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Higher option volume in H&R Block driven by call buying

Higher option volume in H&R Block driven by call buying. The stock down 47c to $30.27 and small lots of Sep 31 calls trade across the exchanges for $1.05 when bid-ask was 95c to $1.05. Nearly 7K trade against 335 open interest. Total volume is 12X daily average at 7.4K calls and just 50 puts. Earnings 8/29.

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HRB H&R Block
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H&R Block reported 'solid' Q4 results, says BTIG
BTIG analyst Mark Palmer believes that H&R Block reported "solid" Q4 results. The analyst says that the rally in the stock since February has been based on "turmoil" involving the Trump Administration that has been seen as threatening tax reform, as well as on the smaller than expected decline in the company's volumes last tax season. However, the analyst continues to believe that reform could hurt the company's business, and he keeps a Sell rating on the shares.
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H&R Block management losses 'a bit concerning,' says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Anjaneya Singh said he views the announcement that H&R Block president and CEO Bill Cobb will retire as net neutral to the stock, but he adds that the loss of its prior CFO, its innovation head and its now CEO in about a year period is "a bit concerning." The analyst, who would have preferred to see more evidence of proper succession planning, keeps a Neutral rating on H&R Block shares.
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As noted earlier, BTIG downgraded H&R Block to Sell from Neutral. Analyst Mark Palmer notes that President-elect Trump has said he wants to put H&R Block out of business by simplifying the tax code. Palmer thinks that the chances of this vision becoming reality has increased significantly. Target $18.

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