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Black Knight is a provider of software, data, and analytics for mortgage and home equity lending and servicing. It offers the MSP loan servicing system and the Empower loan origination system. The company also develops the Rapid Analytics Platform, a cloud-based enterprise data and analytics solution. Black Knight serves clients across the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate and capital markets verticals.

TypePublic
Founded2008
HQJacksonville, FL, US
Websiteblackknightinc.com
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,900(+5%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.2 B(+6%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$81.5
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Black Knight

Anthony Jabbour

Anthony Jabbour

CEO
William P. Foley

William P. Foley

Chairman
Joe Nackashi

Joe Nackashi

President
Melissa Circelli

Melissa Circelli

Chief Human Resources Officer
Richard Gagliano

Richard Gagliano

President, Origination Technologies
Michelle Kersch

Michelle Kersch

Chief Marketing Officer
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Black Knight Office Locations

Black Knight has offices in Jacksonville, Beaverton, Cincinnati, Houston and in 6 other locations
Jacksonville, FL, US (HQ)
601 Riverside Ave
Beaverton, OR, US
Beaverton, OR, USA
Cincinnati, OH, US
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Houston, TX, US
Houston, TX, USA
Irvine, CA, US
Irvine, CA, USA
Mendota Heights, MN, US
1270 Northland Dr
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Black Knight Financials and Metrics

Black Knight Revenue

Black Knight's revenue was reported to be $1.18 b in FY, 2019 which is a 5.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

312.6m

Net income (Q3, 2020)

114.6m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

59.5m

Market capitalization (25-Jan-2021)

12.8b

Closing stock price (25-Jan-2021)

81.5

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

31.2m

EV

15.1b
Black Knight's current market capitalization is $12.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

1.1b1.1b1.2b

Revenue growth, %

6%6%

Operating expense total

789.1m849.0m887.6m

Depreciation and amortization

206.5m217.0m236.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

270.3m276.6m281.7m283.1m294.9m299.1m290.7m293.1m312.6m

Operating expense total

202.1m210.2m214.7m217.8m217.9m223.9m222.5m76.5m253.1m

Depreciation and amortization

51.4m53.6m54.0m56.9m57.5m59.6m57.7m58.6m64.0m

EBIT

68.2m66.4m67.0m65.3m77.0m75.2m68.2m76.5m59.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

16.2m20.3m15.4m

Accounts Receivable

201.8m172.3m175.1m

Prepaid Expenses

44.6m67.3m64.8m

Current Assets

280.7m266.1m255.5m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

254.2m168.5m108.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

206.5m217.0m236.2m

Accounts Payable

(2.5m)45.9m(40.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

351.1m435.5m378.3m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

42.7m82.7m125.7m39.3m71.2m95.9m50.1m89.2m203.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

51.4m105.0m159.0m56.9m114.4m174.0m57.7m116.3m180.3m

Accounts Payable

(24.4m)17.0m10.7m(43.3m)(56.7m)(83.3m)(34.3m)(9.5m)(13.2m)

Cash From Operating Activities

98.9m210.0m305.4m64.1m128.1m221.4m60.5m195.3m265.9m
USDFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

31.2 x

EV/CFO

23.3 x

Revenue/Employee

237.4k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x

P/E Ratio

30.0
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Black Knight Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Active Loans, units

31.60 m32 m31.90 m32 m32.10 m32.10 m33 m33.10 m31.20 m30.80 m30.70 m32.70 m
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Black Knight Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Optimal BlueJuly 27, 2020$1.80 b
Collateral AnalyticsMarch 04, 2020
Compass Analytics, LLCSeptember 12, 2019
Ernst PublishingNovember 06, 2018
HeavyWaterJune 04, 2018
Motivity SolutionsJune 22, 2016$35 m
ELynxMay 16, 2016
BKFS I Services, LLC
Black Knight Data & Analytics, LLC
Black Knight Financial Services, Inc.
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Black Knight Revenue Breakdown

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Black Knight revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.0% from Data and Analytics and 86.0% from Software Solutions

Black Knight Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Black Knight Online and Social Media Presence

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Black Knight Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    59/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    61/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    60/100

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Black Knight News and Updates

BLACK KNIGHT (BKI) INVESTIGATION ALERT - Andrews & Springer LLC Is Investigating Black Knight, Inc. For Potential Breach of Fiduciary Duty

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Andrews & Springer LLC, a boutique securities class action law firm focused on representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating potential securities violations and breach of fiduciary duty claims against Black Knight, Inc. (“Black Knigh…

Catherine Burke Joins Black Knight Board of Directors

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that Catherine (Katie) L. Burke, Chief Strategy Officer at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings,...

