Do You Have The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) In Your Portfolio?


The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) closed its last session at $33.78. The stock traded within a range of $33.04 and $33.80. The company operates in the Financial Services sector with a market capitalization of 41.73 Million. Trading volume for The Blackstone Group L.P. was 5.93 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) has an average volume of 5.04 Million.

Company Profile

Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment and advisory firms. Their alternative asset management businesses include the management of corporate private equity funds, real estate funds, funds of hedge funds, credit-oriented funds, collateralized loan obligation vehicles (CLOs) and closed-end mutual funds. The Blackstone Group also provides various financial advisory services, including mergers and acquisitions advisory, restructuring and reorganization advisory and fund placement services.

Analyst Views

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) received a Buy rating from 3 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) touched its 1-Year High price of $37.52 on 02/01/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $28.45 on 03/09/17.

EPS & Financials

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.71/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.67/Share by a difference of $0.04. This showed a surprise of 6% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 12 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.76/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.82/share and a low EPS of $0.69/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $1.82 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 1.97 Billion and 1.74 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) has a 20-Day average volume of 6.7 Million. According to today’s trading volume The Blackstone Group L.P. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.4 Percent and Institutional ownership of 50.4 Percent. The return on assets stands at 5.1%, Return on Equity currently is 22.7% and the Return on Investment value is 13.4%.

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) gross margin percentage stands at 79% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 43.2 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 20.9 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.9% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 0.4 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 2.78 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 5.5 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 43.2%. The return on invested capital is at 13.4%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 2.78%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 5.5% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.