NYSE:BLK - BlackRock Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $502.78 -2.11 (-0.42 %) (As of 07/22/2018 03:16 AM ET)Previous Close$502.78Today's Range$501.02 - $504.8352-Week Range$408.62 - $594.52Volume812,492 shsAverage Volume598,833 shsMarket Capitalization$80.87 billionP/E Ratio22.25Dividend Yield2.28%Beta1.65 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email BlackRock, 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. Receive BLK News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BLK and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Security brokers & dealers Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks SectorFinance SymbolNYSE:BLK CUSIP09247X10 Webwww.blackrock.com Phone212-810-5300 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.02 Current Ratio3.96 Quick Ratio3.96 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.25 Forward P/E Ratio18.16 P/E Growth1.57 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$12.49 billion Price / Sales6.45 Cash Flow$24.6219 per share Price / Cash20.42 Book Value$199.25 per share Price / Book2.52 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$22.60 Net Income$4.97 billion Net Margins38.97% Return on Equity13.29% Return on Assets1.90% Miscellaneous Employees13,900 Outstanding Shares160,170,000Market Cap$80,867.73 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 7th will be given a dividend of $3.13 per share on Monday, September 24th. This represents a $12.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 6th. This is a positive change from BlackRock's previous quarterly dividend of $2.88. View BlackRock's Dividend History. How will BlackRock's stock buyback program work? BlackRock declared that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 6,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were BlackRock's earnings last quarter? BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) released its earnings results on Monday, July, 16th. The asset manager reported $6.66 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $6.55 by $0.11. The asset manager earned $3.61 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.58 billion. BlackRock had a return on equity of 13.29% and a net margin of 38.97%. The company's revenue was up 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $5.24 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 Tuesday, October, 9th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BlackRock. What price target have analysts set for BLK? 11 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for BlackRock's shares. Their predictions range from $547.00 to $682.00. On average, they anticipate BlackRock's stock price to reach $597.2727 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for BlackRock. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BlackRock? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BlackRock in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of BlackRock's key competitors? Some companies that are related to BlackRock include Morgan Stanley (MS), Goldman Sachs Group (GS), Charles Schwab Co. Common Stock (SCHW), Credit Suisse Group (CS), TD Ameritrade (AMTD), Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR), Nomura (NMR), Raymond James (RJF), SEI Investments (SEIC), MarketAxess (MKTX), Virtu Financial (VIRT), Stifel Financial (SF), Navient (NAVI), Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR) and Wisdom Tree Investments (WETF). 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, Sr. MD & CFO (Age 55)Mr. Robert Lawrence Goldstein, Chief Operating Officer (Age 44)Mr. Mark Seumas McCombe OBE, Sr. MD & Head of Americas (Age 51) Has BlackRock been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about BLK stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 49.15 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are BlackRock's major shareholders? BlackRock's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.20%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.13%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.12%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.08%), Huntington National Bank (0.07%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%). Company insiders that own BlackRock stock include Deryck C Maughan, Gary Shedlin, J Richard Kushel, James Grosfeld, Jeff A Smith, Laurence Fink, 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 major investors are selling BlackRock stock? BLK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fred Alger Management Inc., Hartford Investment Management Co., LS Investment Advisors LLC, Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc., RNC Capital Management LLC, Whittier Trust Co., Knowledge Leaders Capital LLC and Bremer Trust National Association. Company insiders that have sold BlackRock company stock in the last year include J Richard Kushel, Jeff A Smith, Laurence Fink, Marc D Comerchero, Mark Mccombe, Robert L Goldstein, Robert W Fairbairn, Ryan Stork and Susan Wagner. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock. Which major investors are buying BlackRock stock? BLK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., GWM Advisors LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC, Segment Wealth Management LLC and Eagle Capital Management LLC. 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 $502.78. How big of a company is BlackRock? BlackRock has a market capitalization of $80.87 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 (NYSE BLK)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 645 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 524 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,169MarketBeat'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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Book Value of a Share?