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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 Ratings3.3
Overall CultureC-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,900(+5%)
Job Openings278
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.2 B(+6%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$70.8
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Black Knight

Anthony Jabbour

Anthony Jabbour

CEO & Director
William P. Foley

William P. Foley

Chairman
Joe Nackashi

Joe Nackashi

President and President, Servicing Technologies
Melissa Circelli

Melissa Circelli

Chief Human Resources Officer
Richard Gagliano

Richard Gagliano

President, Origination Technologies
Michelle Kersch

Michelle Kersch

Chief Marketing Officer; SVP, Marketing and Corporate Communications
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Black Knight Office Locations

Black Knight has offices in Jacksonville, Beaverton, Cincinnati, Houston and in 7 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 $1.24 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

349.7m

Net income (Q1, 2021)

45.5m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

67.8m

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2021)

11.1b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2021)

70.8

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

44.9m

EV

13.3b
Black Knight's current market capitalization is $11.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.1b1.1b1.2b1.2b

Revenue growth, %

6%6%

Operating expense total

789.1m849.0m887.6m

Depreciation and amortization

206.5m217.0m236.2m270.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

270.3m276.6m281.7m283.1m294.9m299.1m290.7m293.1m312.6m349.7m

Operating expense total

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

Depreciation and amortization

51.4m53.6m54.0m56.9m57.5m59.6m57.7m58.6m64.0m87.8m

EBIT

68.2m66.4m67.0m65.3m77.0m75.2m68.2m76.5m59.5m67.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

16.2m20.3m15.4m34.7m

Accounts Receivable

201.8m172.3m175.1m182.2m

Prepaid Expenses

44.6m67.3m64.8m70.4m

Current Assets

280.7m266.1m255.5m287.3m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

254.2m168.5m108.8m264.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

206.5m217.0m236.2m270.7m

Accounts Payable

(2.5m)45.9m(40.7m)7.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

351.1m435.5m378.3m415.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

42.7m82.7m125.7m39.3m71.2m95.9m50.1m89.2m203.8m54.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

51.4m105.0m159.0m56.9m114.4m174.0m57.7m116.3m180.3m87.8m

Accounts Payable

(24.4m)17.0m10.7m(43.3m)(56.7m)(83.3m)(34.3m)(9.5m)(13.2m)(23.9m)

Cash From Operating Activities

98.9m210.0m305.4m64.1m128.1m221.4m60.5m195.3m265.9m77.4m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

237.4k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Black Knight Operating Metrics

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

Active Loans, units

31.6 m32 m31.9 m32 m32.1 m32.1 m33 m33.1 m31.2 m30.8 m30.7 m32.7 m
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Black Knight Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Optimal BlueJuly 27, 2020$1.8 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

83/100

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Black Knight Online and Social Media Presence

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Black Knight Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    69/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    62/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    68/100

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Black Knight News and Updates

Black Knight Originations Market Monitor: Rate Lock Volume Up 5.5% in July as Interest Rates Fall Back Below 3%; Refinance Activity Sees Largest Rise

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced the release of its latest Originations Market Monitor report, looking at mortgage origination data through July 2021 month-end. Leveraging daily rate lock data from Black Knight's Optimal Blue...

Black Knight Originations Market Monitor: Despite Rates Holding Steady Near Historic Lows in May, Locks Down Across All Mortgage Products, Particularly Rate/Term Refinances

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- - Inventory challenges in the real estate market appear to be putting downward pressure on purchase lending, while refinance activity continues to be constrained despite historically low interest rates - Overall rate lock volume was down 4....

Black Knight Originations Market Monitor: Despite Rate Offerings Dropping for All Mortgage Products in the Month, April Saw Lowest Total Lock Volume in Nearly a Year

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced the release of its latest Originations Market Monitor report, looking at mortgage origination data through April 2021 month-end. Leveraging daily rate lock data from Black Knight's Optimal Blue...

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...
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Black Knight Blogs

Little Movement in Forbearance Volumes This Week

The number of active forbearance plans fell by 18,000 (-1.4%) this week, leaving 1.58 million U.S. homeowners in COVID-19 forbearance as of September 21. Declines of 11,000 and 10,000 among FHA/VA and GSE loans respectively were partially offset by a ...

Ross Mortgage Corporation to Implement Black Knight’s Trusted Empower Loan Origination System and Suite of Advanced Origination Solutions

The Empower loan origination system (LOS) offers advanced automation, configurability and seamless integrations to support Ross Mortgage’s growing business operations In addition to Empower, Ross Mortgage will use Black Knight’s full suite of origination solutions to maximize efficiencies and ...

Black Knight’s First Look at August 2021 Mortgage Data

The national delinquency rate on first lien mortgages fell to 4.00% in August, the lowest it’s been since pandemic-related impacts caused mortgage delinquencies to spike in early 2020 Serious delinquencies – including those in active forbearance – fell by 108,000 ...

Forbearances Below 1.6M For First Time Since Start of Pandemic

The number of active forbearance plans fell by 22K (-1.4%) this week, bringing the total number of U.S. homeowners in COVID-19 forbearance below 1.6M for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Matching 15,000 declines in plans among ...

Black Knight Introduces LoanCatcher, an All-in-One, Cloud-Based Loan Origination System Designed Specifically for Mortgage Brokers

Entirely cloud-based, LoanCatcher gives brokers affordable access to the same level of technology leveraged by the nation’s largest and most successful lenders An end-to-end solution for mortgage brokers, the LoanCatcher loan origination system (LOS) includes multiple key integrations that ...
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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 $252.8 k.

  • Who are Black Knight competitors?

    Competitors of Black Knight include RealPage, ICE Mortgage Technology 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 7 other locations.

  • How many offices does Black Knight have?

    Black Knight has 11 offices.