Black Knight Delivers a Major Enhancement to Its CompassPoint Pool Optimizer Solution to Solve Agency Pool-Level Constraints

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that it has delivered enhanced capabilities within its CompassPoint solution to help simplify the often complex and critically important process of determining the most profitable loan pool...

Black Knight Delivers a Major Enhancement to Its CompassPoint Pool Optimizer Solution to Solve Agency Pool-Level Constraints

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that it has delivered enhanced capabilities within its CompassPoint solution to help simplify the often complex and critically important process of determining the most profitable loan pool...

Black Knight, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE: BKI) ("Black Knight" or the "Company") today announced the pricing of the previously announced underwritten public offering, pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 filed with the Securities and...

BKI LOSSES ALERT: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Investigation of Black Knight Inc.

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bernstein Liebhard, a nationally acclaimed investor rights law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud claims on behalf of shareholders of Black Knight Inc. ("Black Knight" or the "Company") (NYSE: BKI) resulting from allegations that Black...
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Black Knight Blogs

Black Knight Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – January 26, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of software, data and analytics solutions to the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate and capital markets verticals, today announced the date for the release of ...

Black Knight Launches HOA Property Indicators, an Automated Data Solution to Identify and Reduce Portfolio HOA Risk

Properties not yet identified as subject to an HOA – particularly those located in “super lien” states – represent significant portfolio risk to mortgage lenders, servicers and capital market professionals Black Knight HOA Property Indicators is an automated data ...

Even as Rates Rise, Nearly 17M High-Quality Refi Candidates in the Market

Even as interest rates begin to tick up from the historic lows we’ve seen in recent months, refinance incentive remains strong in today’s market. As of Thursday January 21, Freddie Mac was reporting the average 30-year conforming mortgage interest rate ...

AmeriNat to Use Black Knight’s Leading Suite of Servicing and Default Solutions to Drive More Enhanced, Efficient Operations

AmeriNat will use Black Knight’s suite of servicing and default technologies, including the industry-leading MSP servicing system, to advance its operations Additional Black Knight solutions that AmeriNat will use are Servicing Digital, the Actionable Intelligence Platform and Black Knight’s ...

Black Knight’s First Look at December 2020 Mortgage Data

The year ended with 1.54 million more delinquent and 1.7 million more seriously delinquent mortgages than at the start of 2020, a looming reminder of the challenges facing the market in 2021 Despite the year-over-year increase, the national delinquency rate ...

Active Forbearance Plans Increase Slightly as Improvement Continues to Plateau

The trend of mid-month increases in active forbearance plans we’ve been reporting on for some time continues in 2021, with the population of homeowners in such plans rising by 17,000 this week.   According to the latest weekly snapshot of our McDash Flash daily mortgage performance data, 2.74 millio…
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Black Knight Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Black Knight founded?

    Black Knight was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Black Knight key executives?

    Black Knight's key executives are Anthony Jabbour, William P. Foley and Joe Nackashi.

  • How many employees does Black Knight have?

    Black Knight has 4,900 employees.

  • What is Black Knight revenue?

    Latest Black Knight annual revenue is $1.2 b.

  • What is Black Knight revenue per employee?

    Latest Black Knight revenue per employee is $240.2 k.

  • Who are Black Knight competitors?

    Competitors of Black Knight include RealPage, Ellie Mae and Snapdocs.

  • Where is Black Knight headquarters?

    Black Knight headquarters is located at 601 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville.

  • Where are Black Knight offices?

    Black Knight has offices in Jacksonville, Beaverton, Cincinnati, Houston and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Black Knight have?

    Black Knight has 10 offices.