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Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS) Stock Is Shorted More

Its subsidiaries include Black Knight InfoServ, LLC and Black Knight Financial Services, LLC. The stock of Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Bank of America.

In addition, Black Knight CEO Tom Sanzone said that the company has, "a long and proud history of success, as numerous leading financial institutions in the United States, including Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase and many others, as well as leading real estate and capital markets participants, rely on Black Knight solutions". The stock of Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) earned "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Sunday, September 10. Mizuho maintained Black Knight Financial Services Inc (NYSE:BKFS) on Thursday, July 21 with "Neutral" rating. BidaskClub cut shares of Black Knight Financial Services from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. The firm earned "Perform" rating on Thursday, September 17 by Oppenheimer. Mizuho maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $34 target in Wednesday, October 28 report. As per Friday, February 12, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Short shares fell 257,391 over that timeframe. Pacer Advisors, Inc. now owns 3,729 shares worth $153,000. The stock increased 0.29% or $0.26 on September 13, reaching $91.15. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown 6.3%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 8.2%. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since September 13, 2016 and is uptrending. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.75, for a total value of $1,252,500.00. It has outperformed by 1.02% the S&P500.

Black Knight Financial Services, Inc is a holding company. The stock has a market cap of $2.95 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 77.69 and a beta of 0.75.

Black Knight Financial Services now has a P/E ratio of 78.92 and the market value is 3.00B. It operates through two segments: Technology, which offers software and hosting solutions that support loan servicing and includes the mortgage servicing, specialty mortgage servicing, including loss mitigation and default workflow management, loan origination and settlement services, and Data and Analytics, which offers solutions to support its technology products in the mortgage, real estate and capital markets industries. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co had 70 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley upgraded Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) on Monday, July 24 to "Equal-Weight" rating. The stock of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (BKFS) opened at 43.15 on Wednesday.

Sanzone continued, "as our clients continue to search for ways to increase efficiency, enhance their operations and reduce risk and compliance exposure, Black Knight remains the right company at the right time to offer solutions and insight to help them overcome these complex business and regulatory challenges and optimize performance". The forecast of 10 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. The firm is yielding 1.20% return on assets and 5.00% return on equity. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Monday, September 19 report.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $568,100 activity. Its up 0.55, from 2.08 in 2016Q3.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. 127.47 million shares or 0.76% less from 128.45 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. (NYSE:JPM) for 13,867 shares. "(BKFS) Position Lifted by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP" was first reported by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. Bristol John W NY has invested 3.32% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). 59,022 were accumulated by Leavell Invest Mngmt. Third Point Ltd Liability Corp holds 4.45% of its portfolio in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) for 5.25 million shares. California Pub Employees Retirement stated it has 207,900 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Analysts await Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) to report earnings on November, 1. Gillespie Robinson Grimm Inc invested in 1.13% or 86,937 shares.

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