H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) released its fourth-quarter results today, surpassing the consensus expectations. Following the announcement, shares rose more than 5% after-hours.
The tax preparation firm disclosed that it achieved an adjusted EPS of $2.05, with revenue amounting to $1.03 billion. These figures exceeded the predictions of Wall Street analysts, who had anticipated earnings of $1.88 per share on revenue totaling $1.01 billion.
As it looks forward to the fiscal year 2024, the company anticipates an adjusted EPS falling within the range of $4.10 to $4.30, while revenue is projected to be between $3.53 billion and $3.59 billion. Wall Street analysts had predicted earnings of $4.01 per share on revenue of $3.57 billion.
Furthermore, the company also announced a 10% increase in its dividend.