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KKR & Co. Inc. (KKR) Competitors

+1.62 (+1.54%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)


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

KKR & Co. Inc. vs.

KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE:KKR) and Blackstone (NYSE:BX) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, media sentiment, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, community ranking, analyst recommendations 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 2.6%. 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.

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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KKR & Co. Inc. currently has a consensus target price of $94.50, indicating a potential downside of 11.27%. Blackstone has a consensus target price of $123.65, indicating a potential downside of 3.18%. Given Blackstone'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)

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

In the previous week, KKR & Co. Inc. had 10 more articles in the media than Blackstone. MarketBeat recorded 28 mentions for KKR & Co. Inc. and 18 mentions for Blackstone. Blackstone's average media sentiment score of 0.71 beat KKR & Co. Inc.'s score of 0.43 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.
8 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
13 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
10 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

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

KKR & Co. Inc. has a beta of 1.62, meaning that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Blackstone has a beta of 1.52, meaning 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.$14.50B6.52$3.73B$4.4623.88


KKR & Co. Inc. and Blackstone tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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KKR vs. The Competition

MetricKKR & Co. Inc.Investment advice IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$94.51B$9.80B$9.42B$18.16B
Dividend Yield0.67%24.99%10.32%3.43%
P/E Ratio23.8847.2245.1726.10
Price / Sales6.526.73265.8610.75
Price / Cash36.5516.4829.2715.96
Price / Book1.633.922.575.17
Net Income$3.73B$319.62M$1.01B$974.43M
7 Day Performance4.00%0.65%0.86%0.57%
1 Month Performance14.99%4.01%4.26%6.33%
1 Year Performance112.87%25.96%19.65%23.42%

KKR & Co. Inc. Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
4.3704 of 5 stars
Apollo Global Management
4.7095 of 5 stars
Ares Management
4.6806 of 5 stars
+71.7%$44.46B$3.63B64.402,850News Coverage
High Trading Volume
Ameriprise Financial
4.9232 of 5 stars
+42.9%$43.11B$15.94B14.7713,800Insider Selling
Blue Owl Capital
3.3155 of 5 stars
0.897 of 5 stars
N/A+17.5%$94.91B$20.04B19.43157,799Stock Split
American Tower
4.8078 of 5 stars
+1.8%$90.70B$11.14B43.945,643Positive News
Toronto-Dominion Bank
4.4314 of 5 stars
-6.6%$100.07B$53.59B12.15103,257Upcoming Earnings
4.9522 of 5 stars
Marsh & McLennan Companies
4.6698 of 5 stars
+16.3%$103.06B$23.29B26.6485,000Insider Selling
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:KKR) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by Staff

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