Black Knight Inc (NYSE:BKI) – Stock analysts at SunTrust Banks boosted their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for Black Knight in a research note issued on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst A. Jeffrey now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $0.40 for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.36. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Black Knight’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.42 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.45 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.46 EPS.

BKI has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Black Knight from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Bank of America dropped their price target on shares of Black Knight from $57.00 to $54.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. William Blair restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Black Knight in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. Compass Point began coverage on shares of Black Knight in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $52.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Barclays boosted their price target on shares of Black Knight from $43.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Black Knight currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $50.78.

Shares of Black Knight (NYSE BKI) opened at $46.70 on Monday. Black Knight has a 1-year low of $37.10 and a 1-year high of $53.00. The company has a current ratio of 1.88, a quick ratio of 1.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90. The firm has a market cap of $7,182.35, a P/E ratio of 32.21, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.83 and a beta of 0.83.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Venturi Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Black Knight in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $1,572,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Black Knight during the 4th quarter valued at $936,000. USS Investment Management Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Black Knight during the 4th quarter valued at $2,201,000. CWM LLC acquired a new position in shares of Black Knight during the 4th quarter valued at $1,839,000. Finally, State of Alaska Department of Revenue acquired a new position in shares of Black Knight during the 4th quarter valued at $353,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 30.94% of the company’s stock.

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About Black Knight

Black Knight, Inc 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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