News articles about Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news 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 Financial Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.48555408389 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE BKFS) remained flat at $$43.05 during trading hours on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.78, a current ratio of 1.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78. Black Knight Financial Services has a 1 year low of $34.00 and a 1 year high of $45.25.
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on BKFS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Black Knight Financial Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. BidaskClub lowered Black Knight Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. Bank of America Corporation lifted their price target on Black Knight Financial Services from $45.00 to $47.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Knight Equity reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Black Knight Financial Services in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, William Blair started coverage on Black Knight Financial Services in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $46.50.
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In other Black Knight Financial Services news, CEO Thomas J. Sanzone sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.19, for a total transaction of $1,325,700.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 871,990 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $38,533,238.10. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 30.78% of the company’s stock.
Black Knight Financial Services Company Profile
Black Knight Financial Services, Inc is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, 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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