News stories about Black Knight (NYSE:BKI) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Black Knight earned a news impact score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 44.5790577369235 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Deutsche Bank Upgrades Black Knight (BKI) to Buy (americanbankingnews.com)
- Black Knight Inc (BKI) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Brokerages Set $49.33 Target Price for Black Knight Inc (BKI) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Black Knight HPI: Rate of Monthly Appreciation Improves as U.S. Home Prices Gain 0.29 Percent in October; Year-Over-Year Growth Up Slightly at 6.48 Percent (finance.yahoo.com)
Black Knight (BKI) traded up $1.70 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $45.85. 1,228,916 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 761,550. The stock has a market cap of $7,040.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 47.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 1.88 and a current ratio of 1.88. Black Knight has a 52 week low of $34.00 and a 52 week high of $47.55.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on BKI shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Black Knight from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Bank of America started coverage on shares of Black Knight in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $47.00 price objective on the stock. Barclays increased their price objective on shares of Black Knight from $43.00 to $45.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on shares of Black Knight in a research note on Friday, October 6th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $49.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $44.00 price objective (up from $42.00) on shares of Black Knight in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. Black Knight currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $48.17.
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About Black Knight
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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