NYSE:BLK - BlackRock Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$524.52 +1.16 (+0.22 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 01:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$524.52
Today's Range$516.00 - $525.74
52-Week Range$408.62 - $594.52
Volume753,045 shs
Average Volume475,616 shs
Market Capitalization$84.01 billion
P/E Ratio23.21
Dividend Yield2.20%

About BlackRock (NYSE:BLK)

BlackRock logoBlackRock, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors including corporate, public, union, and industry pension plans, insurance companies, third-party mutual funds, endowments, public institutions, governments, foundations, charities, sovereign wealth funds, corporations, official institutions, and banks. It also provides global risk management and advisory services. The firm manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and balanced portfolios. It also launches and manages open-end and closed-end mutual funds, offshore funds, unit trusts, and alternative investment vehicles including structured funds. The firm launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and real estate mutual funds. It also launches equity, fixed income, balanced, currency, commodity, and multi-asset exchange traded funds. The firm also launches and manages hedge funds. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, real estate, currency, commodity, and alternative markets across the globe. The firm primarily invests in growth and value stocks of small-cap, mid-cap, SMID-cap, large-cap, and multi-cap companies. It also invests in dividend-paying equity securities. The firm invests in investment grade municipal securities, government securities including securities issued or guaranteed by a government or a government agency or instrumentality, corporate bonds, and asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities. It employs fundamental and quantitative analysis with a focus on bottom-up and top-down approach to make its investments. The firm employs liquidity, asset allocation, balanced, real estate, and alternative strategies to make its investments. In real estate sector, it seeks to invest in Poland and Germany. The firm benchmarks the performance of its portfolios against various S&P, Russell, Barclays, MSCI, Citigroup, and Merrill Lynch indices. BlackRock, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is based in New York City with additional offices in Boston, Massachusetts; London, United Kingdom; Gurgaon, India; Hong Kong; Greenwich, Connecticut; Princeton, New Jersey; Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Sydney, Australia; Taipei, Taiwan; Singapore; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Washington, District of Columbia; Toronto, Canada; Wilmington, Delaware; and San Francisco, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.02
Current Ratio3.96
Quick Ratio3.96


Trailing P/E Ratio23.21
Forward P/E Ratio18.73
P/E Growth1.58

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.49 billion
Price / Sales6.73
Cash Flow$24.7298 per share
Price / Cash21.21
Book Value$199.25 per share
Price / Book2.63


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$22.60
Net Income$4.97 billion
Net Margins39.22%
Return on Equity12.76%
Return on Assets1.80%


Outstanding Shares160,170,000

BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BlackRock's stock symbol?

BlackRock trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BLK."

How often does BlackRock pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BlackRock?

BlackRock declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 7th will be given a dividend of $2.88 per share on Thursday, June 21st. This represents a $11.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.20%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 6th. View BlackRock's Dividend History.

How will BlackRock's stock buyback program work?

BlackRock announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 6,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were BlackRock's earnings last quarter?

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 12th. The asset manager reported $6.70 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $6.39 by $0.31. The asset manager earned $3.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.43 billion. BlackRock had a net margin of 39.22% and a return on equity of 12.76%. The business's revenue was up 15.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $5.25 earnings per share. View BlackRock's Earnings History.

When is BlackRock's next earnings date?

BlackRock is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BlackRock.

What price target have analysts set for BLK?

12 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for BlackRock's shares. Their forecasts range from $450.00 to $682.00. On average, they anticipate BlackRock's share price to reach $562.6667 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BlackRock.

Who are some of BlackRock's key competitors?

Who are BlackRock's key executives?

BlackRock's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Laurence Douglas Fink, Chairman & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Robert Steven Kapito, Pres & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Gary Stephen Shedlin, Chief Financial Officer & Sr. Managing Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Robert Lawrence Goldstein, Chief Operating Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. J. Richard Kushel, Sr. MD & Head of Multi-Asset Strategies and Global Fixed Income groups (Age 51)

Has BlackRock been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BLK stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 46.55 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are BlackRock's major shareholders?

BlackRock's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (21.22%), BlackRock Inc. (4.62%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.25%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.21%), Northern Trust Corp (1.05%) and Summit Trail Advisors LLC (0.80%). Company insiders that own BlackRock stock include Deryck C Maughan, Gary Shedlin, J Richard Kushel, James Grosfeld, Jeff A Smith, Marc D Comerchero, Mark Mccombe, Robert L Goldstein, Robert W Fairbairn, Ryan Stork, Susan Wagner, William E Ford and William S Demchak. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BlackRock.

Which institutional investors are selling BlackRock stock?

BLK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Atlantic Trust Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Principal Financial Group Inc. and Becker Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold BlackRock company stock in the last year include J Richard Kushel, Jeff A Smith, Marc D Comerchero, Mark Mccombe, Robert L Goldstein, Robert W Fairbairn, Ryan Stork and Susan Wagner. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock.

Which institutional investors are buying BlackRock stock?

BLK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Trail Advisors LLC, FIL Ltd, BlackRock Inc., CAMG Solamere Management LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado and Origin Asset Management LLP. Company insiders that have bought BlackRock stock in the last two years include Deryck C Maughan, William E Ford and William S Demchak. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock.

How do I buy shares of BlackRock?

Shares of BLK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BlackRock's stock price today?

One share of BLK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $524.52.

How big of a company is BlackRock?

BlackRock has a market capitalization of $84.01 billion and generates $12.49 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $4.97 billion in net income (profit) each year or $22.60 on an earnings per share basis. BlackRock employs 13,900 workers across the globe.

How can I contact BlackRock?

BlackRock's mailing address is 55 EAST 52ND STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10055. The asset manager can be reached via phone at 212-810-5300 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackRock (BLK)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  601 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  497 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,098
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BlackRock and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BLK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BLK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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