BlackRock Inc.

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BLK : NYSE : Finance
$549.75 up 10.22 | 1.89%
Today's Range: 542.05 - 549.91
Avg. Daily Volume: 566200.0
02/23/18 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

BLACKROCK INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 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.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)3469.02890.0
EBITDA ($mil)0.01277.0
EBIT ($mil)1489.01225.0
Net Income ($mil)2304.0851.0

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.06175.0
Total Assets ($mil)0.0220177.0
Total Debt ($mil)0.04915.0
Equity ($mil)0.029098.0

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin42.9244.19
EBITDA Margin0.044.18
Operating Margin42.9242.39
Sales Turnover0.00.05
Return on Assets0.01.44
Return on Equity0.010.9
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense46.051.0
Interest Coverage32.3724.02

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)161.05163.12
Div / share2.52.29
Book value / share0.0178.38
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume586212.0466810.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 29.51 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.51. 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 17.84 Peers 29.51   BLK NA Peers 32.09

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.


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 16.99 Peers 17.17   BLK 0.35 Peers 0.75

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.


Discount. 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 discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
BLK NA Peers 5.38   BLK 59.13 Peers 37.78

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.


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

BLK is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
BLK 6.97 Peers 5.27   BLK 11.97 Peers 14.72

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.


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

BLK trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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