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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.71
BX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BX: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.83 Max: N/A
Current: 2.71
Equity to Asset 0.43
BX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. BX: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.43
0.07
0.82
Interest Coverage 16.93
BX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BX: 16.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.41  Med: 27.65 Max: 51.63
Current: 16.93
10.41
51.63
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.79
M-Score: -2.38
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 41.52
BX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 48.42 vs. BX: 41.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -139.15  Med: 30.21 Max: 1355.61
Current: 41.52
-139.15
1355.61
Net-margin (%) 18.44
BX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1404 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 40.46 vs. BX: 18.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.33  Med: 19.44 Max: 332.9
Current: 18.44
-40.33
332.9
ROE (%) 9.50
BX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. BX: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.3  Med: 7.87 Max: 99.66
Current: 9.5
-23.3
99.66
ROA (%) 3.71
BX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1478 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. BX: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.26  Med: 2.43 Max: 8.24
Current: 3.71
-10.26
8.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2078.86
BX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 22.93 vs. BX: 2078.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3880.39  Med: 305.78 Max: 3011.6
Current: 2078.86
-3880.39
3011.6
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.30
BX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BX: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.70 Max: 21.3
Current: 21.3
0
21.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 112.10
BX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BX: 112.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.05 Max: 112.1
Current: 112.1
0
112.1
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

BX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 74,518 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 517,000 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 439,000 sh (+5.53%)
Mario Gabelli 47,800 sh (+3.69%)
Chuck Royce 60,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 318,419 sh (-9.95%)
Murray Stahl 92,044 sh (-11.34%)
John Rogers 1,332,744 sh (-17.62%)
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Q2 2015

BX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 927,160 sh (+1144.21%)
Julian Robertson 719,500 sh (+39.17%)
Tom Gayner 461,000 sh (+5.01%)
Murray Stahl 89,434 sh (-2.84%)
Mario Gabelli 46,100 sh (-3.56%)
Chuck Royce 56,600 sh (-5.67%)
Pioneer Investments 291,167 sh (-8.56%)
John Rogers 1,102,169 sh (-17.30%)
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Q3 2015

BX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Howard Marks 525,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 528 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 1,376,100 sh (+91.26%)
Tom Gayner 487,000 sh (+5.64%)
John Rogers 1,145,512 sh (+3.93%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 45,700 sh (-0.87%)
Jim Simons 529,450 sh (-42.90%)
Murray Stahl 43,709 sh (-51.13%)
Pioneer Investments 133,861 sh (-54.03%)
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Q4 2015

