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BlackRock Inc
BLK : NYSE : Financial
$322.40 4.59 | 1.44%
Today's Range: 319.05 - 323.15
Avg. Daily Volume: 540,600
07/14/14 - 11:25 AM ET

Financial Analysis


BLACKROCK INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.47% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Net Sales ($mil)2670.02449.0
EBITDA ($mil)1124.01014.0
EBIT ($mil)1051.0942.0
Net Income ($mil)756.0632.0


Balance Sheet Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)4585.04232.0
Total Assets ($mil)216297.0200738.0
Total Debt ($mil)8180.08019.0
Equity ($mil)26478.025345.0


Profitability Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Gross Profit Margin42.141.4
EBITDA Margin42.0941.4
Operating Margin39.3638.46
Sales Turnover0.050.05
Return on Assets1.411.25
Return on Equity11.549.93
Debt Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.240.24
Interest Expense53.054.0
Interest Coverage19.8317.44


Share Data Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)169.14171.1
Div / share1.931.68
EPS4.43.62
Book value / share156.55148.13
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume546830.0805083.0

Valuation


BUY. BLACKROCK INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.18 for the Capital Markets industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 19.48. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.02 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.69 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.25. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, BLACKROCK INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BLK 17.89 Peers 25.18   BLK 16.40 Peers 20.79

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

BLK is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

BLK is trading at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BLK 14.86 Peers 15.88   BLK 1.70 Peers 0.95

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

BLK is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

BLK trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
BLK 2.02 Peers 2.25   BLK 23.66 Peers 99.27

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

BLK is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, BLK is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BLK 5.14 Peers 3.71   BLK 9.05 Peers 8.80

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

BLK is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

BLK is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.

 

 

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