BlackRock (BLK) Dividend Stock Analysis

Blackrock (BLK) is the largest investment manager in the world, with over $6.5 trillion in assets under management.

Over the past decade, the stock has compounded by 14.96%/year. Future returns will likely be lower, and they will track growth in earnings per share and the initial dividend yield at the time of investment.

The company has managed to grow dividends for nine years in a row. In 2019, it will reach dividend achiever status.

Between 2007 and 2017, Blackrock compounded dividends at an annualized rate of 14.10%/year. The company last raised dividends by 8.70% to $3.13/share in July 2018. This was on top of the regular dividend increase in January, which lifted the quarterly distributions by 15% to $2.88/share.

 

Between 2007 and 2017, Blackrock managed to grow its earnings from $7.37 to $22.60. The 2017 figures are adjusted for one-time events related to the new tax law, as well as returning foreign earnings back to the US. The company is expected to earn $27.73/share in 2018.

The company is a leader in the asset management industry, with tremendous scale. It also has a diversity of products offered (equity, fixed income etc), geographic diversity ( Americas, Europe, Asia etc) in its products offered and the types of strategies offered ( active, passive, cash management). The company also has diversity in clients served – retail & institutional. 

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