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BKI -  USA Stock  

USD 70.00  0.05  0.07%

Market Performance
10 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 17
Black Knight is trading at 70.00 as of the 25th of May 2022. This is a 0.07% increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 69.95. Black Knight has less than a 17 % chance of experiencing some financial distress in the next two years of operation and had a ok performance during the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Black Knight are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 4th of June 2020 and ending today, the 25th of May 2022. Click here to learn more.
Black Knight, Inc. provides integrated software, data, and analytics solutions in North America and Internationally. Black Knight, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Black Knight operates under SoftwareApplication classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 155.31 M outstanding shares of which 2.57 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 1.65 days to cover. More on Black Knight
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Black Knight Stock Highlights

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Black Knight was previously known as BLACK KNIGHT INC and was traded on New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BKFS.
Black Knight has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
Over 94.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition or disposition of Black Knight securities by Rao Gnaneshwar B
Black Knight Fama & French Business Services
Business Services
Fama & French Classification
Black Knight SEC Filings
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Older SymbolBKFS
New SymbolBKI1
CEOThomas Millner  (View All)
Thematic Classifications
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Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Black Knight report their recommendations after researching Black Knight's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Black Knight's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Black Knight. The Black consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Black Knight.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Black Knight based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Black Knight financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares151.9 M155.1 M
Fairly Down
Very volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted155.9 M155.8 M
Slightly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations426.6 M449.9 M
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Total Assets5.9 B6.4 B
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities2.9 B3.1 B
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Current Assets357 M352.1 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities276.6 M264.8 M
Sufficiently Up
Slightly volatile
Total Debt2.3 B2.4 B
Sufficiently Down
Very volatile
Return on Average Assets0.03580.033
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.890.9
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.240.236
Fairly Up
Very volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Black Knight's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
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Financial Strength
Black Knight's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Black Knight's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Black Knight's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Black Knight's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Black Knight's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Black Knight deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Black Knight cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company has 2.45 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.75, which is OK given its current industry classification. Black Knight has a current ratio of 1.3, demonstrating that it is in a questionable position to pay out its financial commitments when the payables are due. Debt can assist Black Knight until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Black Knight's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Black Knight sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Black to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Black Knight's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

Operating Cash Flow

426.65 MillionShare
Black Knight (BKI) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in 601 Riverside Avenue and employs 6,400 people. Black Knight was previously known as BLACK KNIGHT INC and was traded on New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BKFS. Black Knight is listed under Business Services category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with total capitalization of 11.18 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Black Knight's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Black Knight's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Black Knight runs under Technology sector within Software—Application industry. The entity has 155.31 M outstanding shares of which 2.57 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 1.65 days to cover. Black Knight has about 77.1 M in cash with 449.9 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.5.
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Black Knight retains a total of 155.31 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Black Knight outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Black Knight to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Black Knight. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Black Knight as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Black Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Black Knight's target price odds to finish over the current price? In reference to a normal probability distribution, the odds of Black Knight jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 12.38%. The Black Knight probability density function shows the probability of Black Knight stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon the stock has a beta coefficient of 1.0213 suggesting Black Knight market returns are reactive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Black Knight is expected to follow. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.4744, implying that it can generate a 0.47 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 70.0HorizonTargetOdds Above 70.0
87.54%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Black Knight to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 12.38 (This Black Knight probability density function shows the probability of Black Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Black Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Black Knight that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Black Knight's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Black Knight's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares20.2 M1.2 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares13.7 M796.9 M
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Black Knight Historical Income Statement

Black Knight Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Black's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Black Knight revenue and expense. Black Knight Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Black Knight Weighted Average Shares Diluted is most likely to increase significantly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Weighted Average Shares Diluted was reported at 155.8 Million. The current Income Tax Expense is estimated to increase to about 38.5 M, while Direct Expenses is projected to decrease to roughly 501.9 M. View More Fundamentals

Black Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Black Knight stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Black Knight stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Black Knight is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Black Knight at a given time.

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Black Knight was forked

The entity Black Knight with a symbol BKI was recently forked. You can potentially use BUCKEYE TECHNOLOGIES INC with a symbol BKI1 from now on.

Black Knight Corporate Directors

Black Knight corporate directors refer to members of a Black Knight board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Black Knight's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Black Knight's board members must vote for the resolution. The Black Knight board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
Suwan Thansathit - Independent DirectorProfile
Chonan Phetchayaphaisit - Independent DirectorProfile
David Hunt - Independent DirectorProfile
Phimchai Lueamrung - Managing Director of Human ResourcesProfile

Investing Black Knight

You need to understand the risk of investing before taking a position in Black Knight. The danger of trading Black Knight is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Black Knight is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Black Knight. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Black Knight is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is Black Knight's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Black Knight. If investors know Black will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Black Knight listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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.