HR Block Stock Future Price Prediction

HRB
 Stock
  

USD 42.38  1.07  2.46%   

HR Block stock price prediction is an act of determining the future value of HR Block shares using few different conventional methods such as EPS estimation, analyst consensus, or fundamental intrinsic valuation. The successful prediction of HR Block's future price could yield a significant profit. Please, note that this module is not intended to be used solely to calculate an intrinsic value of HR Block and does not consider all of the tangible or intangible factors available from HR Block's fundamental data. We analyze noise-free headlines and recent hype associated with HR Block, which may create opportunities for some arbitrage if properly timed.
Please check HR Block Basic Forecasting Models to cross-verify your projections.
  
It is a matter of debate whether stock price prediction based on information in financial news can generate a strong buy or sell signal. We use our internally-built news screening methodology to estimate the value of HR Block based on different types of headlines from major news networks to social media. The HR Block stock price prediction module provides an analysis of price elasticity to changes in media outlook on HR Block over a specific investment horizon.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
1.46
EPS Estimate Next Quarter
(1.42) 
EPS Estimate Current Year
2.8
EPS Estimate Next Year
3.15
Wall Street Target Price
38.75
EPS Estimate Current Quarter
(1.08) 
Using HR Block hype-based prediction, you can estimate the value of HR Block from the perspective of HR Block response to recently generated media hype and the effects of current headlines on its competitors. We also analyze overall investor sentiment towards HR Block using HR Block's stock options and short interest. It helps to benchmark the overall future attitude of investors towards HR Block using crowd psychology based on the activity and movement of HR Block's stock price.
HR Block Interest Coverage is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Interest Coverage was at 8.44. The current year Long Term Debt to Equity is expected to grow to 7.94, whereas Accrued Expenses Turnover is forecasted to decline to 6.94.

HR Block Short Interest

A significant increase or decrease in HR Block's short interest from the previous month could be a good indicator of investor sentiment towards HR Block. Short interest can provide insight into the potential direction of HR Block stock and how bullish or bearish investors feel about the market overall. An investor who is long HR Block may also wish to track short interest. As short interest increases, investors should be becoming more worried about HR Block and may potentially protect profits, hedge HR Block with its derivative instruments, or be ready for some potential downside.
200 Day MA
35.83
Short Percent
0.12
Short Ratio
6.98
Shares Short Prior Month
12.1 M
50 Day MA
41.27
Shares Short
12.6 M

HR Block Hype to Price Pattern

Investor biases related to HR Block's public news can be used to forecast risks associated with investment in HR Block. The trend in average sentiment can be used to explain how an investor holding HR Block can time the market purely based on public headlines and social activities around HR Block. Please note that most equiteis that are difficult to arbitrage are affected by market sentiment the most.
Some investors profit by finding stocks that are overvalued or undervalued based on market sentiment. The correlation of HR Block's market sentiment to its price can help taders to make decisions based on the overall investors consensus about HR Block.

HR Block Implied Volatility

    
  23.46  
HR Block's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of HR Block stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if HR Block's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that HR Block stock will not fluctuate a lot when HR Block's options are near their expiration.
This module is based on analyzing investor sentiment around taking a position in HR Block. This speculative approach is based exclusively on the idea that markets are driven by emotions such as investor fear and greed. The fear of missing out, i.e., FOMO, can cause potential investors in HR Block to buy its stock at a price that has no basis in reality. In that case, they are not buying HR Block because the equity is a good investment, but because they need to do something to avoid the feeling of missing out. On the other hand, investors will often sell stocks at prices well below their value during bear markets because they need to stop feeling the pain of losing money.

HR Block after-hype prediction price

    
  USD 42.37  
There is no one specific way to measure market sentiment using hype analysis or a similar predictive technique. This prediction method should be used in combination with more fundamental and traditional techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, analysts consensus, earnings estimates, and various momentum models.

