What Does MACD Oscillator Analysis predict about H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB)?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) for the period of 9-Day stands at 45.86% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 32.11%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

H&R Block Inc. is a diversified company involved in tax return preparation, electronic filing of income tax returns and other tax-related services.   The Company’s subsidiaries also offer investment services through broker-dealers, originate, purchase, service, sell and securitize mortgages, offer personal productivity software, purchase participation interests in refund anticipation loans made by a third-party lender, and offer accounting, tax and consulting services to business clients.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) opened the session at $25 and after going up 0.59% closed at $25.4. The stock gained 0.4 points in the last trade.

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $24.86 and $25.56 during the previous active session. H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) traded with the volume of 3 Million with average volume of 2.75 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.57 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.71 and 51.48 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) is at 0.7% and the shares outstanding are 207.94 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) stands at 3.78% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 13.16 while Forward P/E shows the value of 12.37.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 1.32. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 1.73 and 0 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 0 and 15.9 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) stands at 1.5 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.5.

Return on Assets ROA of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) is at 16.9% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) stand at -98.2% and 35.4% respectively.

The payout ratio of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) stands at 45.8%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 6.45% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -0.82%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -17.26% while six month performance of the shares of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) remained bearish with the count of -4.44%.

The yearly and YTD performance of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) remained up at 19.25% and 10.48% respectively.