BlackRock Inc. (BLK): Price and Financial Metrics

BlackRock Inc. (BLK): $868.95

2.09 (+0.24%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where BLK ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 78.44% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BLK is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • BLK ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 16th percentile.

BLK Stock Summary

  • BlackRock Inc's market capitalization of $132,219,035,971 is ahead of 98.24% of US-listed equities.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for BlackRock Inc is higher than 84.66% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of BlackRock Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 84.04% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to BlackRock Inc are AMAT, INTU, IBM, SNY, and TGT.
  • Visit BLK's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BLK Valuation Summary

  • BLK's price/earnings ratio is 25.3; this is 109.09% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, BLK's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.9.
  • BLK's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BLK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BLK 2020-12-08 6.9 3.2 23.2 18.3
BLK 2017-09-18 6.0 2.3 20.1 13.8
BLK 2016-09-27 5.3 2.1 18.7 12.7
BLK 2009-07-21 5.1 2.0 38.5 24.1
BLK 2008-07-28 4.8 2.2 23.7 15.6
BLK 2002-12-10 4.5 4.3 20.1 11.0

BLK Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 31.86%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 28.89%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -25.88%.
Over the past 30 months, BLK's revenue has gone up $2,660,000,000.

The table below shows BLK's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 16,893 4,108 5,325
2020-12-31 16,205 3,743 4,932
2020-09-30 15,704 3,020 4,685
2020-06-30 15,027 2,956 4,440
2020-03-31 14,903 2,171 4,229
2019-12-31 14,539 2,884 4,476

BLK Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BLK, see our BLK price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $932.46 Average Broker Recommendation 1.43 (Moderate Buy)

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BLK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $868.95 52-week high $920.31
Prev. close $866.86 52-week low $531.39
Day low $867.79 Volume 528,500
Day high $878.08 Avg. volume 630,016
50-day MA $873.40 Dividend yield 1.9%
200-day MA $758.75 Market Cap 132.54B

BlackRock Inc. (BLK) Company Bio

BlackRock, Inc. is an American multinational investment management corporation based in New York City. Founded in 1988, initially as a risk management and fixed income institutional asset manager, BlackRock is the world's largest asset manager, with over $8 trillion in assets under management as of January 2021. BlackRock operates globally with 70 offices in 30 countries and clients in 100 countries. (Source:Wikipedia)

BLK Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$868.95$214.45 -75%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for BLK, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that BlackRock Inc ranked in the 22th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for BLK, they are:

  • As a business, BLK is generating more cash flow than 90.79% of positive cash flow stocks in the Financial Services.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 5% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 18.26% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • BLK's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 47.03% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

AMK, STFC, V, PRAA, and HLNE can be thought of as valuation peers to BLK, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest BLK News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about BlackRock Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BLK as an investment opportunity.

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BLK Price Returns

1-mo 0.19%
3-mo 7.36%
6-mo 21.47%
1-year 55.61%
3-year 83.72%
5-year 172.86%
YTD 21.71%
2020 47.21%
2019 31.87%
2018 -21.59%
2017 38.20%
2016 14.64%

BLK Dividends

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