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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB)?

The company in question is, H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) currently with a stock price of 23.15 (0.87% today). The market cap for H&R Block, Inc. is 5054.97, and is in the sector Services, and Personal Services industry. The target price for H&R Block, Inc. is 26.25. Currently H&R Block, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 14.07, and a forward P/E of 12.27. Average volume for H&R Block, Inc. is 2440.83 and so far today it is 492231.

Performance in the last year for H&R Block, Inc. has been -31.59%. For EPS growth, H&R Block, Inc. has seen a growth of -13.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.65%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 3.80% over the last five years and could be 10.00% for the next five years. H&R Block, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -9.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -56.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.62%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -7.81%.

Since the IPO date for H&R Block, Inc. on the 11/12/1986, H&R Block, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -29.25%. With H&R Block, Inc. trading at 23.15, the dividend yield is 3.83%, and the EPS is 1.63.

So could H&R Block, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.07. The PEG is 1.41, P/S is 1.67 and the P/B is at *TBA. The P/cash is 16.41, with P/free cash flow at 35.5.

H&R Block, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, H&R Block, Inc. has a gross margin of 46.80%, an operating margin of 20.60% and a profit margin of 11.60%.Payout ratio for H&R Block, Inc. is 48.40%. Return on assets come to 13.70% with return on investment coming to 29.40%.

Insider ownership for H&R Block, Inc., is at 0.80% and institutional ownership comes to 97.20%. Outstanding shares are at 220.26. While shares float is 217.85. The float short is currently 9.80%, and short ratio is 8.74.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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