Prediction based on Rule 16 of the current HR Block contract

Based on the Rule 16, the options market is currently suggesting that HR Block will have an average daily up or down price movement of about 1.47% per day over the life of the 2022-12-16 option contract. With HR Block trading at USD42.38, that is roughly USD0.62. If you think that the market is fully incorporating HR Block's daily price movement you should consider acquiring HR Block options at the current volatility level of 23.46%. But if you have an opposite viewpoint you should avoid it and even consider selling them.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of HR Block's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of HR Block in the context of predictive analytics.
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
32.8334.8546.62
Details
6 Analysts
Consensus
LowTarget PriceHigh
26.0027.6030.00
Details
Earnings
Estimates (4)
LowProjected EPSHigh
2.812.883.04
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as HR Block. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against HR Block's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, HR Block's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in HR Block.

HR Block After-Hype Price Prediction Density Analysis

As far as predicting the price of HR Block at your current risk attitude, this probability distribution graph shows the chance that the prediction will fall between or within a specific range. We use this chart to confirm that your returns on investing in HR Block or, for that matter, your successful expectations of its future price, cannot be replicated consistently. Please note, a large amount of money has been lost over the years by many investors who confused the symmetrical distributions of Stock prices, such as prices of HR Block, with the unreliable approximations that try to describe financial returns.
   Next price density   
       Expected price to next headline  

HR Block Estimiated After-Hype Price Volatility

In the context of predicting HR Block's stock value on the day after the next significant headline, we show statistically significant boundaries of downside and upside scenarios based on HR Block's historical news coverage. HR Block's after-hype downside and upside margins for the prediction period are 40.35 and 44.39, respectively. We have considered HR Block's daily market price in relation to the headlines to evaluate this method's predictive performance. Remember, however, there is no scientific proof or empirical evidence that news-based prediction models outperform traditional linear, nonlinear models or artificial intelligence models to provide accurate predictions consistently.
Current Value 42.38
42.37
After-hype Price
44.39
Upside
HR Block is very steady asset. Analysis and calculation of next after-hype price of HR Block is based on 3 months time horizon.

HR Block Stock Price Prediction Analysis

Have you ever been surprised when a price of a company such as HR Block is soaring high without any particular reason? This is usually happening because many institutional investors are aggressively trading HR Block backward and forwards among themselves. Have you ever observed a lot of a particular company's price movement is driven by press releases or news about the company that has nothing to do with actual earnings? Usually, hype to individual companies acts as price momentum. If not enough favorable publicity is forthcoming, the Stock price eventually runs out of speed. So, the rule of thumb here is that as long as this news hype has nothing to do with immediate earnings, you should pay more attention to it. If you see this tendency with HR Block, there might be something going there, and it might present an excellent short sale opportunity.
Expected ReturnPeriod VolatilityHype ElasticityRelated ElasticityNews DensityRelated DensityExpected Hype
  0.04  2.02   0.01   0.31  6 Events / Month5 Events / MonthIn about 6 days
Latest traded priceExpected after-news pricePotential return on next major newsAverage after-hype volatility
42.3842.370.02 
631.25  

HR Block Hype Timeline

On the 3rd of December HR Block is traded for 42.38. The entity has historical hype elasticity of -0.01 and average elasticity to hype of competition of 0.31. HR Block is projected to decline in value after the next headline with the price expected to drop to 42.37. The average volatility of media hype impact on the company price is over 100%. The price depreciation on the next newsis expected to be -0.02% whereas the daily expected return is currently at -0.04%. The volatility of related hype on HR Block is about 26.41% with expected price after next announcement by competition of 42.69. About 93.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors. The company has Price/Earnings To Growth (PEG) ratio of 0.89. HR Block last dividend was issued on the 5th of December 2022. The entity had 2:1 split on the 23rd of August 2005. Considering the 90-day investment horizon the next projected press release will be in about 6 days.
Please check HR Block Basic Forecasting Models to cross-verify your projections.

