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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity-to-Asset 0.21
BX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. BX: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.21
0.07
0.82
Debt-to-Equity 1.91
BX's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
89% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. BX: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
BX' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.91
0.01
1.91
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.89
BX's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. BX: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
BX' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.54  Med: 2.54 Max: 25.88
Current: 2.89
-22.54
25.88
Interest Coverage 17.17
BX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 465.71 vs. BX: 17.17 )
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: 17.17
10.41
29.86
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 2.42
Beneish M-Score: -1.30
WACC vs ROIC
10.18%
148.15%
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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 47.64
BX's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 33.44 vs. BX: 47.64 )
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: 47.64
-139.15
1355.61
Net Margin % 20.66
BX's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 27.05 vs. BX: 20.66 )
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: 20.66
-40.33
332.9
ROE % 15.87
BX's ROE % is ranked higher than
77% of the 1134 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. BX: 15.87 )
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: 15.87
-23.3
46.71
ROA % 5.21
BX's ROA % is ranked higher than
59% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. BX: 5.21 )
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: 5.21
-10.26
6.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 3320.33
BX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 74.15 vs. BX: 3320.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3880.39  Med: 428.28 Max: 3320.33
Current: 3320.33
-3880.39
3320.33
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -27.40
BX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 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
84% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 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
63% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 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 2017

BX Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Pioneer Investments 160,630 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 12,164 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,798,700 sh (+58.57%)
Tom Gayner 595,000 sh (+6.25%)
Alan Fournier 1,158,131 sh (unchged)
David Rolfe 45,325 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 41,760 sh (-2.88%)
Murray Stahl 12,192 sh (-3.05%)
John Rogers 1,289,376 sh (-9.26%)
Julian Robertson 656,000 sh (-17.54%)
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Q2 2017

BX Guru Trades in Q2 2017

David Dreman 13,475 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 959,427 sh (+497.29%)
Jim Simons 2,938,500 sh (+63.37%)
Julian Robertson 940,100 sh (+43.31%)
Tom Gayner 760,000 sh (+27.73%)
David Rolfe 46,075 sh (+1.65%)
Alan Fournier 1,158,131 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 41,760 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Murray Stahl 11,572 sh (-5.09%)
John Rogers 1,223,189 sh (-5.13%)
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Q3 2017

BX Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Pioneer Investments 1,333,073 sh (+38.94%)
Tom Gayner 850,000 sh (+11.84%)
Mario Gabelli 45,665 sh (+9.35%)
Julian Robertson 1,003,100 sh (+6.70%)
Alan Fournier 1,158,131 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 11,572 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 13,475 sh (unchged)
David Rolfe 45,575 sh (-1.09%)
John Rogers 978,206 sh (-20.03%)
Jim Simons 2,299,900 sh (-21.73%)
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Q4 2017

BX Guru Trades in Q4 2017

First Pacific Advisors 13,600 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 3,535,792 sh (+165.24%)
Murray Stahl 11,612 sh (+0.35%)
Mario Gabelli 45,665 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 1,158,131 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 850,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 13,475 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,299,500 sh (-0.02%)
John Rogers 977,615 sh (-0.06%)
Julian Robertson 949,600 sh (-5.33%)
David Rolfe 40,575 sh (-10.97%)
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management    NAICS: 523930    SIC: 6282
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Headquarter Location:USA
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 15.67
BX's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. BX: 15.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BX' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 15.02 Max: 115.33
Current: 15.67
2.19
115.33
Forward PE Ratio 11.17
BX's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. BX: 11.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.67
BX's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
53% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. BX: 15.67 )
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: 15.02 Max: 115.33
Current: 15.67
2.19
115.33
PB Ratio 6.23
BX's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BX: 6.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.61 Max: 6.71
Current: 6.23
0.28
6.71
PS Ratio 6.02
BX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. BX: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.77 Max: 17.79
Current: 6.02
1.13
17.79
EV-to-EBIT 8.29
BX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. BX: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: 2.6 Max: 33
Current: 8.29
-28.9
33
EV-to-EBITDA 8.22
BX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. BX: 8.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.2  Med: 2.6 Max: 112.2
Current: 8.22
-20.2
112.2
EV-to-Revenue 5.01
BX's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
52% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. BX: 5.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
BX' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 1.6 Max: 19.8
Current: 5.01
-0.5
19.8
PEG Ratio 0.99
BX's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BX: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
BX' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 3.35 Max: 3.55
Current: 0.99
0.99
3.55
Shiller PE Ratio 52.76
BX's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 19.07 vs. BX: 52.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BX' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.88  Med: 14.12 Max: 80.26
Current: 52.76
6.88
80.26
Current Ratio 4.95
BX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. BX: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 4.63 Max: 7.94
Current: 4.95
1.53
7.94
Quick Ratio 4.95
BX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. BX: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 4.63 Max: 7.94
Current: 4.95
1.53
7.94
Days Sales Outstanding 46.47
BX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
52% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.68 vs. BX: 46.47 )
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: 46.47
27.28
138.99

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 7.90
BX's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. BX: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 5.43 Max: 30.93
Current: 7.9
1.29
30.93
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.99
BX's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. BX: 0.99 )
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: 0.99
0.07
2.79
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 12.00
BX's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 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 % 9.85
BX's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
66% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. BX: 9.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 35.69
BX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
95% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. BX: 35.69 )
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: 24.53 Max: 139.72
Current: 35.69
5.83
139.72
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
BX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 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-Current-Asset-Value 13.14
BX's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. BX: 13.14 )
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: 5.56 Max: 40.68
Current: 13.14
2.13
40.68
Price-to-Tangible-Book 8.85
BX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. BX: 8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 4.04 Max: 8.94
Current: 8.85
0.56
8.94
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.78
BX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BX: 2.78 )
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: 0.6  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.81
Current: 2.78
0.6
2.81
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.17
BX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. BX: 2.17 )
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: 0.42  Med: 0.95 Max: 5.55
Current: 2.17
0.42
5.55
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.41
BX's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. BX: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
BX' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.83 Max: 4.55
Current: 2.41
0.27
4.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 12.10
BX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. BX: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5829.3  Med: 11.2 Max: 2475.8
Current: 12.1
-5829.3
2475.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -6.73
BX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. BX: -6.73 )
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: 6.3 Max: 22.1
Current: -6.73
-34.7
22.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,119.05
EPS (TTM) $ 2.18
Beta1.47
Short Percentage of Float1.50%
52-Week Range $28.45 - 37.52
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,174.96

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 7,685 6,473 7,222
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $) 4,044 4,211 3,693
EPS ($) 3.05 2.81 2.95
EPS without NRI ($) 3.05 2.81 2.95
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 2.63 2.57 2.06

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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