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BlackRock Reports Second Quarter 2021 Diluted EPS of $8.92, or $10.03 as adjusted

BlackRock |Jul 14, 2021

New York, July 14, 2021 – BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2021.

  • $81 billion of quarterly total net inflows, driven by continued momentum across the platform, reflect a previously announced $58 billion low-fee institutional index outflow related to a single client
  • $63 billion of active net inflows, once again positive across all product types, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives
  • 32% increase in revenue year-over-year reflects significant market gains as well as strong organic growth, higher performance fees and 14% growth in technology services revenue
  • 37% increase in operating income year-over-year
  • 14% increase in diluted EPS (28% as adjusted) year-over-year also reflects lower nonoperating income and a higher effective tax rate in the current quarter
  • Consistent capital management with $300 million of quarterly share repurchases

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