Black Knight Earnings Estimate

BKI
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USD 66.18  0.79  1.21%   

Many public companies, such as Black Knight, manage the perception of their earnings on a regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are also an essential input when attempting to value a firm. By analyzing Black Knight's earnings estimates, investors can diagnose different trends across Black Knight's analyst sentiment over time as well as compare current estimates against different timeframes.
Black Knight is projected to generate 2.11 in earnings per share on the 31st of December 2021. Black Knight earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected Black Knight EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Continue to Trending Equities.
  
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The current Gross Profit is estimated to decrease to about 1.4 B. The current Profit Margin is estimated to decrease to 0.14
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Black Knight Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of Black Knight is based on official Zacks consensus of 5 analysts regarding Black Knight future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 94.58%, the future earnings per share of Black Knight is estimated to be 2.11 with the lowest and highest values of 2.08 and 2.12, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for Black Knight is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
  Current EPS 1.24
2.08
Lowest
Expected EPS 2.11
2.12
Highest

Black Knight Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of Black Knight's value are higher than the current market price of the Black Knight stock. In this case, investors may conclude that Black Knight is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and Black Knight's stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2021

5

94.58%

1.24

2.11

Black Knight Earnings History

Earnings estimate consensus by Black Knight analysts from Wall Street is used by the market to judge Black Knight's stock performance. The investors also use these earnings estimates to evaluate and project the stock performance into the future in order to make their investment decisions. However, we recommend analyzing not only Black Knight's upcoming profit reports and earnings-per-share forecasts but also compare them to our different valuation methods.

Black Knight Quarterly Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA

476.1 Million

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Black Knight Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit are most likely to increase significantly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit was reported at 968.2 Million. The current Earnings per Basic Share is estimated to increase to 1.37, while Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is projected to decrease to roughly 297.5 M. The current Weighted Average Shares Diluted is estimated to increase to about 155.9 M, while Weighted Average Shares is projected to decrease to roughly 151.9 M.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Black Knight's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Black Knight in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
65.3868.2171.04
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Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
59.5676.8179.64
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
66.0368.8771.70
Details
11 Analysts
Consensus
LowTarget PriceHigh
85.0095.20107.00
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Black Knight. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Black Knight's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Black Knight's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Black Knight.
Note that many institutional investors and large investment bankers can move markets due to the volume of Black assets they manage. They also follow analysts to some degree and often drive overall investor sentiments towards Black Knight. With so many stockholders watching consensus numbers, the difference between actual and projected earnings is one of the most critical factors driving Black stock price in the short term.

Black Knight Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of Black Knight refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering Black Knight predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of Black Knight, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

Black Knight Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as Black Knight, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of Black Knight should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

Black Quarterly Analyst Estimates and Surprise Metrics

Earnings surprises can significantly impact Black Knight's stock price both in the short term and over time. Negative earnings surprises usually result in a price decline. However, it has been seen that positive earnings surprises lead to an immediate rise in a stock's price and a gradual increase over time. This is why we often hear news about some companies beating earning projections. Financial analysts spend a large amount of time predicting earnings per share (EPS) along with other important future indicators. Many analysts use forecasting models, management guidance, and additional fundamental information to derive an EPS estimate.
Reported
Fiscal Date
Estimated EPS
Reported EPS
Surprise
2022-05-05
2022-03-310.60.630.03
2022-02-15
2021-12-310.620.660.04
2021-11-08
2021-09-300.56910.60.0309
2021-08-05
2021-06-300.54240.570.0276
2021-05-06
2021-03-310.510.560.05
2021-02-16
2020-12-310.55370.60.0463
2020-11-09
2020-09-300.49910.520.0209
2020-08-10
2020-06-300.46640.520.053611 
2020-05-05
2020-03-310.45180.470.0182
2020-02-13
2019-12-310.48290.540.057111 
2019-11-06
2019-09-300.4880.510.022
2019-08-06
2019-06-300.48230.490.0077
2019-05-01
2019-03-310.43470.440.0053
2019-02-13
2018-12-310.4660.50.034
2018-10-30
2018-09-300.4540.480.026
2018-07-30
2018-06-300.43710.460.0229
2018-05-07
2018-03-310.39780.430.0322
2018-02-07
2017-12-310.36730.370.0027
2017-11-01
2017-09-300.360.360
2017-07-19
2017-06-300.330.350.02
2017-05-03
2017-03-310.30.30
2017-02-01
2016-12-310.290.30.01
2016-11-02
2016-09-300.290.290
2016-07-20
2016-06-300.280.290.01
2016-04-27
2016-03-310.250.270.02
2016-02-10
2015-12-310.250.260.01
2015-10-27
2015-09-300.230.250.02
2015-07-29
2015-06-300.190.240.0526 
2015-05-26
2015-03-31None0.2132None

About Black Knight Earnings Estimate

The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of Black Knight earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current Black Knight estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as Black Knight fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit968.2 MB
Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT327.2 M297.5 M
Earnings per Basic Share 1.34  1.37 
Earnings per Diluted Share 1.33  1.31 
Price to Earnings Ratio 61.86  57.95 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA692.2 M626.2 M
Earnings before Tax243.6 M209.7 M
Black Knight, Inc. provides integrated software, data, and analytics solutions in North America and Internationally. The Software Solutions segment offers software and hosting solutions comprising MSP, a software as a service application platform for mortgage, home equity loans, and lines of credit Servicing Digital, a web and mobile solution for consumers that provides easy access to customized timely information about their mortgages Loss Mitigation, an integrated solution that supports retention and liquidation workouts and Empower, a loan origination system used by lenders to originate mortgages, home equity loans, and HELOCs. This segment also provides LoanCatcher, a cloud-based loan origination system designed for the needs of brokers and LoanSifter PPE designed to meet the needs of the broker community by providing access to investors and loan products. The Data and Analytics segment offers property ownership data, lien data, servicing data, automated valuation models, collateral risk scores, behavioral models, lead generation, multiple listing service, and other data solutions. The company was formerly known as Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. and changed its name to Black Knight, Inc. in October 2017. Black Knight, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
5.76
Market Capitalization
10.3 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.11
Return On Assets
0.0341
Return On Equity
0.17
The market value of Black Knight is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Black that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Black Knight's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Black Knight's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Black Knight's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Black Knight's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Black Knight's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Black Knight value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Black Knight's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.