BlackRock price target raised to $273 from $223 at RBC Capital RBC Capital believes that the strength of BlackRock's strategy is more evident than ever following its December quarter results. RBC thinks the company is one of the most visionary firms in the investing business and it maintains an Outperform rating on the stock.
BlackRock to acquire FutureAdvisor, terms not disclosed BlackRock has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FutureAdvisor. FutureAdvisor will operate as a business within BlackRock Solutions. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2015. The financial impact of the transaction is not material to BlackRock earnings per share. Terms were not disclosed.