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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) which is in the industry Asset Management, gaining -0.50% today. In the last week its performance is 1.74%, and -0.03% for the past quarter. Currently, BlackRock, Inc., BLK has a target price of 388.15, so today’s gain of -0.50% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.01%.

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), has a market cap of 58730.6, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.90%, and institutional ownership is 86.30%.

At the current price of 361.24, it has a dividend yield of 2.52%, and its target price is 388.15. This is with a profit margin of 28.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.17. BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) has a P/E of 19.24, as well as a forward P/E of 16.31.

With a current EPS of 18.87, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.01%,BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 13.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.09%.

Performance for the year is 7.60%. Since its IPO date on 10/1/1999, the total performance to date is 8.05%.

Volume today for BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), is 170134, while its average volume is 567.07. Whilst the total gain today was -0.50%, it did have a day high of -0.89%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.94%, and 1.95% for the month. The 52-week low for BlackRock, Inc., BLK has been 34.87%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.57%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.20%, and its return on assets is 1.40%. BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) has an operating margin of 40.30%. With a sales growth of -3.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that BlackRock, Inc., BLK is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.17, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of BlackRock, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.73, and the P/S is 5.2, along with a P/B of 2.11. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.55.

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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