Blackstone Group LP

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BX : NYSE : Financial
$32.58 | %
Today's Range: 32.371 - 32.65
Avg. Daily Volume: 5024900.0
05/26/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


BLACKSTONE GROUP LP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)1940.72932.35
EBITDA ($mil)0.0374.83
EBIT ($mil)1051.32352.0
Net Income ($mil)461.83159.75


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.01966.44
Total Assets ($mil)0.022050.9
Total Debt ($mil)0.07005.33
Equity ($mil)0.06090.41


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin54.1740.2
EBITDA Margin0.040.2
Operating Margin54.1737.75
Sales Turnover0.00.14
Return on Assets0.01.08
Return on Equity0.03.94
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.00.53
Interest Expense40.2537.36
Interest Coverage26.129.42


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)643.46631.55
Div / share0.470.61
EPS0.690.24
Book value / share0.09.64
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume4560682.05180471.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 20.16 for the Capital Markets industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, BLACKSTONE GROUP LP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BX 14.57 Peers 20.16   BX NA Peers 17.68

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

BX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BX 9.38 Peers 16.89   BX 0.17 Peers 1.05

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

BX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

BX trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
BX NA Peers 3.55   BX 617.85 Peers 57.45

Neutral. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

Ratio not available.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

BX is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BX 3.07 Peers 3.82   BX 100.03 Peers 10.47

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

BX is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

BX has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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