The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)

91.61 -0.47%
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Pros
Stock price low relative to the 52-week range
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward PEG ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. BX stock price ($83.70) is close to the 52-week low ($78.55). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See BX price chart.
  2. BX forward dividend yield is 4.47%, higher than the industry (1.02%) and sector (0.81%) forward dividend yields. See BX forward dividend chart.
  3. BX PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.28, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See BX PEG chart.
  4. BX average analyst rating is Buy. See BX analyst rating chart.
  5. BX average analyst price target ($120.69) is above its current price ($83.70). See BX price target chart.

Cons

  1. BX quarterly revenue growth was -92.30%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.55% and 2.14%, respectively). See BX revenue growth chart.
  2. BX forward P/E ratio is 21.08, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See BX forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. BX Price/Book ratio is 7.15, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See BX forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  4. BX short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.87. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See BX short interest ratio chart.