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Investing Giant BlackRock Release its Q3 Earnings Report – How Does it Look?

Investing Giant BlackRock Release its Q3 Earnings Report – How Does it Look?

Investing giant BlackRock has reported its third-quarter financial results, which were notable for exceeding market expectations.

BlackRock’s earnings per share for the quarter reached $10.91, a figure that exceeded the $8.26 estimate projected by financial analysts.

This success can be attributed to the increased fees from investment advisory services. The company’s revenue also saw a 5% increase, reaching $4.52 billion compared to the previous year.

Despite this favorable financial performance, BlackRock witnessed a significant decline in net inflows, which dropped from $16.9 billion in the prior year to $2.57 billion for the Q3 2023.

The company also experienced net outflows of $49 billion due to reduced fees in institutional index equity strategies. Interestingly, a single international client was responsible for a substantial $19 billion outflow.

At the end of the last quarter, BlackRock managed a total of $9.10 trillion in assets, indicating growth from $7.96 trillion a year ago. However, it is worth noting that this figure is still below the $9.4 trillion reported at the conclusion of the second quarter of 2023.

CEO Larry Fink noted, “For the first time in nearly two decades, clients are earning a real return in cash and can afford to wait for more clarity on policy and market conditions before taking on more risk.” This situation had an impact on industry-wide performance, as well as BlackRock’s results for the third quarter.

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Additionally, it’s worth mentioning that BlackRock is among the financial firms seeking approval for a Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF). The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has again delayed its decision. However, there is a widespread belief that approval will eventually be granted.

Alexander Stefanov

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