What Analysts Recommend for Carlyle
Of the 12 analysts covering Carlyle (CG) in February 2018, four are suggesting a “hold.”
The price-to-book ratio on an NTM (next-12-month) basis for Carlyle Group (CG) stood at 2.99x, which is a premium valuation compared to the peer average of 2.03x.
The carry funds of The Carlyle Group’s (CG) Investment Solutions segment saw appreciation of 3% in 4Q17 and 10% in 2017.
The Carlyle Group’s (CG) Real Asset segment’s carry funds witnessed an appreciation of 4% in 4Q17, which led to the generation of net performance fees amounting to $63 million.
The Carlyle Group’s (CG) Global Credit segment in 4Q17 generated economic income amounting to $2 million compared to -$155 million in 4Q16.
Carlyle Group’s (CG) Corporate Private Equity segment generated net performance fees of $260 million in 4Q17.
The Carlyle Group (CG) is of the view that the increasing interest rates as well as volatility surrounding the markets might negatively impact the company’s performance.
Carlyle Group (CG) posted earnings per share (or EPS) of $1.01 in 4Q17, which was significantly above analysts’ estimates.
No changes have been seen in analysts’ ratings on Prospect Capital (PSEC) for the past few months.
In fiscal 2Q18, Prospect Capital’s (PSEC) total investment income was $162.4 million compared to $183.4 million a year earlier.
Prospect Capital (PSEC) incurred total operating expenses of $89.2 million in fiscal 2Q18 compared to $99 million in fiscal 2Q17.
Prospect Capital’s (PSEC) management has indicated a positive view on the company’s future.
Prospect Capital (PSEC) has made first lien, senior, and secured debt a priority in terms of originations because this will help it to hedge downside risk.
Prospect Capital has a PE (price-to-earnings ratio) of 8.61x on a next-12-month basis compared to its peer average of 8.41x, implying Prospect’s higher valuation.
Prospect Capital (PSEC) generated NII (net investment income) per share of $0.20 in its fiscal 2Q18, which ended on December 31, 2017.
The Blackstone Group’s (BX) Corporate Private Equity segment’s total revenue rose from $460.9 million in 4Q16 to $590.2 million in 4Q17, reflecting a 28% rise year-over-year.
The Blackstone Group’s Real Estate segment’s metrics, such as its total assets under management, deployments, and realizations, benefited from the company’s global reach and large scale in 4Q17.
The Blackstone Group’s (BX) Credit segment delivered composite gross returns of 3.4% and 1.7% in terms of distressed strategies and performing credit, respectively, in 4Q17.
At the end of 2017, the Blackstone Group’s (BX) total AUM (assets under management) stood at $434.1 billion. On a YoY (year-over-year) basis, this figure reflected a rise of 18%.
Thirteen analysts are covering the Blackstone Group (BX) in February 2018. Of these 13, only one is suggesting a “hold” on the stock, and none are recommending “strong sells” or “sells.”