Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) by 4.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,123,314 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 188,121 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. owned 6.16% of Black Knight Financial Services worth $177,508,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its position in shares of Black Knight Financial Services by 80.4% during the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 8,650 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $354,000 after buying an additional 3,856 shares in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System raised its position in shares of Black Knight Financial Services by 11.7% during the 2nd quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 51,272 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $2,100,000 after buying an additional 5,383 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its position in shares of Black Knight Financial Services by 9.9% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 4,717 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $193,000 after buying an additional 426 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Black Knight Financial Services by 7.5% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 328,604 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $13,458,000 after buying an additional 22,803 shares in the last quarter. Finally, ETF Managers Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Black Knight Financial Services during the 2nd quarter valued at about $198,000. 44.68% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Black Knight Financial Services Inc (BKFS) traded down 1.26% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $43.05. 770,149 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $43.81 and a 200 day moving average of $43.81. The company has a market cap of $2.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 75.93 and a beta of 0.74. Black Knight Financial Services Inc has a 12 month low of $34.00 and a 12 month high of $45.25.

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Several analysts have recently issued reports on BKFS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Black Knight Financial Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. BidaskClub cut shares of Black Knight Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. Bank of America Corporation upped their target price on shares of Black Knight Financial Services from $45.00 to $47.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. Knight Equity restated a “hold” rating on shares of Black Knight Financial Services in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, William Blair started coverage on shares of Black Knight Financial Services in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $46.50.

In other Black Knight Financial Services news, CEO Thomas J. Sanzone sold 30,000 shares of Black Knight Financial Services stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.19, for a total transaction of $1,325,700.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 871,990 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $38,533,238.10. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 30.78% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Black Knight Financial Services 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS)

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