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H&R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB)
Net Margin
-98.79% (As of Jul. 2016)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. H&R Block Inc's net income for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $-124 Mil. H&R Block Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $125 Mil. Therefore, H&R Block Inc's net margin for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 was -98.79%.

HRB' s Net Margin Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.78   Max: 15.71
Current: 11.58

-10.78
15.71
HRB's Net Margin is ranked higher than
79% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. HRB: 11.58 )

Definition

Net margin - also known as net profit margin is the ratio of Net Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

H&R Block Inc's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Apr. 2016 )/Revenue (A: Apr. 2016 )
=374.267/3038.153
=12.32 %

H&R Block Inc's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Jul. 2016 )/Revenue (Q: Jul. 2016 )
=-123.673/125.185
=-98.79 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Although Net Income and Earnings-per-Share (EPS) are the most widely used parameter in measuring a company’s profitability and valuation, it is the least reliable. The reason is that reported earnings can be manipulated easily by adjusting any numbers such as Depreciation, Depletion and Amotorization and non-recurring items.

But the long term trend of the net margin is a good indicator of the competitiveness and health of the business.


Related Terms

Net Income, Revenue, Cost of Goods Sold, Selling, General, & Admin. Expense, Research & Development, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Interest Expense, Non-Recurring Items, Tax Expense


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

H&R Block Inc Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
netmargin -10.78-7.5511.8912.3713.799.1914.9315.7115.3912.32

H&R Block Inc Quarterly Data

Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16
netmargin 35.51-87.01-83.19-7.2632.10-72.36-112.92-17.2230.50-98.79
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