NYSE:BLK - BlackRock Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $439.14 -2.52 (-0.57 %) (As of 05/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$441.66Today's Range$436.39 - $441.8152-Week Range$360.79 - $557.00Volume284,984 shsAverage Volume593,538 shsMarket Capitalization$67.86 billionP/E Ratio16.31Dividend Yield3.01%Beta1.44 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Current SymbolNYSE:BLK Previous Symbol CUSIP09247X10 CIK1364742 Webhttp://www.blackrock.com/ Phone212-810-5300Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.83 Current Ratio3.49 Quick Ratio3.49Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.31 Forward P/E Ratio15.81 P/E Growth1.59 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.20 billion Price / Sales4.78 Cash Flow$28.9098 per share Price / Cash Flow15.19 Book Value$202.96 per share Price / Book2.16Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$26.93 Net Income$4.31 billion Net Margins30.58% Return on Equity13.46% Return on Assets2.49%Miscellaneous Employees14,900 Outstanding Shares154,521,000Market Cap$67.86 billion Next Earnings Date7/15/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 Wednesday, January 16th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 6th will be paid a dividend of $3.30 per share on Thursday, March 21st. This represents a $13.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 5th. This is a boost from BlackRock's previous quarterly dividend of $3.13. View BlackRock's Dividend History. How were BlackRock's earnings last quarter? BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 16th. The asset manager reported $6.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $6.13 by $0.48. The asset manager earned $3.35 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.30 billion. BlackRock had a return on equity of 13.46% and a net margin of 30.58%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $6.48 EPS. 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 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BlackRock. What price target have analysts set for BLK? 13 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for BlackRock's shares. Their predictions range from $405.36 to $592.00. On average, they expect BlackRock's share price to reach $510.7969 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BlackRock. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BlackRock? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BlackRock in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BlackRock. Has BlackRock been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about BLK stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BlackRock earned a daily sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the asset manager a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. 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 (SCHW), Credit Suisse Group (CS), TD Ameritrade (AMTD), Raymond James (RJF), MarketAxess (MKTX), Nomura (NMR), SEI Investments (SEIC), Jefferies Financial Group (JEF), Virtu Financial (VIRT), Stifel Financial (SF), Navient (NAVI), Futu (FHL) and Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR). What other stocks do shareholders of BlackRock own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BlackRock investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), Hawkins (HWKN), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Precision Drilling (PD), NIC (EGOV), Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM) and Gran Tierra Energy (GTE). Who are BlackRock's key executives? BlackRock's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Laurence Douglas Fink, Chairman & CEO (Age 66)Mr. Robert Steven Kapito, Pres & Director (Age 63)Mr. Gary Stephen Shedlin, Sr. MD & CFO (Age 56)Mr. Robert Lawrence Goldstein, Sr. MD, COO & Global Head of BlackRock Solutions (Age 45)Mr. J. Richard Kushel, Sr. MD and Head of Multi-Asset Strategies & Global Fixed Income Groups (Age 52) Who are BlackRock's major shareholders? BlackRock's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (21.53%), BlackRock Inc. (4.78%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.83%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.31%), Morgan Stanley (1.27%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.06%). Company insiders that own BlackRock stock include Deryck C Maughan, Gary Shedlin, J Richard Kushel, Jeff A Smith, Laurence Fink, Marc D Comerchero, Mark Mccombe, Rachel Lord, Robert L Goldstein, Robert W Fairbairn, Ryan Stork, Susan Wagner and William E Ford. 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 Wellington Management Group LLP, FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Davis Capital Partners LLC, Huntington National Bank, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Federated Investors Inc. PA. Company insiders that have sold BlackRock company stock in the last year include Gary Shedlin, J Richard Kushel, Jeff A Smith, Laurence Fink, Marc D Comerchero, Mark Mccombe, Rachel Lord and Robert L Goldstein. 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 Pennsylvania Trust Co, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, FIL Ltd, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought BlackRock stock in the last two years include Deryck C Maughan and William E Ford. 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 $439.14. How big of a company is BlackRock? BlackRock has a market capitalization of $67.86 billion and generates $14.20 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $4.31 billion in net income (profit) each year or $26.93 on an earnings per share basis. BlackRock employs 14,900 workers across the globe. What is BlackRock's official website? The official website for BlackRock is http://www.blackrock.com/. 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: 797 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 605 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,402MarketBeat'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. 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