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H&R Block Inc. Earnings Decline In Q4

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

The company's earnings came in at $0.88 billion, or $4.29 per share. This compares with $1.14 billion, or $5.42 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $4.14 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter fell 2.5% to $2.33 billion from $2.39 billion last year.

H&R Block Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $0.88 Bln. vs. $1.14 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q4): $4.29 vs. $5.42 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $4.14
-Revenue (Q4): $2.33 Bln vs. $2.39 Bln last year.

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