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BLK : NYSE : Financial
$345.55 | %
Today's Range: 344.41 - 347.63
Avg. Daily Volume: 553,300
10/21/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

BLACKROCK INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2837.02910.0
EBITDA ($mil)0.01290.0
EBIT ($mil)1209.01222.0
Net Income ($mil)875.0843.0

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.05749.0
Total Assets ($mil)0.0222216.0
Total Debt ($mil)0.04950.0
Equity ($mil)0.028136.0

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin42.6244.33
EBITDA Margin0.044.32
Operating Margin42.6241.99
Sales Turnover0.00.05
Return on Assets0.01.48
Return on Equity0.011.71
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense52.050.0
Interest Coverage23.2524.44

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)163.86166.06
Div / share2.292.18
Book value / share0.0169.44
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume537763.0567565.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 20.96 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.62. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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BLK 18.75 Peers 20.96   BLK NA Peers 14.82

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

BLK is trading at a discount to its peers.


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

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
BLK 15.95 Peers 19.16   BLK NM Peers 2.15

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.


Neutral. 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's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
BLK NA Peers 5.48   BLK -2.22 Peers 6.17

Neutral. 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.

Ratio not available.


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.

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
BLK 5.25 Peers 4.31   BLK -1.72 Peers -0.23

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 premium to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

BLK significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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