H&R Block

H&R Block is an American tax preparation company. The Company develops and markets DIY income tax preparation software. It offers a comprehensive range of DIY tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns, review of tax returns by a tax professional, access to tax tips, advice, and tax-related news, use of calculators for tax planning, error checking and electronic filing. In addition to the tax services and products, H&R Block also offers U.S. clients a number of additional services, including refund transfers, H&R Block Emerald Advance lines of credit, H&R Block Emerald Prepaid MasterCard, Peace of Mind Extended Service Plan, Tax Identity Shield, RAs and, for Canadian clients, an Instant Cash Back refund option.

Company Growth (employees)
Parent Company
Ameriprise Financial
Kansas City, US
Size (employees)
2,300 (est)-4%
H&R Block was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Kansas City, US

H&R Block Office Locations

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

H&R Block Financials

H&R Block's revenue was reported to be $3 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

140.9 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

(99.2 m)

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %


Net income (Q2, 2018)

(153.6 m)

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

5.5 b

Cash (31-Oct-2017)

181 m


6.8 b
H&R Block's current market capitalization is $5.5 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


3 b3.1 b3 b3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.7 b1.6 b

Gross profit

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


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

Cost of goods sold

221.7 m394.7 m213.5 m226.4 m392.5 m211.1 m225.7 m388.8 m240 m

Gross profit

(87.1 m)114.4 m(75.8 m)(98 m)82 m(85.9 m)(94.4 m)63.1 m(99.2 m)

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


2.2 b2 b896.8 m1 b


198.3 m70.3 m67.1 m

Current Assets

3.1 b3 b1.2 b1.3 b


436.1 m441.8 m470.8 m491.2 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018


1.4 b627.5 m1.3 b1.3 b360.7 m189.5 m306.9 m232.5 m221.2 m181 m

Current Assets

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


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

Total Assets

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

    Net Income

    475.2 m473.7 m374.3 m408.9 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    115.6 m159.8 m115.9 m119.8 m


    2.4 m(8.5 m)4.3 m

    Accounts Payable

    681 k16.7 m(30.5 m)
    USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

    Net Income

    (112 m)(36.9 m)(99.7 m)(145 m)(81.7 m)(123.7 m)(146.2 m)(104.5 m)

    Depreciation and Amortization

    28.4 m29.2 m27.1 m28.4 m28.8 m27.5 m87 m132.2 m

    Accounts Payable

    (99.4 m)(33.6 m)

    Cash From Operating Activities

    (381.6 m)(627.6 m)(1.2 b)(378.2 m)(602.7 m)(1.4 b)(475.7 m)(725.8 m)(1.4 b)
    Y, 2017


    12.4 x


    14.8 x

    Financial Leverage

    -4.2 x
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