H&R Block. To Trade Ex-Dividend Tomorrow ($HRB)
In order to collect the H&R Block. dividend, shares must be owned before and through December 20, 2011.
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB)
Dividend Amount: $0.20
The P/E ratio has dropped, as the current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 14.9, while the forward P/E ratio is now 9.9. A falling PE ratio may signal a bargain for astute investors, or maybe time to move on. H&R Block. trades with a market Beta of 0.66.
The current book value per share is 2.95. From a month ago, the stock has decreased in price -0.71%, with a change from a year ago of 18.43%.
It is clear to see the stock is performing much better than the overall market with a relative double digit gain. When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is 32.99%.
Remember, you must buy a stock at least three business days before the record date (at least one business day before the ex-dividend date) to qualify for a dividend.
I use a proprietary blend of technical analysis, financial crowd behavior, and fundamentals in my short-term trades, and while not totally the same in longer swing trades to investments, the concepts used are similar. Nothing in the article should be considered investment advise, but you may want to use this article as a starting point of your own research with your financial planner.