Blackstone Group LP

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BX : NYSE : Financial
$29.68 | %
Today's Range: 29.51 - 30.06
Avg. Daily Volume: 4632400.0
03/24/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


BLACKSTONE GROUP LP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1569.37897.42
EBITDA ($mil)0.0402.91
EBIT ($mil)786.03379.42
Net Income ($mil)367.95200.87


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.02629.35
Total Assets ($mil)0.022526.08
Total Debt ($mil)0.06955.49
Equity ($mil)0.06269.79


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin50.0944.9
EBITDA Margin0.044.89
Operating Margin50.0942.28
Sales Turnover0.00.21
Return on Assets0.03.15
Return on Equity0.011.32
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.00.53
Interest Expense41.1438.88
Interest Coverage19.119.76


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)638.25624.45
Div / share0.410.49
EPS0.550.23
Book value / share0.010.04
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume4868333.04859504.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 26.25 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.73. 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 19.62 Peers 26.25   BX NA Peers 25.47

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 9.87 Peers 17.41   BX 0.12 Peers 1.55

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 4.27   BX 50.00 Peers 12.44

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 3.81 Peers 8.09   BX 10.31 Peers 4.81

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 significant 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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