BlackRock Inc

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BLK : NYSE : Financial
$388.76 -3.21 | -0.82%
Today's Range: 388.01 - 390.6899
Avg. Daily Volume: 650000.0
02/17/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

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

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2890.02863.0
EBITDA ($mil)0.01188.0
EBIT ($mil)1225.01137.0
Net Income ($mil)851.0861.0

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.06231.0
Total Assets ($mil)0.0225261.0
Total Debt ($mil)0.04930.0
Equity ($mil)0.028503.0

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin42.3941.49
EBITDA Margin0.041.49
Operating Margin42.3939.71
Sales Turnover0.00.05
Return on Assets0.01.48
Return on Equity0.011.73
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense51.051.0
Interest Coverage24.0222.29

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)163.12165.6
Div / share2.292.18
Book value / share0.0172.12
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume646214.0667473.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.63 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.35. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing 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 20.59 Peers 25.63   BLK NA Peers 27.70

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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BLK 16.24 Peers 17.21   BLK 2.69 Peers 1.96

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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BLK NA Peers 4.08   BLK -3.79 Peers 4.04

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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BLK 5.73 Peers 9.20   BLK -2.16 Peers 4.57

Discount. 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 discount 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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