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Stock Valuation BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK)

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BlackRock Inc.(BLK) trades as part of theFinancial Servicessector and is in theAsset Managementindustry. The company CEO isLaurence D. Fink.BlackRock Inc provides investment management services to institutional clients and to individual investors. Its products include single- and multi-asset portfolios investing in equities, fixed income, alternatives and money market instruments.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

TheAsset Managementcompany showed a previous change of-0.12% with an open at541.99and a close of539.76. It reached an intraday high of544.58and a low of536.10.

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $86.5bwith160.2mshares outstanding, of which the float is155.0mshares. Trading volume reached220,356shares compared to its average volume of585,745shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity isgood.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days,BlackRock Inc.shares returned3.81% and in the past 30 trading days it returned2.09%. Over three months, it changed0.50%. In one year it has changed41.77% and within that year its 52-week high was594.52and its 52-week low was381.64.BLK stock is 41.43% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of494.12and a 50 day moving average of534.80. CurrentlyBLKstock is trading9.24%aboveits 200 day moving average.

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at30.21that ended onDecember 31, 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 17.87. Based on6analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is6.41. The TTM EPS is24.10, which comes to a TTM PE of22.40.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
Mar 31, 2018: 6.70
Dec 31, 2017: 6.24
Sep 30, 2017: 5.92
Jun 30, 2017: 5.24

The dividend per share is currently 11.52, which is a dividend yield of 2.13%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 93.20% of institutional ownership.

Short-interest is1,280,623, which is0.80% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is2.01.This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is1.66.

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company's return on equity is 17.01%, return on assets is 2.33%, profit margin is 39.53%, price-to-sales is 6.54andprice-to-book is 2.66.

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