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The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 28942.47. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for The Blackstone Group L.P. is 23.85 (with a change from open of -0.60%), this in conjunction with a target price of 32.23. Volume today has so far reached 2741051, with an average volume of about 3501.09. The GAP for this stock, is -0.66%.

The P/E ratio is 61.01, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 8.12. The current EPS for The Blackstone Group L.P., is 0.4, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -59.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -13.46%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for The Blackstone Group L.P., EPS is looking like it will grow 45.79% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 26.02%. Quarter over quarter is 41.50% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -2.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 24.80%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 8.70%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 51.90%. Shares outstanding is 1197.95, while shares float is at a value of 1124.24. Float short for The Blackstone Group L.P. is 0.81% and the short ratio is 2.59.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.09, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.1. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is 92.30% and their operating margin is 22.10%. The profit margin is 10.00%.

The Blackstone Group L.P. has seen returns on assets of 1.30%, and on investment, 11.00%. Return on equity is 4.90%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.35. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 9.54, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.54 and Price/cash is 12.97, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -10.02% and -8.30% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -28.02% and the 52 week low is 11.99%.

The Blackstone Group L.P. has a dividend yield of 5.96%, with a current price of 23.85. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 424.50%. This is in an industry, Asset Management, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. The Blackstone Group L.P. is based in USA.

Performance in the Asset Management industry means that The Blackstone Group L.P. has seen performance for the past week of -3.90%, with performance for the month coming to -6.28%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -2.35%, and for the half year the performance is -22.63%. Volatility for this week is 1.80% and for the month this is 1.88%.

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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