Insider Buying: Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) CEO Acquires 14,000 Shares of Stock

Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) CEO Anthony M. Jabbour acquired 14,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 28th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $68.84 per share, for a total transaction of $963,760.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

NYSE BKI traded down $1.40 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $68.61. 562,247 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 877,440. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a quick ratio of 1.46 and a current ratio of 1.46. Black Knight, Inc. has a 12-month low of $68.60 and a 12-month high of $97.19. The firm has a market capitalization of $10.75 billion, a P/E ratio of 40.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.84 and a beta of 0.71. The business’s 50 day moving average is $76.53 and its 200-day moving average is $75.46.

Black Knight (NYSE:BKI) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 5th. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $361.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $348.85 million. Black Knight had a return on equity of 12.05% and a net margin of 19.67%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 23.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.52 EPS. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Black Knight, Inc. will post 2.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Logan Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in Black Knight in the first quarter valued at approximately $26,000. Liberty Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in Black Knight by 413.6% in the second quarter. Liberty Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,183 shares of the company’s stock valued at $28,000 after acquiring an additional 1,758 shares during the last quarter. Vigilant Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Black Knight during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $31,000. Berman Capital Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Black Knight by 271.8% in the 1st quarter. Berman Capital Advisors LLC now owns 461 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,000 after buying an additional 337 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bessemer Group Inc. purchased a new stake in Black Knight during the 1st quarter valued at $35,000. Institutional investors own 91.19% of the company’s stock.

Black Knight Company Profile

Black Knight, Inc engages in the provision of integrated software, data and analytics solutions. It operates through the Software Solutions, and Data and Analytics segments. The Software Solutions segment offers software and hosting solutions that support loan servicing, loan origination, and settlement services.

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