Shares of Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKFS) have been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the ten brokerages that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $46.50.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Black Knight from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Black Knight from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, William Blair assumed coverage on shares of Black Knight in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock.

Black Knight (NYSE:BKFS) opened at $43.05 on Thursday. Black Knight has a 12 month low of $34.00 and a 12 month high of $45.25. The company has a current ratio of 1.78, a quick ratio of 1.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78.

In other Black Knight news, CEO Thomas J. Sanzone sold 30,000 shares of Black Knight stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.19, for a total value of $1,325,700.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 871,990 shares in the company, valued at $38,533,238.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Insiders own 30.78% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. boosted its stake in Black Knight by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 15,323 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $628,000 after purchasing an additional 116 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp boosted its stake in Black Knight by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 44,336 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,816,000 after purchasing an additional 173 shares during the period. First Bank & Trust boosted its stake in Black Knight by 9.5% in the 2nd quarter. First Bank & Trust now owns 2,986 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $122,000 after purchasing an additional 260 shares during the period. Forward Management LLC boosted its stake in Black Knight by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. Forward Management LLC now owns 6,116 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $250,000 after purchasing an additional 269 shares during the period. Finally, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Black Knight by 13.4% in the 2nd quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,843 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $116,000 after purchasing an additional 337 shares during the period. 44.68% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Black Knight Company Profile

Black Knight Financial Services, Inc is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides integrated technology, workflow automation, and data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries. The Company’s segments include Technology, and Data and Analytics. The Company’s Technology segment offers software and hosting solutions that support loan servicing, loan origination and settlement services.

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