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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 0.56% today. In the last week its performance is 1.34%, and -0.28% for the past quarter. Currently, BlackRock, Inc., BLK has a target price of 396.15, so today’s gain of 0.56% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.25%.

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), has a market cap of 57097.19, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.60%, and institutional ownership is 86.40%.

At the current price of 356.59, it has a dividend yield of 2.57%, and its target price is 396.15. 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 19.01, as well as a forward P/E of 15.86.

With a current EPS of 18.76, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.87%,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 11.02%.

Performance for the year is 11.56%. Since its IPO date on 10/1/1999, the total performance to date is 6.78%.

Volume today for BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), is 698400, while its average volume is 534.84. Whilst the total gain today was 0.56%, it did have a day high of -5.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.42%, and 1.47% for the month. The 52-week low for BlackRock, Inc., BLK has been 29.60%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.15%.

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 40.10%. With a sales growth of -3.50% 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 1.72, and the P/S is 5.1, along with a P/B of 2.06. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 10.9.

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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