Press coverage about Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKI) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Black Knight Financial Services earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.1745775299254 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Reviewing Black Knight Financial Services (BKI) and Its Competitors (americanbankingnews.com)
- Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (BKI) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Strong Buy” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Black Knight to Participate in the William Blair Financial Technology and Services Summit (finance.yahoo.com)
- Reviewing Black Knight Financial Services (BKI) and Its Peers (americanbankingnews.com)
- Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Black Knight Financial Services, Inc.’s Q4 2017 Earnings (BKI) (americanbankingnews.com)
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on BKI shares. Bank of America Corporation started coverage on Black Knight Financial Services in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. They set a “buy” rating and a $47.00 price objective for the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co started coverage on Black Knight Financial Services in a research note on Friday, October 6th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $49.00 price objective for the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $44.00 price objective (up from $42.00) on shares of Black Knight Financial Services in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Barclays PLC raised their target price on Black Knight Financial Services from $43.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Black Knight Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $46.25.
Shares of Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKI) traded up $0.30 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $46.15. The stock had a trading volume of 501,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 416,585. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,036.55, a PE ratio of 36.98, a PEG ratio of 2.57 and a beta of 0.75. The company has a current ratio of 1.88, a quick ratio of 1.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90. Black Knight Financial Services has a 1-year low of $34.00 and a 1-year high of $47.55.
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About Black Knight Financial Services
Black Knight, Inc provides integrated technology, workflow automation, and data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries. The Company’s segments include Technology, and Data and Analytics. The Company’s Technology segment offers software and hosting solutions that support loan servicing, loan origination and settlement services.
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