NYSE:BLK - BlackRock Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $507.09 +0.42 (+0.08 %) (As of 07/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$507.09Today's Range$504.43 - $512.5052-Week Range$408.62 - $594.52Volume786,498 shsAverage Volume532,428 shsMarket Capitalization$81.22 billionP/E Ratio21.04Dividend Yield2.27%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 Ratio21.04 Forward P/E Ratio18.32 P/E Growth1.58 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$12.49 billion Price / Sales6.50 Cash Flow$24.7240 per share Price / Cash20.51 Book Value$199.25 per share Price / Book2.54 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$22.60 Net Income$4.97 billion Net Margins39.22% Return on Equity12.76% Return on Assets1.80% Miscellaneous Employees13,900 Outstanding Shares160,170,000Market Cap$81,220.10 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. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.27%. 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 of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback 6,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were BlackRock's earnings last quarter? BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) announced its earnings results on Friday, January, 12th. The asset manager reported $6.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $5.94 by $0.30. The asset manager earned $3.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.33 billion. BlackRock had a net margin of 39.22% and a return on equity of 12.76%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 20.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $5.14 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, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BlackRock. What price target have analysts set for BLK? 11 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for BlackRock's stock. Their predictions range from $500.00 to $682.00. On average, they anticipate BlackRock's share price to reach $583.8182 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.1% 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 Goldman Sachs Group (GS), Morgan Stanley (MS), 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 this week, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 47.53 out of 100, indicating that recent media 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.20%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.08%), Windward Capital Management Co. CA (0.03%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.02%) and Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling BlackRock stock? BLK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bremer Trust National Association, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Vision Capital Management Inc., Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, First Financial Bank Trust Division and Rockland Trust Co.. 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 major investors are buying BlackRock stock? BLK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Investment House LLC, Atria Investments LLC, DnB Asset Management AS and Trust Co. of Vermont. 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 $507.09. How big of a company is BlackRock? BlackRock has a market capitalization of $81.22 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: 633 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 514 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,147MarketBeat'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. 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