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BLK : NYSE : Financial
$416.55 | %
Today's Range: 414.3803 - 419.76
Avg. Daily Volume: 575000.0
08/18/17 - 4:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis

BLACKROCK INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.45% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)2965.02804.0
EBITDA ($mil)1300.01231.0
EBIT ($mil)1242.01173.0
Net Income ($mil)857.0789.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)5582.05237.0
Total Assets ($mil)217488.0222055.0
Total Debt ($mil)4970.04950.0
Equity ($mil)29555.028568.0

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin43.8443.9
EBITDA Margin43.8443.9
Operating Margin41.8941.83
Sales Turnover0.050.05
Return on Assets1.581.41
Return on Equity11.6511.02
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense48.051.0
Interest Coverage25.8823.0

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)162.21164.46
Div / share2.52.29
Book value / share182.21173.7
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume576239.0490900.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 20.67 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.23. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.30 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.69. 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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premium   discount
BLK 20.15 Peers 20.67   BLK 20.17 Peers 20.50

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

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


Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
BLK 16.87 Peers 17.77   BLK 1.41 Peers 2.29

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 2.30 Peers 3.69   BLK 11.08 Peers 54.08

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 significant 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.

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  Sales Growth
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BLK 5.92 Peers 4.00   BLK 2.81 Peers 18.67

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 significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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