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H&R Block Inc. Q4 Earnings Advance

H&R Block Inc. (HRB) announced a profit for its fourth quarter that increased from last year.

The company's profit totaled $1.14 billion, or $5.42 per share. This compares with $0.78 billion, or $3.75 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $5.27 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 2.6% to $2.39 billion from $2.33 billion last year.

H&R Block Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $1.14 Bln. vs. $0.78 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q4): $5.42 vs. $3.75 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $5.27
-Revenue (Q4): $2.39 Bln vs. $2.33 Bln last year.

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