BX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 8,239 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 43,700 sh (-4.38%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.56
BX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. BX: 13.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 13.01 Max: 141.8
Current: 13.56
1.46
141.8
Forward P/E 8.55
BX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. BX: 8.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.56
BX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. BX: 13.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 13.00 Max: 144.17
Current: 13.56
0.92
144.17
P/B 2.76
BX's P/B is ranked lower than
89% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. BX: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 2.21 Max: 4.33
Current: 2.76
0.27
4.33
P/S 2.50
BX's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1805 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.74 vs. BX: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.51 Max: 18.49
Current: 2.5
1.09
18.49
PFCF 16.32
BX's PFCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.34 vs. BX: 16.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 6.91 Max: 24.48
Current: 16.32
1.06
24.48
POCF 15.07
BX's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.46 vs. BX: 15.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 6.81 Max: 631.33
Current: 15.07
1
631.33
EV-to-EBIT 6.38
BX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.23 vs. BX: 6.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: 1.50 Max: 19.3
Current: 6.38
-28.9
19.3
EV-to-EBITDA 6.12
BX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
71% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. BX: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.1  Med: 1.60 Max: 112.2
Current: 6.12
-22.1
112.2
Shiller P/E 9.14
BX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.76 vs. BX: 9.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.12  Med: 11.87 Max: 14.84
Current: 9.14
9.12
14.84
Current Ratio 4.11
BX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. BX: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 4.86 Max: 7.94
Current: 4.11
1.53
7.94
Quick Ratio 4.11
BX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. BX: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 4.86 Max: 7.94
Current: 4.11
1.53
7.94
Days Sales Outstanding 55.80
BX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.00 vs. BX: 55.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.28  Med: 57.99 Max: 138.99
Current: 55.8
27.28
138.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 11.85
BX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
85% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. BX: 11.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 4.84 Max: 30.93
Current: 11.85
1.29
30.93
Dividend Payout 1.70
BX's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
80% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. BX: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.79 Max: 4.24
Current: 1.7
0.04
4.24
Dividend Growth (3y) 45.80
BX's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. BX: 45.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BX' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -9.90 Max: 45.8
Current: 45.8
0
45.8
Forward Dividend Yield 9.96
BX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. BX: 9.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 26.54
BX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. BX: 26.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 10.84 Max: 69.27
Current: 26.54
2.89
69.27
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.80
BX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. BX: -8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.4  Med: -14.50 Max: 0
Current: -8.8
-24.4
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 8.82
BX's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
70% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. BX: 8.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
BX' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.34  Med: 12.79 Max: 31.55
Current: 8.82
3.34
31.55
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.51
BX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BX: 4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
BX' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 5.37 Max: 39.61
Current: 4.51
2.07
39.61
Price/Tangible Book 3.53
BX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. BX: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 3.73 Max: 6.19
Current: 3.53
0.56
6.19
Price/Projected FCF 0.70
BX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. BX: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.11 Max: 12.8
Current: 0.7
0.78
12.8
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
BX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. BX: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.91 Max: 6.38
Current: 1
0.46
6.38
Price/Graham Number 1.46
BX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. BX: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.69 Max: 4.74
Current: 1.46
0.27
4.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 15.69
BX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. BX: 15.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 35.50 Max: 2475.8
Current: 15.69
5.2
2475.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $5751
EPS $ 1.70
Beta1.32
Short Percentage of Float2.69%
52-Week Range $22.31 - 43.59
Shares Outstanding(Mil)1175.96

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 4,064 5,355 6,298 6,647
EPS($) 2.41 2.79 2.87 3.56
EPS without NRI($) 2.41 2.79 2.87 3.56

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Traded in other countries:BBN.Germany, BX.Switzerland,
Blackstone Group LP was formed as a Delaware limited partnership on March 12, 2007. The Company is an alternative asset manager and a provider of financial advisory services. It is managed and operated by its general partner, Blackstone Group Management L.L.C. Its alternative asset management businesses include the management of private equity, real estate, hedge fund solutions, non-investment grade credit, secondary funds and multi-asset class exposures falling outside of other funds' mandates. The Company also provides financial advisory services, including corporate and mergers and acquisitions advisory, restructuring and reorganization advisory and fund placement services. Its five business segments are Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions, Credit and Financial Advisory. The Private Equity segment is engaged in investing, having managed six general private equity funds, as well as two sector focused funds. The Company refers these managed corporate private equity funds collectively as Blackstone Capital Partners (BCP) funds. It also manages the Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Accounts (Tactical Opportunities), which are multi-asset class investment accounts, and Strategic Partners Fund Solutions (Strategic Partners), a secondary private fund of funds business acquired on August 5, 2013. Through its private equity funds it pursue transactions internationally, including leveraged buyout acquisitions of seasoned companies, transactions involving growth equity or start-up businesses in established industries, minority investments, corporate partnerships, distressed debt, structured securities and industry consolidations, in all cases in strictly friendly transactions. The real estate segment is engaged in real estate investing. The Company has managed seven opportunistic real estate funds, four European focused opportunistic real estate funds, an Asian focused opportunistic real estate fund, a number of real estate debt investment funds, collateralized debt obligation (CDO) vehicles, a publicly traded REIT (BXMT) and an acquired Asian real estate platform. The real estate opportunity funds are diversified geographically and have made investments in lodging, urban office buildings, shopping centers, residential and a variety of real estate operating companies. Its debt investment funds target high yield real estate debt related investment opportunities in the public and private markets, in the United States and Europe. The Company refers its real estate opportunistic funds as Blackstone Real Estate Partners (BREP) funds and its real estate debt investment funds as Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies (BREDS) funds. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment operates though Blackstone's Hedge Fund Solutions segment which comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM). The Company has developed into an institutional solutions provider utilizing hedge funds across various strategies. The Credit segment is comprise
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