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Is BlackRock, Inc.(NYSE: BLK), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/1/1999. BlackRock, Inc. is in the Asset Management industry and Financial sector. Average volume for BlackRock, Inc., is 570.13, and so far today it has a volume of 138252. Performance year to date since the 10/1/1999 is 6.12%.

To help you determine whether BlackRock, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 18.9 and forward P/E is 16.02. PEG perhaps more useful shows that BlackRock, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.7. P/S ratio is 5.13 and the P/B ratio is 2.08. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 11.41 and 44.98 respectively.

At the current price BlackRock, Inc. is trading at, 357.86 (0.36% today), BlackRock, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.57%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 46.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 18.87, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 16.02% after growing 2.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -19.00%, and -3.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 162.61, and the number of shares float is 156.26. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.90%, and institutional ownership is at 86.20%. The float short is 1.17%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.2. Management has seen a return on assets of 1.40%, and also a return on investment of 10.20%.

The ability for BlackRock, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.17 and total debt/equity is 0.17. In terms of margins, BlackRock, Inc. has a gross margin of 89.20%, with its operating margin at 40.30%, and BlackRock, Inc. has a profit margin of 28.10%.

The 52 week high is -2.49%, with 33.61% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.37% and the 200 day simple moving average is 7.13%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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