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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 2.20
BX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BX: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.71 Max: N/A
Current: 2.2
Equity-to-Asset 0.38
BX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. BX: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.38
0.04
0.61
Interest Coverage 14.39
BX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1209.65 vs. BX: 14.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.41  Med: 14.39 Max: 29.86
Current: 14.39
10.41
29.86
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 2.59
Beneish M-Score: -2.09
WACC vs ROIC
10.44%
109.00%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 42.87
BX's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
53% of the 1344 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 50.11 vs. BX: 42.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -139.15  Med: 26.18 Max: 1355.61
Current: 42.87
-139.15
1355.61
Net Margin % 20.08
BX's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
60% of the 1347 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 39.54 vs. BX: 20.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.33  Med: 16.5 Max: 332.9
Current: 20.08
-40.33
332.9
ROE % 10.76
BX's ROE % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.67 vs. BX: 10.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.3  Med: 4.79 Max: 46.71
Current: 10.76
-23.3
46.71
ROA % 4.35
BX's ROA % is ranked higher than
56% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. BX: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.26  Med: 1.75 Max: 6.9
Current: 4.35
-10.26
6.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 1874.04
BX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 30.40 vs. BX: 1874.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3880.39  Med: 504.31 Max: 3011.6
Current: 1874.04
-3880.39
3011.6
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -27.40
BX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BX: -27.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -17.5 Max: 21.3
Current: -27.4
0
21.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -27.20
BX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BX: -27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -17.95 Max: 112
Current: -27.2
0
112
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -7.60
BX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. BX: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -56.7 Max: 36.4
Current: -7.6
0
36.4
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

BX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Rolfe 39,925 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,321 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 46,100 sh (New)
John Rogers 1,493,482 sh (+29.13%)
Howard Marks 525,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 487,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Murray Stahl 32,940 sh (-17.46%)
Mario Gabelli 25,075 sh (-42.62%)
Julian Robertson 723,400 sh (-43.40%)
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Q2 2016

BX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 43,075 sh (+71.78%)
David Rolfe 41,850 sh (+4.82%)
Tom Gayner 499,000 sh (+2.46%)
Pioneer Investments 46,100 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 525,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 1,321 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 1,482,772 sh (-0.72%)
Murray Stahl 30,426 sh (-7.63%)
Julian Robertson 648,700 sh (-10.33%)
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Q3 2016

BX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 895,900 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 536,000 sh (+7.41%)
David Rolfe 41,850 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 1,321 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Howard Marks Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 43,000 sh (-0.17%)
Julian Robertson 640,400 sh (-1.28%)
John Rogers 1,421,642 sh (-4.12%)
Murray Stahl 12,576 sh (-58.67%)
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Q4 2016

BX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,134,300 sh (+26.61%)
Julian Robertson 795,500 sh (+24.22%)
David Rolfe 45,325 sh (+8.30%)
Tom Gayner 560,000 sh (+4.48%)
Mario Gabelli 43,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 12,576 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 1,321 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 1,420,949 sh (-0.05%)
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Business Description

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Traded in other countries:BBN.Germany, BX.Switzerland,
Blackstone Group LP is an alternative asset manager. It also provides financial advisory services, including corporate and mergers and acquisitions advisory, restructuring and reorganization advisory and fund placement services.

Blackstone is the world's largest alternative asset manager with more than $350 billion in assets under management. More than just private equity, the firm manages large pools of funds devoted to credit, real estate, and hedge fund solutions.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 19.35
BX's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. BX: 19.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BX' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 15.55 Max: 115.33
Current: 19.35
2.19
115.33
Forward PE Ratio 10.80
BX's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. BX: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 19.35
BX's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
64% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.58 vs. BX: 19.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BX' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 15.55 Max: 115.33
Current: 19.35
2.19
115.33
PB Ratio 3.59
BX's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 1435 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BX: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.42 Max: 4.33
Current: 3.59
0.28
4.33
PS Ratio 7.01
BX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. BX: 7.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 2.63 Max: 18.37
Current: 7.01
1.1
18.37
EV-to-EBIT 10.24
BX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.05 vs. BX: 10.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: 2.05 Max: 33
Current: 10.24
-28.9
33
EV-to-EBITDA 9.90
BX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. BX: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.2  Med: 2 Max: 112.2
Current: 9.9
-20.2
112.2
PEG Ratio 1.30
BX's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BX: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
BX' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.94 Max: 4.16
Current: 1.3
1.3
4.16
Shiller PE Ratio 76.04
BX's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 19.95 vs. BX: 76.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BX' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.79  Med: 12.98 Max: 80.26
Current: 76.04
6.79
80.26
Current Ratio 4.55
BX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. BX: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 4.85 Max: 7.94
Current: 4.55
1.53
7.94
Quick Ratio 4.55
BX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. BX: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 4.85 Max: 7.94
Current: 4.55
1.53
7.94
Days Sales Outstanding 55.02
BX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
56% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.58 vs. BX: 55.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.28  Med: 55.02 Max: 138.99
Current: 55.02
27.28
138.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.07
BX's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. BX: 5.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 5.27 Max: 30.93
Current: 5.07
1.29
30.93
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.06
BX's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. BX: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BX' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.79
Current: 1.06
0.07
2.79
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 12.00
BX's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BX: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
BX' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -18.25 Max: 77.3
Current: 12
0
77.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 6.27
BX's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
70% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. BX: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 22.81
BX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. BX: 22.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BX' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.83  Med: 23.81 Max: 139.72
Current: 22.81
5.83
139.72
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
BX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. BX: -1.40 )
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: -60.5  Med: -7.75 Max: 0
Current: -1.4
-60.5
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 11.85
BX's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
67% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. BX: 11.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
BX' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.45  Med: 10.68 Max: 31.55
Current: 11.85
3.45
31.55
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 5.64
BX's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. BX: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
BX' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 5.06 Max: 6.83
Current: 5.64
2.13
6.83
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.53
BX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. BX: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 3.76 Max: 4.66
Current: 4.53
0.59
4.66
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.67
BX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BX: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.71
Current: 1.67
0.73
1.71
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.66
BX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BX: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.8 Max: 2.72
Current: 2.66
0.6
2.72
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.97
BX's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. BX: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
BX' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.4
Current: 1.97
0.91
2.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.77
BX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. BX: 9.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 29.35 Max: 2475.8
Current: 9.77
3
2475.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 12.85
BX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. BX: 12.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.7  Med: 8.1 Max: 22.1
Current: 12.85
-34.7
22.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,126
EPS (TTM) $ 1.55
Beta1.30
Short Percentage of Float3.78%
52-Week Range $22.45 - 31.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,140.70

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 6,475 7,104 7,658
EPS ($) 2.78 2.98 3.12
EPS without NRI ($) 2.78 2.98 3.12
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.56%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.11 2.16 2.48
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