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BlackRock Reports Full Year 2015 Diluted EPS of $19.79, or $19.60 as adjusted

Jan 15, 2016

BlackRock Board of Directors Approves 5% Increase in Quarterly Dividend Per Share to $2.29

  • $54 billion of quarterly long-term net inflows, third-highest flow quarter on record, reflect resilience of differentiated business model
  • $152 billion of 2015 long-term net inflows across both active and index & iShares demonstrate strength of diverse platform
  • 3% revenue growth and 4% operating income growth (3% as adjusted) for 2015, as organic growth and improved alpha-generation more than offset impact of market and foreign exchange volatility
  • 3% diluted EPS growth (1% as adjusted) for full year, which included impact of a higher effective tax rate in 2015
  • Returned $2.6 billion to shareholders in 2015, including $1.5 billion of dividends and $1.1 billion of share repurchases
  • 5% increase in quarterly cash dividend to $2.29 per share of common stock, payable March 23, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 7, 2016

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