Black Knight Financial Services (BKFS) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
Press coverage about Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Black Knight Financial Services earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the technology company an impact score of 47.287845459763 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS) traded down $0.55 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $43.05. 770,149 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 261,923. The company has a quick ratio of 1.78, a current ratio of 1.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78. Black Knight Financial Services has a 52 week low of $34.00 and a 52 week high of $45.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $6,610.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 68.33.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Black Knight Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. William Blair began coverage on shares of Black Knight Financial Services in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. They set an “outperform” rating for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Black Knight Financial Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $46.50.
About Black Knight Financial Services
Black Knight Financial Services, Inc is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides integrated technology, workflow automation, and data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries. The Company’s segments include Technology, and Data and Analytics. The Company’s Technology segment offers software and hosting solutions that support loan servicing, loan origination and settlement services.
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