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How to buy Black Knight (BKI) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Black Knight stocks.

Black Knight is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. Black Knight stocks (BKI.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $79.47 – a decrease of 6.2% over the previous week. Black Knight employs 5,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.4 billion.

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – BKI – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Is it a good time to buy Black Knight stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Black Knight's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Black Knight's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $74.57, which is 0.38% up on its pre-crash value of $74.29 and 49.11% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $50.01.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Black Knight stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $795.66 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,101.40.

Black Knight stock price (NYSE:BKI)

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Black Knight shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-16.
Latest market close$74.57
52-week range$68.60 - $87.78
50-day moving average $77.18
200-day moving average $75.32
Wall St. target price$92.63
PE ratio 60.1286
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.24

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Black Knight price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $74.57 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-08) N/A
1 month (2021-12-17) -9.84%
3 months (2021-10-15) N/A
6 months (2021-07-19) -4.93%
1 year (2021-01-19) -13.08%
2 years (2020-01-17) 13.23%
3 years (2019-01-18) 53.47%
5 years (2017-01-19) 116.46%

Is Black Knight under- or over-valued?

Valuing Black Knight stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Black Knight's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Black Knight's P/E ratio

Black Knight's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 60x. In other words, Black Knight shares trade at around 60x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Black Knight's PEG ratio

Black Knight's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.9583. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Black Knight's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Black Knight's EBITDA

Black Knight's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $500.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Black Knight's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Black Knight financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 20.84%
Gross profit TTM $568.9 million
Return on assets TTM 2.98%
Return on equity TTM 5.22%
Profit margin 13.58%
Book value $14.62
Market capitalisation $11.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Black Knight share dividends

We're not expecting Black Knight to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Black Knight share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Black Knight's shares have ranged in value from as little as $68.6 up to $87.78. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BKI.US volatility(beta: 0.72)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Black Knight's is 0.7192. This would suggest that Black Knight's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Black Knight overview

Black Knight, Inc. provides integrated software, data, and analytics solutions in North America and Internationally. The Software Solutions segment offers software and hosting solutions comprising MSP, a software as a service application platform for mortgage and home equity loans; Bankruptcy/Foreclosure solutions for managing and automating a range of various workflow processes involving distressed and non-performing loans; Invoicing, a Web-based solution that helps servicers to save time and eliminate errors; Servicing Digital, a white-labeled mobile solution; Loss Mitigation, an integrated solution that supports retention and liquidation workouts; Claims, an integrated solution which manages default-related claims process; and Empower, a loan origination system used by lenders to originate mortgages, home equity loans, and lines of credit. This segment also provides LendingSpace, a lending platform that facilitates real-time communication between correspondent loan sellers and purchases; Exchange, a platform that provides an interconnected network of originators, agents, settlement services providers, and mortgage loan investors; and Expedite Close, an end-to-end closing solution that offers the flexibility and scalability lenders need in an eClosing software solution; Optimal Blue PPE, a product and pricing solution used by lenders and mortgage brokers; CompassPoint, which provides tools, reporting, calculations, and automation capabilities; and AIVA, an artificial intelligence virtual assistant. The Data and Analytics segment offers property ownership data, lien data, servicing data, automated valuation models, collateral risk scores, behavioral models, lead generation, multiple listing service, and other data solutions. The company was formerly known as Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. and changed its name to Black Knight, Inc.

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