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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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Cash to Debt 1.83
CG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CG: 1.83 )
CG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.83

Interest Coverage 0.75
CG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 337.31 vs. CG: 0.75 )
CG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 22.75
Current: 0.75

0.75
22.75
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.86
M-Score: -2.56
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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Operating margin (%) 16.46
CG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.38 vs. CG: 16.46 )
CG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 16.46   Max: 69.37
Current: 16.46

16.46
69.37
Net-margin (%) 4.69
CG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1236 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.93 vs. CG: 4.69 )
CG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 103.03
Current: 4.69

1.37
103.03
ROA (%) 0.58
CG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. CG: 0.58 )
CG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.58

0.13
0.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.70
CG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 87.54 vs. CG: 37.70 )
CG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 37.7   Max: 4903.03
Current: 37.7

37.7
4903.03
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

CG Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Tom Gayner 20,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 164,400 sh (+240.37%)
Pioneer Investments 871,295 sh (+12.76%)
Ron Baron 4,608,515 sh (+6.68%)
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Q3 2013

CG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Tom Gayner 135,000 sh (+575%)
Ron Baron 4,808,999 sh (+4.35%)
Pioneer Investments 743,925 sh (-14.62%)
Jim Simons 52,000 sh (-68.37%)
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Q4 2013

CG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Tom Gayner 196,000 sh (+45.19%)
Pioneer Investments 891,523 sh (+19.84%)
Ron Baron 4,825,115 sh (+0.34%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2014

CG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 282,649 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 223,000 sh (+13.78%)
Pioneer Investments 909,796 sh (+2.05%)
Ron Baron 4,826,634 sh (+0.03%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CG

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Tom Gayner 2013-12-31 Add 45.19%0.07%$25.8 - $36.14 $ 34.7710%196000
Tom Gayner 2013-09-30 Add 575%0.1%$24.75 - $28.84 $ 34.7731%135000
Tom Gayner 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$24.19 - $32.87 $ 34.7718%20000
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Guru Investment Theses on The Carlyle Group L P

Baron Funds Comments on Carlyle Group - Aug 23, 2012

From Baron Funds' second quarter commentary:

The Carlyle Group (CG) is one of the largest diversified alternative asset managers with nearly $150 billion in client assets. Alternative asset managers continue to gain share within the investment management industry as investors seek above market returns with less volatility than traditional equity markets. Additionally, these flows have increasingly migrated towards the few elite alternative firms including Carlyle and away from the perceived more riskier upstarts. We expect this combination to continue to be a tailwind for Carlyle's asset accumulation. Further, Carlyle distinguishes itself from the other elite alternative managers by its investment portfolios that are more diversified across disciplines and geography. This deep range of products enables Carlyle to achieve a greater share of client's wallet than competitors. Nearly 60% of its investors hold more than six distinct Carlyle products. And, many of the companies owned by Carlyle we admire and apparently they admire many of the companies we own. In addition, Carlyle has an elite fund raising capability. Led by David Rubenstein, the investor relations team has built a global infrastructure that has resulted in 1,400 investors in 72 countries. David and his team spend most of the year traversing the globe to meet with all clients and assist them in finding the appropriate investment strategy for their current needs. Finally, the massive number of funds and diversity of products should create a more stable incentive income revenue stream than many of its rivals. While this performance fee revenue is unlikely to garner as high a multiple as management fee earnings, the stability achieved through diversification makes it more valuable to Carlyle shareholders than the performance fee earnings achieved at many of the company's peers. We also believe the management fee margins should grow as the investment infrastructure has been built to handle a much larger asset base. (Michael Baron)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 62.00
CG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. CG: 62.00 )
CG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 22.65   Max: 193
Current: 62

22.65
193
P/S 2.19
CG's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.56 vs. CG: 2.19 )
CG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 4.24
Current: 2.19

0.41
4.24
PFCF 0.90
CG's PFCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2464.00 vs. CG: 0.90 )
CG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.53
Current: 0.9

0.46
2.53
EV-to-EBIT 9.72
CG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 24.37 vs. CG: 9.72 )
CG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 43.2
Current: 9.72

4.4
43.2
Current Ratio 1.80
CG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. CG: 1.80 )
CG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.8

0.35
1.9
Quick Ratio 1.80
CG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. CG: 1.80 )
CG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.8

0.35
1.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.41
CG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. CG: 5.41 )
CG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 6.23
Current: 5.41

0.41
6.23
Dividend Payout 2.65
CG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CG: 2.65 )
CG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 4
Current: 2.65

0.28
4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.40
CG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. CG: 5.40 )
CG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 6.23
Current: 5.4

0.41
6.23

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.00
CG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CG: 1.00 )
CG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 5.89
Current: 1

0.69
5.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.80
CG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. CG: 9.80 )
CG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 22.8
Current: 9.8

2.3
22.8

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Traded in other countries:C6Y.Germany
Carlyle Group LP is an asset management company. The Company is engaged in private equity investment management and financing services. It invests directly and indirectly in private equity related instruments on behalf of its clients.

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