Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its position in shares of Black Knight Inc (NYSE:BKI) by 1.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 96,046 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,348 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned about 0.06% of Black Knight worth $5,865,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Black Knight by 58.5% during the third quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 1,243 shares of the company’s stock valued at $75,000 after purchasing an additional 459 shares in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System lifted its holdings in shares of Black Knight by 1.7% during the third quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 232,384 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,189,000 after purchasing an additional 3,798 shares during the period. State Street Corp grew its stake in shares of Black Knight by 1.7% in the third quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,897,441 shares of the company’s stock worth $115,858,000 after purchasing an additional 30,886 shares during the last quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Black Knight by 1.4% in the third quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 40,344 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,464,000 after purchasing an additional 554 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BBVA USA Bancshares Inc. grew its stake in shares of Black Knight by 33.1% in the third quarter. BBVA USA Bancshares Inc. now owns 22,286 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,361,000 after purchasing an additional 5,539 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.09% of the company’s stock.

In other Black Knight news, CEO Anthony M. Jabbour acquired 17,675 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 8th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $57.85 per share, with a total value of $1,022,498.75. Company insiders own 4.40% of the company’s stock.

BKI opened at $62.63 on Tuesday. Black Knight Inc has a twelve month low of $42.62 and a twelve month high of $64.80. The company has a fifty day moving average of $61.46 and a 200-day moving average of $61.05. The stock has a market cap of $9.42 billion, a PE ratio of 38.42, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.52 and a beta of 0.67. The company has a quick ratio of 1.35, a current ratio of 1.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84.

Black Knight (NYSE:BKI) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 6th. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $299.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $299.16 million. Black Knight had a net margin of 13.02% and a return on equity of 13.43%. Black Knight’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.48 earnings per share. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Black Knight Inc will post 1.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on BKI shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Black Knight from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 7th. ValuEngine downgraded Black Knight from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $67.00 price target on Black Knight and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 7th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $69.00 price target on Black Knight and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 7th. Finally, Compass Point downgraded Black Knight from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $61.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Friday, November 8th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Black Knight currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $65.20.

Black Knight Profile

Black Knight, Inc provides integrated software, data, and analytics solutions to the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate, and capital market verticals in the United States. Its Software Solutions segment offers software and hosting solutions comprises MSP, a software as a service application platform for mortgage and home equity loans that automates various areas of loan servicing; Bankruptcy / Foreclosure solutions for managing and automating a range of different workflow processes involving distressed and non-performing loans; Invoicing, a Web-based solution that helps servicers to save time and eliminate errors by automating billing and invoice process; and Empower, a loan origination system used by lenders to originate mortgages, home equity loans, and lines of credit.

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