Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for Black Knight Inc (BKI) Lifted by Analyst

Black Knight Inc (NYSE:BKI) – SunTrust Banks raised their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for Black Knight in a research report issued on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst A. Jeffrey now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.40 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.36. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Black Knight’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.42 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.45 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.46 EPS.

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on BKI. William Blair reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Black Knight in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. Bank of America lowered their target price on shares of Black Knight from $57.00 to $54.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday. Barclays lowered their target price on shares of Black Knight from $54.00 to $53.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Black Knight from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Wedbush reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $50.00 target price on shares of Black Knight in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $50.78.

Black Knight (BKI) opened at $45.85 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 1.88 and a current ratio of 1.88. The company has a market cap of $7,036.55, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.62, a P/E/G ratio of 2.26 and a beta of 0.83. Black Knight has a 12 month low of $37.10 and a 12 month high of $53.00.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BKI. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. acquired a new position in Black Knight in the fourth quarter valued at $102,000. Duncker Streett & Co. Inc. acquired a new position in Black Knight in the fourth quarter valued at $111,000. Hirtle Callaghan & Co LLC acquired a new position in Black Knight in the fourth quarter valued at $115,000. First Bank & Trust acquired a new position in Black Knight in the fourth quarter valued at $130,000. Finally, JFS Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Black Knight in the fourth quarter valued at $131,000. Institutional investors own 28.29% of the company’s stock.

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Black Knight Company Profile

Black Knight, Inc 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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