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HRB Eyes Acquisitions

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Shawn Moore, Vice President of Development & Franchise Strategy of HRB, said, "we have had some initial success already, and believe through acquiring good independents, or having independents join H&R Block as franchisees, we can achieve an attractive rate of return. Also, consolidating the independent space allows us the ability to expand and enter into new client segments."

H&R Block, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended October 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year of 2014

H&R Block, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended October 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $134,628,000 against $134,340,000 for the same period in the last year. Loss from continuing operations before income tax benefit was $200,573,000 against $179,362,000 for the same period in the last year. Net loss from continuing operations was $113,227,000 or $0.41 per basic and diluted share against $103,015,000 or $0.38 per basic and diluted share for the same period in the last year. Net loss was $111,998,000 or $0.41 per basic and diluted share against $104,943,000 or $0.39 per basic and diluted share for the same period in the last year. EBITDA was $147,661,000 against $138,380,000 for the same period in the last year. Adjusted pretax loss was $202,066,000 against $183,000,000 for the same period in the last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $149,154,000 against $142,018,000 for the same period in the last year. Adjusted net loss was $126,250,000 or $0.45 per share against $112,305,000 or $0.42 per share for the same period in the last year. The company typically reports a second quarter operating loss due to the seasonality of its core U.S. tax business. For the six months, the company reported revenues of $268,214,000 against $261,535,000 for the same period in the last year. Loss from continuing operations before income tax benefit was $376,389,000 against $363,856,000 for the same period in the last year. Net loss from continuing operations was $222,078,000 or $0.81 per basic and diluted share against $216,285,000 or $0.79 per basic and diluted share for the same period in the last year. Net loss was $228,230,000 or $0.83 per basic and diluted share against $220,130,000 or $0.80 per basic and diluted share for the same period in the last year. Net cash used in operating activities was $80,722,000 against $64,032,000 for the same period in the last year. Capital expenditures were $70,927,000 against $86,926,000 for the same period in the last year. EBITDA was $275,851,000 against $285,554,000 for the same period in the last year. Adjusted pretax loss was $375,875,000 against $358,992,000 for the same period in the last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $275,337,000 against $280,690,000 for the same period in the last year. Adjusted net loss was $233,907,000 or $0.85 per share against $220,206,000 or $0.81 per share for the same period in the last year. The company expects big step up in depreciation and amortization of $165 million this year. CapEx is expected to be about 5% of revenues for 2015. Tax rate is expected somewhere between 35.5% to 36.5%.

H&R Block, Inc. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Dec 08, 2014

H&R Block, Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results After-Market on Dec 08, 2014

H&R Block, Inc., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Dec 09, 2014

H&R Block, Inc., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Dec 09, 2014

H&R Block, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable January 2, 2015

H&R Block, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share, payable January 2, 2015, to shareholders of record as of December 8, 2014.

 

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