H&R Block provides assisted income tax return preparation, digital do-it-yourself (DIY) tax solutions, and other services and products related to income tax return preparation to the general public. The Company offers assisted income tax return preparation and related services through a system of retail offices operated directly by the company or by franchisees. It also develops and markets DIY income tax preparation software online, as well as through third-party retail stores and direct mail; and provides DIY tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns, access to tax tips, advice and tax-related news, use of calculators for tax planning, and error checking and electronic filing.

TypePublic
Parent CompanyAmeriprise Financial
HQKansas City, US
Founded1955
Size (employees)2,700 (est)+18%
Websitehrblock.com
H&R Block was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Kansas City, US
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H&R Block Office Locations

H&R Block has an office in Kansas City
Kansas City, US (HQ)
One H&R Block Way
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H&R Block Financials and Metrics

H&R Block Revenue

H&R Block's revenue was reported to be $3.16 b in FY, 2018 which is a 4.1% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2019)

145.2m

Gross profit (Q1, 2019)

(76.4m)

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2019), %

(52.6%)

Net income (Q1, 2019)

(152.7m)

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2018)

5.3b

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2018)

25.9

Cash (31-Jul-2018)

979.1m

EV

5.8b
H&R Block's current market capitalization is $5.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

3.0b3.1b3.0b3.0b3.2b

Revenue growth, %

2%(1%)0%4%

Cost of goods sold

1.7b1.6b1.7b

Gross profit

1.4b1.4b1.4b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Revenue

134.6m509.1m137.7m128.4m474.5m125.2m131.3m451.9m140.9m767.1m145.2m

Cost of goods sold

221.7m394.7m213.5m226.4m392.5m211.1m225.7m388.8m240.0m884.3m221.6m

Gross profit

(87.1m)114.4m(75.8m)(98.0m)82.0m(85.9m)(94.4m)63.1m(99.2m)(117.3m)(76.4m)

Gross profit Margin, %

(65%)22%(55%)(76%)17%(69%)(72%)14%(70%)(15%)(53%)
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

2.2b2.0b896.8m1.0b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

146.8m

Prepaid Expenses

69.0m

Inventories

198.3m70.3m67.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Cash

1.4b627.5m1.3b1.3b360.7m189.5m306.9m232.5m221.2m181.0m187.4m979.1m

Current Assets

2.3b1.5b2.8b2.1b726.7m1.2b608.4m703.5m1.2b444.6m1.3b1.3b

Goodwill

478.8m464.2m443.0m454.4m442.1m443.4m470.9m477.4m483.3m493.1m504.8m507.9m

Total Assets

3.9b3.1b4.4b3.6b2.3b2.9b2.2b2.1b2.6b1.7b2.6b2.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

475.2m473.7m374.3m408.9m613.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

115.6m159.8m115.9m182.2m183.3m

Inventories

2.4m(8.5m)4.3m

Accounts Payable

681.0k16.7m(30.5m)32.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Net Income

(112.0m)(36.9m)(99.7m)(145.0m)(81.7m)(123.7m)(146.2m)(104.5m)(529.8m)(152.7m)

Depreciation and Amortization

28.4m29.2m27.1m28.4m28.8m27.5m87.0m132.2m136.9m40.4m

Accounts Payable

(99.4m)(33.6m)(36.6m)(99.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(381.6m)(627.6m)(1.2b)(378.2m)(602.7m)(1.4b)(475.7m)(725.8m)(1.4b)(1.4b)(375.6m)
USDY, 2018

EV/CFO

-15.6 x

EV/FCF

-15.1 x

Financial Leverage

13.6 x
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H&R Block Revenue Breakdown

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H&R Block revenue breakdown by business segment: 7.7% from U.S. DIY Tax Preparation Fees, 7.2% from International Revenues, 61.6% from U.S. Assisted Tax Preparation Fees, 7.8% from U.S. Royalties, 5.4% from Revenues from Refund Transfers and 10.3% from Other

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H&R Block Online and Social Media Presence

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H&R Block News and Updates

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H&R Block to Release Fiscal First Quarter Results August 28, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) will report fiscal 2019 first quarter results on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 after the New York Stock Exchange market close. At that time, a copy of the press release will be available on the company's investor relati…

Report: Developing Opportunities within H&R Block, NutriSystem, AGCO, ManpowerGroup, Atmos Energy, and Hi-Crush Partners LP — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2018

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H&R Block offers military spouse scholarships for Income Tax Course

More than $1.8 million in scholarships helped thousands learn fundamentals of tax preparation More than $1.8 million in scholarships helped thousands learn fundamentals of tax preparation
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H&R Block Blogs

Tax Calculator Comparison Feature Launch

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on February 16, 2018. While the comparison feature of our tax calculator is no longer available and applicable as described below, you can still receive insights on how tax reform may affect your refund with our tax calculator’s tax reform impact …

Unreimbursed business expenses hit a road block

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3 Changes to Itemized Deductions Under Tax Reform Bill

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on December 22, 2017.  If you’re used to claiming itemized deductions, tax reform may have a surprise in store for you and how you file your taxes in 2018. To get you up-to-date and help you understand how you might be affected, we provide a brief…

Qualified Business Income Deduction – Tax Reform for Pass-Through Entities

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on March 8, 2018.    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provides businesses with a variety of changes in tax reporting starting with tax year 2018. One such change in the latest tax reform is the 20% deduction for pass-through entities’ qualified business …

The New Child Tax Credit

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on December 28, 2017.   The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law at the end of 2017. One of the tax reform changes includes a new child tax credit. While the credit is not technically new, there are updates to the provision. Here we [……

Latest Tax Reform Removes the Affordable Care Act Penalty

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on January 23, 2018.    You may have heard that tax reform eliminated the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual penalty, but it’s important to note that the removal of the so-called healthcare tax penalty starts with 2019 tax returns filed in 2020.…
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