Blackstone Group LP

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$27.68 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 4,317,400
07/25/16 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

BLACKSTONE GROUP LP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1192.431225.2
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)516.7348.18
Net Income ($mil)198.63134.17

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.03000.76
Total Assets ($mil)0.024683.5
Total Debt ($mil)0.06100.99
Equity ($mil)0.07140.33

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin43.3328.42
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin43.3328.42
Sales Turnover0.00.3
Return on Assets0.06.34
Return on Equity0.021.92
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense36.8837.41
Interest Coverage14.019.31

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)631.55616.73
Div / share0.280.89
Book value / share0.011.58
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume4251612.05249606.0


HOLD. BLACKSTONE GROUP LP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 18.21 for the Capital Markets industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, BLACKSTONE GROUP LP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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BX 72.51 Peers 18.21   BX NA Peers 18.05

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

BX is trading at a significant premium 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.

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  Price to
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BX 9.22 Peers 15.90   BX 0.67 Peers 1.57

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 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.

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  Earnings Growth
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BX NA Peers 1.72   BX -85.26 Peers -45.07

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.


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

However, BX is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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BX 5.59 Peers 3.04   BX -59.22 Peers -2.28

Premium. 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 significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

BX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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