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BlackRock Reports Third Quarter 2021 Diluted EPS of $10.89, or $10.95 as adjusted

BlackRock |Oct 13, 2021

New York, October 13, 2021 – BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) today reported financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021.

  • $98 billion of long-term net inflows driven by continued momentum in ETFs and active strategies, with total net inflows of $75 billion reflecting outflows from low-fee cash management and advisory AUM
  • 16% increase in revenue year-over-year reflects strong organic growth and 13% growth in technology services revenue, despite lower performance fees
  • 10% increase in operating income (11% as adjusted) year-over-year also includes the impact of higher transaction-related expense and fund launch costs in the current quarter
  • 23% increase in diluted EPS (19% as adjusted) year-over-year reflects higher nonoperating income, including noncash gains from strategic minority investments in the current quarter
  • Consistent capital management with $300 million of quarterly share repurchases

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