The Blackstone Group L.P. June 15th Short Interest Update

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), A rise of 224,543 shares or 1.8% was seen in the short interest of The Blackstone Group Lp. Even as the interest increased from 12,153,344 shares on May 31,2016 to 12,377,887 shares on June 15,2016, the days to cover came in at 4. The updated interest stood at 2.2% of the stocks floats. The stock has seen an average daily volume of 3,412,263 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 24th after market close.

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX): The stock opened at $24.44 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $25.49 for the day. The stock traded down to $24.35 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $24.47 with a loss of -5.45% for the day. The stock had closed at $25.88 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 7,158,367 shares.

The company shares have dropped -39.79% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 16, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $42.60 and the one year low was seen on Jan 20, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $25.95 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $26.99.

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) has tumbled 1.77% during the past week and has dropped 8.66% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 0.14%. The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) has underperformed the index by 5.9% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

The Blackstone Group L.P. is a global alternative asset manager. The Companys alternative asset management businesses include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, hedge fund solutions, non-investment grade credit, secondary funds and multi-asset class exposures falling outside of other funds mandates. The Companys segments include Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions and Credit. The Companys Private Equity segment focuses on identifying, managing and creating lasting value for its investors. The Company manages a number of global, European and Asian focused opportunistic real estate funds, several real estate debt investment funds, a real estate investment trust (BXMT). The Companys Hedge Fund Solutions group consists of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM). Its credit business consists of GSO Capital Partners LP (GSO). It is a participant in the leveraged finance markets.

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