Eaton Vance Management reduced its position in shares of Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) by 1.2% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 425,769 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,966 shares during the quarter. Eaton Vance Management’s holdings in Black Knight were worth $37,617,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BKI. Signaturefd LLC raised its position in shares of Black Knight by 14.1% in the fourth quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 1,111 shares of the company’s stock valued at $98,000 after buying an additional 137 shares during the last quarter. Brasada Capital Management LP grew its stake in Black Knight by 0.4% in the 4th quarter. Brasada Capital Management LP now owns 40,820 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,606,000 after acquiring an additional 155 shares during the period. Fulton Bank N.A. raised its holdings in Black Knight by 6.7% in the 4th quarter. Fulton Bank N.A. now owns 2,648 shares of the company’s stock valued at $234,000 after acquiring an additional 167 shares during the last quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC lifted its stake in shares of Black Knight by 3.7% during the 4th quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 5,208 shares of the company’s stock worth $460,000 after purchasing an additional 184 shares during the period. Finally, Treasurer of the State of North Carolina lifted its stake in shares of Black Knight by 0.3% during the 4th quarter. Treasurer of the State of North Carolina now owns 57,992 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,124,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the period. 89.70% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
BKI stock opened at $74.30 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $11.65 billion, a P/E ratio of 49.21, a PEG ratio of 4.60 and a beta of 0.79. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $76.02 and a 200-day simple moving average of $85.52. The company has a current ratio of 1.14, a quick ratio of 1.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.86. Black Knight, Inc. has a twelve month low of $61.52 and a twelve month high of $97.19.
Several equities analysts recently commented on the company. Barclays upped their target price on Black Knight from $103.00 to $105.00 in a research note on Tuesday, January 5th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Black Knight from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 17th. TheStreet lowered shares of Black Knight from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 17th. Jefferies Financial Group initiated coverage on shares of Black Knight in a report on Monday, December 14th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $110.00 target price for the company. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares raised shares of Black Knight to a “positive” rating and set a $100.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, February 17th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Black Knight presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $97.24.
Black Knight Profile
Black Knight, Inc provides integrated software, data, and analytics solutions in North America and Internationally. The Software Solutions segment offers software and hosting solutions comprising MSP, a software as a service application platform for mortgage and home equity loans; Bankruptcy/Foreclosure solutions for managing and automating a range of various workflow processes involving distressed and non-performing loans; Invoicing, a Web-based solution that helps servicers to save time and eliminate errors; Servicing Digital, a white-labeled mobile solution; Loss Mitigation, an integrated solution that supports retention and liquidation workouts; Claims, an integrated solution which manages default-related claims process; and Empower, a loan origination system used by lenders to originate mortgages, home equity loans, and lines of credit.
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