08
HRB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
64% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.27 vs. HRB: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HRB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 9.6 Max: 21.3
Current: 9.08
3.9
21.3
PEG 2.30
HRB's PEG is ranked higher than
50% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. HRB: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HRB' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.92 Max: 129.74
Current: 2.3
1
129.74
Shiller P/E 25.65
HRB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 34.11 vs. HRB: 25.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HRB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11  Med: 23.37 Max: 41.4
Current: 25.65
11
41.4
Current Ratio 1.62
HRB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. HRB: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HRB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.21
Current: 1.62
0.61
2.21
Quick Ratio 1.62
HRB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. HRB: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HRB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.21
Current: 1.62
0.61
2.21
Days Sales Outstanding 12.63
HRB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.37 vs. HRB: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HRB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.63  Med: 28.38 Max: 87.75
Current: 12.63
12.63
87.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.62
HRB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. HRB: 3.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HRB' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 2.87 Max: 5.57
Current: 3.62
1.86
5.57
Dividend Payout 0.70
HRB's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
80% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. HRB: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HRB' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.7
0.39
0.7
Forward Dividend Yield 3.70
HRB's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. HRB: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.71
HRB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. HRB: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HRB' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 3.73 Max: 7.25
Current: 4.71
2.42
7.25
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 6.80
HRB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. HRB: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HRB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 2.5 Max: 6.8
Current: 6.8
-1.1
6.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.55
HRB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. HRB: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HRB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.46 Max: 9.43
Current: 1.55
0.9
9.43
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
HRB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. HRB: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HRB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.15 Max: 5.08
Current: 1.05
0.58
5.08
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.86
HRB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 14 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. HRB: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HRB' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.27 Max: 5.18
Current: 1.86
0.49
5.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.09
HRB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. HRB: 10.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HRB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 9.8 Max: 26
Current: 10.09
3.3
26
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.42
HRB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. HRB: 15.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HRB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.9  Med: 2.6 Max: 26.9
Current: 15.42
-17.9
26.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,029
EPS (TTM) $ 1.17
Beta0.03
Short Percentage of Float10.26%
52-Week Range $19.18 - 35.14
Shares Outstanding (Mil)207.12

Analyst Estimate

Apr17 Apr18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,019 3,019
EPS ($) 1.71 1.78
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.71 1.78
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
11.00%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.84 0.84
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