HR Block Related Hype Analysis

Having access to credible news sources related to HR Block's direct competition is more important than ever and may enhance your ability to predict HR Block's future price movements. Getting to know how HR Block rivals react to changing market sentiment, related social signals, and mainstream news is a great way to find investing opportunities and time the market. The summary table below summarizes the essential lagging indicators that can help you analyze how HR Block may potentially react to the hype associated with one of its peers.
Hype
Elasticity
News
Density
Semi
Deviation
Information
Ratio
Potential
Upside
Value
At Risk
Maximum
Drawdown
AGSPlayAGS 0.05 3 per month 0.00 (0.08)  6.10 (7.80)  32.20 
BALYBallys Corp(0.35) 6 per month 3.48  0.0048  5.94 (5.18)  18.90 
BHBiglari Holdings(2.00) 2 per month 1.79  0.0116  2.83 (2.25)  8.04 
BJRIBJs Restaurants 0.33 2 per month 2.67  0.09  7.13 (5.11)  16.05 
BVHBluegreen Vacations Holding(0.64) 5 per month 2.70  0.0127  4.15 (4.10)  24.98 
CAKEThe Cheesecake Factory(1.13) 6 per month 2.60  0.0245  5.42 (4.60)  13.70 
CHHChoice Hotels International 0.99 8 per month 2.62  0.0068  3.87 (3.26)  14.04 
CHUYChuys Holdings(0.66) 1 per month 1.35  0.18  4.65 (2.61)  12.40 
CMGChipotle Mexican Grill 72.24 8 per month 2.21 (0.037)  2.59 (3.20)  9.64 

HR Block Additional Predictive Modules

Most predictive techniques to examine HR Block price help traders to determine how to time the market. We provide a combination of tools to recognize potential entry and exit points for HR Block using various technical indicators. When you analyze HR Block charts, please remember that the event formation may indicate an entry point for a short seller, and look at other indicators across different periods to confirm that a breakdown or reversion is likely to occur.

About HR Block Predictive Indicators

The successful prediction of HR Block stock price could yield a significant profit to investors. But is it possible? The efficient-market hypothesis suggests that all published stock prices of traded companies, such as HR Block, already reflect all publicly available information. This academic statement is a fundamental principle of many financial and investing theories used today. However, the typical investor usually disagrees with a 'textbook' version of this hypothesis and continually tries to find mispriced stocks to increase returns. We use internally-developed statistical techniques to arrive at the intrinsic value of HR Block based on analysis of HR Block hews, social hype, general headline patterns, and widely used predictive technical indicators.
We also calculate exposure to HR Block's market risk, different technical and fundamental indicators, relevant financial multiples and ratios, and then comparing them to HR Block's related companies.
 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Long Term Debt to Equity40.064.237.037.94
Interest Coverage0.947.28.448.66

Story Coverage note for HR Block

The number of cover stories for HR Block depends on current market conditions and HR Block's risk-adjusted performance over time. The coverage that generates the most noise at a given time depends on the prevailing investment theme that HR Block is classified under. However, while its typical story may have numerous social followers, the rapid visibility can also attract short-sellers, who usually are skeptical about HR Block's long-term prospects. So, having above-average coverage will typically attract above-average short interest, leading to significant price volatility.

HR Block Short Properties

HR Block's future price predictability will typically decrease when HR Block's long traders begin to feel the short-sellers pressure to drive the price lower. The predictive aspect of HR Block often depends not only on the future outlook of the potential HR Block's investors but also on the ongoing dynamics between investors with different trading styles. Because the market risk indicators may have small false signals, it is better to identify suitable times to hedge a portfolio using different long/short signals. HR Block's indicators that are reflective of the short sentiment are summarized in the table below.
Common Stock Shares Outstanding188777000.00
Cash And Short Term Investments885015000.00
Please check HR Block Basic Forecasting Models to cross-verify your projections. You can also try Global Correlations module to find global opportunities by holding instruments from different markets.

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Is HR Block's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of HR Block. If investors know HR Block will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about HR Block listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
1.46
Market Capitalization
6.6 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
(0.07) 
Return On Assets
0.15
The market value of HR Block is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of HR Block that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of HR Block's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is HR Block's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because HR Block's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect HR Block's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between HR Block's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine HR Block value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, HR Block's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.