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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
Cash-to-Debt 0.19
BX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BX: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 2.18 Max: 20.43
Current: 0.19
0.19
20.43
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.23
BX's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. BX: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
BX' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.54  Med: 3.05 Max: 25.88
Current: 2.23
-22.54
25.88
Interest Coverage 16.98
BX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 368.00 vs. BX: 16.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.41  Med: 16.78 Max: 30.86
Current: 16.98
11.41
30.86
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 48.14
BX's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 33.18 vs. BX: 48.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -138.4  Med: 39.88 Max: 1349.02
Current: 48.14
-138.4
1349.02
Net Margin % 19.92
BX's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 27.66 vs. BX: 19.92 )
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: 19.92
-40.33
332.9
ROA % 4.51
BX's ROA % is ranked higher than
57% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. BX: 4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.26  Med: 1.75 Max: 5.18
Current: 4.51
-10.26
5.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 3237.62
BX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 873 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 85.21 vs. BX: 3237.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3880.39  Med: 1444.45 Max: 3406.03
Current: 3237.62
-3880.39
3406.03
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.30
BX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BX: -4.30 )
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: -19.4 Max: 21.3
Current: -4.3
0
21.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -1.60
BX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. BX: -1.60 )
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: 0 Max: 112
Current: -1.6
0
112
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -5.00
BX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. BX: -5.00 )
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: 0 Max: 56.7
Current: -5
0
56.7
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Guru Trades

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)
Tom Gayner 850,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 13,475 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 1,158,131 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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Q1 2018

BX Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Chris Davis 549,980 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 53,813 sh (+17.84%)
Tom Gayner 990,000 sh (+16.47%)
Julian Robertson 1,081,800 sh (+13.92%)
John Rogers 1,025,133 sh (+4.86%)
Pioneer Investments 3,559,655 sh (+0.67%)
Alan Fournier 1,158,131 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 13,475 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 11,572 sh (-0.34%)
David Rolfe 39,825 sh (-1.85%)
First Pacific Advisors 12,200 sh (-10.29%)
Jim Simons 467,000 sh (-79.69%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:BX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Julian Robertson 2018-03-31 Add 13.92%0.54%$31.52 - $36.78 $ 31.29-8%1,081,800
John Rogers 2018-03-31 Add 4.86%0.02%$31.52 - $36.78 $ 31.29-8%1,025,133
Tom Gayner 2018-03-31 Add 16.47%0.08%$31.52 - $36.78 $ 31.29-8%990,000
Chris Davis 2018-03-31 New Buy0.08%$31.52 - $36.78 $ 31.29-8%549,980
Mario Gabelli 2018-03-31 Add 17.84%$31.52 - $36.78 $ 31.29-8%53,813
John Rogers 2017-12-31 Reduce -0.06%$30.92 - $34.72 $ 31.29-4%977,615
Julian Robertson 2017-12-31 Reduce -5.33%0.32%$30.92 - $34.72 $ 31.29-4%949,600
Julian Robertson 2017-09-30 Add 6.70%0.38%$31.36 - $34.78 $ 31.29-5%1,003,100
John Rogers 2017-09-30 Reduce -20.03%0.1%$31.36 - $34.78 $ 31.29-5%978,206
Tom Gayner 2017-09-30 Add 11.84%0.06%$31.36 - $34.78 $ 31.29-5%850,000
Mario Gabelli 2017-09-30 Add 9.35%$31.36 - $34.78 $ 31.29-5%45,665
John Rogers 2017-06-30 Reduce -5.13%0.02%$28.86 - $33.69 $ 31.290%1,223,189
Julian Robertson 2017-06-30 Add 43.31%1.86%$28.86 - $33.69 $ 31.290%940,100
Tom Gayner 2017-06-30 Add 27.73%0.12%$28.86 - $33.69 $ 31.290%760,000
David Dreman 2017-06-30 New Buy0.25%$28.86 - $33.69 $ 31.290%13,475
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Sold Out $28.86 - $33.69 $ 31.290%0
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management    NAICS: 523930    SIC: 6282
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Headquarter Location:USA
Blackstone Group LP is an alternative asset manager. Its alternative asset management businesses include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, hedge fund solutions, non-investment grade credit and secondary funds.

Blackstone Group LP is an alternative asset manager with more than $350 billion in assets under management. Its alternative asset management businesses include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, hedge fund solutions, non-investment grade credit and secondary funds.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 15.51
BX's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. BX: 15.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BX' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 15.18 Max: 115.33
Current: 15.51
2.19
115.33
Forward PE Ratio 11.16
BX's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. BX: 11.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.51
BX's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
55% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.86 vs. BX: 15.51 )
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: 15.18 Max: 115.33
Current: 15.51
2.19
115.33
PS Ratio 5.48
BX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. BX: 5.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.78 Max: 17.79
Current: 5.48
1.13
17.79
EV-to-EBIT 12.61
BX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.14 vs. BX: 12.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.1  Med: 3.4 Max: 33.2
Current: 12.61
-34.1
33.2
EV-to-EBITDA 12.45
BX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10.42 vs. BX: 12.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.5  Med: 3.3 Max: 132.2
Current: 12.45
-15.5
132.2
EV-to-Revenue 7.57
BX's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
54% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.08 vs. BX: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
BX' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 1.9 Max: 19.8
Current: 7.57
-0.2
19.8
PEG Ratio 5.20
BX's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BX: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
BX' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 3.35 Max: 5.2
Current: 5.2
2.93
5.2
Shiller PE Ratio 127.19
BX's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. BX: 127.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BX' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.83  Med: 14.67 Max: 459.75
Current: 127.19
6.83
459.75
Current Ratio 2.31
BX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. BX: 2.31 )
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: 2.31
1.53
7.94
Quick Ratio 2.31
BX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. BX: 2.31 )
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: 2.31
1.53
7.94
Days Sales Outstanding 39.02
BX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
51% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.55 vs. BX: 39.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.28  Med: 49.03 Max: 63.03
Current: 39.02
27.28
63.03
Days Payable 599.38
BX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 56.91 vs. BX: 599.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 599.38
Current: 599.38
0
599.38

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 6.97
BX's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. BX: 6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 5.49 Max: 30.93
Current: 6.97
1.29
30.93
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.31
BX's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BX: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BX' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.79
Current: 1.31
0.6
2.79
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 6.50
BX's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. BX: 6.50 )
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: -16.7 Max: 77.3
Current: 6.5
0
77.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 6.97
BX's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
88% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. BX: 6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 24.86
BX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
95% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. BX: 24.86 )
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: 4.61  Med: 19.61 Max: 110.49
Current: 24.86
4.61
110.49
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.20
BX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. BX: -1.20 )
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: -1.4 Max: 0
Current: -1.2
-60.5
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 7.71
BX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. BX: 7.71 )
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: 1.44  Med: 2.12 Max: 7.87
Current: 7.71
1.44
7.87
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.96
BX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. BX: 1.96 )
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: 0.98 Max: 5.53
Current: 1.96
0.42
5.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.90
BX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. BX: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1085.6  Med: 11 Max: 432.6
Current: 7.9
-1085.6
432.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -8.54
BX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. BX: -8.54 )
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: 6.2 Max: 22.1
Current: -8.54
-34.7
22.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,912.08
EPS (TTM) $ 2.02
Beta1.52
Volatility19.22%
52-Week Range $29.03 - 37.52
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,205.55

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 6,955 6,815 7,593
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $) 3,492 3,821 3,538
EPS ($) 2.79 3.00 3.27
EPS without NRI ($) 2.79 3.00 3.27
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 2.55 2.73 2.88

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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