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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: The Blackstone Group L.P., BX

The Blackstone Group L.P., BX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Asset Management in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, The Blackstone Group L.P., BX  has a market cap of 29565.41. Since its IPO date on the 6/22/2007, The Blackstone Group L.P., BX performance year to date is -11.60%. Today The Blackstone Group L.P., BX has gained -0.44%, with a current price of 24.68.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 51.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 424.50%. Return of assets are at 1.30%, with return on investment at 11.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The Blackstone Group L.P., BX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.09. While Total debt/equity is 1.1. With a profit margin of 10.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 92.30%, and operating margin of 22.10%. The Blackstone Group L.P. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year The Blackstone Group L.P., BX has seen a EPS growth of -59.80%. A performance for the year of -22.87%. The 52-week high is -25.57%, and the 52-week low is 15.86%. The average volume for The Blackstone Group L.P., BX is 2548200.

With a target price of 32.23, can The Blackstone Group L.P., BX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The Blackstone Group L.P., BX. The Blackstone Group L.P. has a P/E of 62.32 and a forward P/E of 8.29. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.4. The Blackstone Group L.P. also has a P/S and a P/B of 9.75 and 2.59 respectively. For P/cash, The Blackstone Group L.P. has a value of 13.25, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 24.68, The Blackstone Group L.P. has a dividend yield of 5.83%. We see a return on equity of 4.90%.

Looking more long-term The Blackstone Group L.P., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 26.02%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 45.79% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -59.80% for this year and for the last five years a 24.80% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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