Black Knight Inc. (NYSE: BKI) is -22.80% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $52.00 and a high of $84.27 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The BKI stock was last observed hovering at around $63.10 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.89% off its average median price target of $66.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 21.96% off the consensus price target high of $82.00 offered by 8 analysts, but current levels are -12.26% lower than the price target low of $57.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $63.99, the stock is 7.85% and 2.37% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 0.93 million and changing 1.41% at the moment leaves the stock -0.43% off its SMA200. BKI registered -12.41% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -7.73%.
The stock witnessed a -0.09% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -5.47%, and is 7.29% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.28% over the week and 2.76% over the month.
Black Knight Inc. (BKI) has around 6400 employees, a market worth around $9.81B and $1.55B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 20.07 and Fwd P/E is 25.13. Profit margin for the company is 31.90%. Distance from 52-week low is 23.06% and -24.07% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (5.90%).
Black Knight Inc. (BKI) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Black Knight Inc. (BKI) is a “Overweight”. 8 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.30, where 4 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 3 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Black Knight Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 02/14/2023.The EPS is expected to shrink by -22.70% this year
Black Knight Inc. (BKI) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 154.50M, and float is at 150.82M with Short Float at 3.74%.
Black Knight Inc. (BKI) Insider Activity
A total of 8 insider transactions have happened at Black Knight Inc. (BKI) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 1 and purchases happening 7 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by Otting Joseph M, the company’s Director. SEC filings show that Otting Joseph M bought 3,440 shares of the company’s common stock on Feb 17 at a price of $58.10 per share for a total of $0.2 million. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 7746.0 shares.
Black Knight Inc. (BKI): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include NV5 Global Inc. (NVEE) that is 26.59% higher over the past 12 months. SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. (SSNC) is -34.57% down on the 1-year trading charts.