Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS) “Buy” Rating Maintained Today By KBW; The Target Price per Share is $51.0

September 17, 2017 - By Richard Conner

 Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS)

Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS) Rating Reaffirmed

Analysts at KBW now has a $51.0 target price per share on Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS). KBW and their recent target price per share means a potential upside of 15.52 % from the company’s previous close. The rating has been disclosed in a research report on Sunday, 10 September.

Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Black Knight Financial Services has $51.0 highest and $32 lowest target. $40.71’s average target is -7.79% below currents $44.15 stock price. Black Knight Financial Services had 19 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, September 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was initiated on Thursday, September 17 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Wednesday, January 13. Mizuho maintained Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) rating on Thursday, July 21. Mizuho has “Neutral” rating and $36 target. On Friday, February 12 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. On Tuesday, November 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt to “Neutral”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of BKFS in report on Sunday, September 10 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, August 2. The stock of Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) earned “Neutral” rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, October 28. As per Wednesday, September 13, the company rating was initiated by William Blair.

The stock decreased 1.34% or $0.6 on September 15, reaching $44.15. About 310,529 shares traded or 43.67% up from the average. Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) has risen 17.72% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.02% the S&P500.

Analysts await Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) to report earnings on November, 1. They expect $0.33 EPS, up 17.86 % or $0.05 from last year’s $0.28 per share. BKFS’s profit will be $50.60 million for 33.45 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.33 actual EPS reported by Black Knight Financial Services Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00 % EPS growth.

Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $6.77 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides integrated technology, workflow automation, and data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries. It has a 70.42 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Technology, and Data and Analytics.

More notable recent Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Black Knight Financial Services’ (BKFS) CEO Tom Sanzone on Q2 2017 Results …” on July 20, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Black Knight Financial Services’ First Look at July 2017 Mortgage Data: Active …” published on August 24, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Black Knight Financial (BKFS) Presents at Goldman Sachs Financial Technology …” on September 13, 2017. More interesting news about Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. Announces Date of Meeting of …” published on August 28, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Fidelity National Financial, Inc. and Black Knight Financial Services, Inc …” with publication date: June 09, 2017.

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