Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:BKFS) CEO Thomas J. Sanzone sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.19, for a total value of $1,325,700.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 871,990 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $38,533,238.10. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE BKFS) opened at 44.45 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $2.98 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 78.40 and a beta of 0.75. Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. has a 52 week low of $34.00 and a 52 week high of $45.25. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $43.93 and a 200 day moving average price of $43.13.

Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 19th. The technology company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.33. The firm had revenue of $263.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $265.24 million. Black Knight Financial Services had a net margin of 3.96% and a return on equity of 8.29%. The firm’s revenue was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.29 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. will post $1.38 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Black Knight Financial Services by 84.3% during the 4th quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 29,667 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,121,000 after acquiring an additional 13,570 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its position in shares of Black Knight Financial Services by 224.2% during the 1st quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 61,457 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $2,354,000 after acquiring an additional 42,502 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Black Knight Financial Services by 33.0% during the 1st quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 137,101 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $5,251,000 after acquiring an additional 34,016 shares during the period. Capital Fund Management S.A. acquired a new stake in shares of Black Knight Financial Services during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $314,000. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Black Knight Financial Services during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $585,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 99.62% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. William Blair assumed coverage on Black Knight Financial Services in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. They issued an “outperform” rating for the company. BidaskClub cut Black Knight Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised Black Knight Financial Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Wells Fargo & Company reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $47.00 price objective (up previously from $43.50) on shares of Black Knight Financial Services in a report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Sidoti reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $48.00 price objective (up previously from $45.00) on shares of Black Knight Financial Services in a report on Friday, July 21st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $46.00.

Black Knight Financial Services Company Profile

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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