KANSAS CITY, MO, Nov 26, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) will report fiscal 2009 second quarter financial results on Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, after the New York Stock Exchange market closing. At that time, a copy of the press release will be available on the company's Web site at www.hrblock.com.
At 5:00 p.m. EST, the company will host a conference call for analysts, institutional investors and shareholders. Richard Breeden, chairman of the board, Russ Smyth, president and chief executive officer, Becky Shulman, chief financial officer, Tim Gokey, president of Retail Tax Services and Steve Tait, president of RSM McGladrey, will discuss the results and future expectations, as well as respond to analysts' questions. To access the call, please dial the number below approximately five to 10 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time:
U.S./Canada (877) 247-6355 - Conference ID: 75298862
International (706) 679-0371 - Conference ID: 75298862
The call also will be webcast in a listen-only format for the media and public. The link to the webcast and a supporting slide presentation can be accessed directly at http://investor-relations.hrblock.com.
A replay of the call will be available beginning at 7:00 p.m. EST Dec. 8, 2008, and continuing until Dec. 22, 2008, by dialing (800) 642-1687 (U.S./Canada) or (706) 645-9291 (international). The conference ID is 75298862. The webcast will be available for replay on the company's Investor Relations Web site at http://investor-relations.hrblock.com.
H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) is the world's preeminent tax services provider, having served more than 400 million clients since 1955 and generating annual revenues of $4.4 billion in fiscal year 2008. H&R Block provides income tax return preparation and related services and products via a nationwide network of approximately 13,000 company-owned and franchised offices and through TaxCut(R) online and software solutions. The company also provides business services through RSM McGladrey and certain consumer financial services.
SOURCE: H & R Block