NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK: $281) has been picked by S&P Capital IQ as its Focus Stock of the Week. BLK carries S&P Capital IQ's highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy.
"We believe BlackRock can grow assets, market share, and operating earnings in a competitive but growing marketplace," said Sonia Parechanian, equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ. "We think the company has relevant scale in a diverse group of products and is a leader in the growing area of passive investments. We find management to be innovative, open, and outspoken, in a transparent, and what we believe is a very good way."
To view a video of Ms. Parechanian discussing BLK click on the following link. http://bit.ly/SPCIQ081213
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