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Blackstone (BX) Competitors

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Should you be buying Blackstone stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Blackstone include KKR & Co. Inc. (KKR), Apollo Global Management (APO), Ares Management (ARES), Ameriprise Financial (AMP), Blue Owl Capital (OWL), American Tower (AMT), ICICI Bank (IBN), Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), and Banco Santander (SAN). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Blackstone vs.

KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE:KKR) and Blackstone (NYSE:BX) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, valuation, dividends, community ranking, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

KKR & Co. Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Blackstone pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. KKR & Co. Inc. pays out 15.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Blackstone pays out 117.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. KKR & Co. Inc. has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

KKR & Co. Inc. has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Blackstone has a beta of 1.52, suggesting that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

KKR & Co. Inc. has higher revenue and earnings than Blackstone. KKR & Co. Inc. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Blackstone, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
KKR & Co. Inc.$14.50B6.51$3.73B$4.4623.86

Blackstone received 487 more outperform votes than KKR & Co. Inc. when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.59% of users gave Blackstone an outperform vote while only 63.08% of users gave KKR & Co. Inc. an outperform vote.

KKR & Co. Inc.Outperform Votes
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BlackstoneOutperform Votes
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In the previous week, KKR & Co. Inc. had 12 more articles in the media than Blackstone. MarketBeat recorded 25 mentions for KKR & Co. Inc. and 13 mentions for Blackstone. KKR & Co. Inc.'s average media sentiment score of 1.02 beat Blackstone's score of 0.35 indicating that Blackstone is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
KKR & Co. Inc.
10 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
10 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
3 Very Negative mention(s)
8 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

KKR & Co. Inc. currently has a consensus target price of $94.50, suggesting a potential downside of 11.21%. Blackstone has a consensus target price of $123.65, suggesting a potential upside of 0.01%. Given KKR & Co. Inc.'s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Blackstone is more favorable than KKR & Co. Inc..

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
KKR & Co. Inc.
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
12 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Blackstone has a net margin of 20.84% compared to Blackstone's net margin of 19.38%. KKR & Co. Inc.'s return on equity of 17.33% beat Blackstone's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
KKR & Co. Inc.19.38% 4.52% 0.86%
Blackstone 20.84%17.33%7.37%

76.3% of KKR & Co. Inc. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.0% of Blackstone shares are owned by institutional investors. 39.3% of KKR & Co. Inc. shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Blackstone shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


KKR & Co. Inc. beats Blackstone on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BX and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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BX vs. The Competition

MetricBlackstoneInvestment advice IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$88.36B$9.81B$9.58B$17.80B
Dividend Yield2.70%24.01%6.25%3.55%
P/E Ratio43.6940.2843.7722.25
Price / Sales11.016.98199.3910.27
Price / Cash28.9216.1828.0118.96
Price / Book5.043.593.225.91
Net Income$1.39B$306.25M$1.00B$976.87M
7 Day Performance-1.62%0.00%-1.27%-1.53%
1 Month Performance0.30%1.87%2.23%3.68%
1 Year Performance48.02%27.01%18.73%24.48%

Blackstone Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
KKR & Co. Inc.
4.9687 of 5 stars
Apollo Global Management
4.7042 of 5 stars
+83.4%$65.17B$32.64B12.704,879Positive News
Ares Management
4.3434 of 5 stars
+75.1%$44.46B$3.63B64.402,850Analyst Forecast
High Trading Volume
Ameriprise Financial
4.9118 of 5 stars
+50.4%$43.11B$15.94B14.7713,800Positive News
Blue Owl Capital
3.7551 of 5 stars
American Tower
4.7484 of 5 stars
+1.4%$90.70B$11.14B43.945,643Dividend Announcement
Positive News
0.9077 of 5 stars
N/A+20.4%$94.91B$20.04B19.43157,799Stock Split
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
0 of 5 stars
N/A+56.4%$83.23B$64.79B12.64106,000Positive News
Toronto-Dominion Bank
4.3376 of 5 stars
-5.3%$100.07B$53.59B12.15103,257Earnings Report
Dividend Cut
Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Banco Santander
3.8992 of 5 stars

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This page (NYSE:BX) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by Staff

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