The Blackstone Group Inc. is an alternative asset management firm specializing in real estate, private equity, hedge fund solutions, credit, secondary funds of funds, public debt and equity and multi-asset class strategies. More Details
High growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Blackstone Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BX is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BX's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: BX matched the US Capital Markets industry which returned 66.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BX exceeded the US Market which returned 57.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Blackstone Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Selling The Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE:BX) Shares This Year?
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why We're Wary Of Buying Blackstone Group's (NYSE:BX) For Its Upcoming Dividend
Is Blackstone Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BX ($79.65) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($35.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BX is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.1x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (25.6x).
PE vs Market: BX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.1x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BX is good value based on its PB Ratio (7.9x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (68.2x).
How is Blackstone Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BX's forecast earnings growth (43% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: BX's earnings (43% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (18.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BX's revenue (15.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BX's revenue (15.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (39.8%)
How has Blackstone Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BX's current net profit margins (16.9%) are lower than last year (29%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BX's earnings have grown by 7.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BX had negative earnings growth (-48.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BX's Return on Equity (15.5%) is considered low.
How is Blackstone Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BX's short term assets ($6.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: BX's short term assets ($6.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($7.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BX's debt to equity ratio (40.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 50.6% to 40.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.7%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if BX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Blackstone Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BX's dividend (2.84%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: BX's dividend (2.84%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.48%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BX's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BX's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (150.7%), BX's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BX's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (86.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Schwarzman (73 yo)
Mr. Stephen Allen Schwarzman, B.A. & M.B.A., also Known as Steve, serves as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of The Blackstone Group Inc. He is Co-Founder of The Blackstone Group Inc. Mr. Schwarzman has b...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD86.38M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.02M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BX's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BX's board of directors are considered experienced (9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Blackstone Group Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Blackstone Group Inc.
- Ticker: BX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Implied Market Cap: US$92.379b
- Market Cap: US$52.868b
- Shares outstanding: 1.16b
- Website: https://www.blackstone.com
Number of Employees
- The Blackstone Group Inc.
- 345 Park Avenue
- New York
- New York
- United States
The Blackstone Group Inc. is an alternative asset management firm specializing in real estate, private equity, hedge fund solutions, credit, secondary funds of funds, public debt and equity and multi-asset...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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