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The Carlyle Group L.P. [NASDAQ: CG] shares went higher by 2.85% from its previous closing of $24.92, now trading at the price of $25.63, also adding 0.71 points. Is CG stock a buy or should you stay away?

The stock had a rather active trading session with the latest closing, by far recording 1.84 million contracts. Compared to the average trading volume of CG shares, the company saw a far better performance. Moreover, the stock has a 336.65M float and a +5.73% run over in the last seven days. CG share price has been hovering between $25.99 and $15.09 lately, and is definitely worthy of attention.

The Carlyle Group L.P. [NASDAQ:CG]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 15.09 to 25.99. This is compared to its latest closing price of $24.92.

Keep your eyes peeled for this company’s upcoming financial results publication, which is slated for Wed 30 Oct (In 48 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of The Carlyle Group L.P. [CG]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for The Carlyle Group L.P. [CG] sitting at +14.38 and its Gross Margin at +76.82, this company’s Net Margin is now 9.40%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 4.04, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 4.60%. Its Return on Equity is 11.68, and its Return on Assets is 0.92. These metrics show a mixed bag, which means that this investment’s attractiveness can be quickly increased or decreased in the short term, depending on future updates CG financial performance.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, The Carlyle Group L.P. [CG] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 653.69. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 86.73, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 49.48. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 5.44, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 1,063.45.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 19.89 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 12.94. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 2.80, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.67. The Carlyle Group L.P. [CG] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.88, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 6.12 and P/E Ratio of 10.86. These metrics all suggest that The Carlyle Group L.P. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, The Carlyle Group L.P. [CG] earns $1,536,727 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 0.63 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.20.

The Carlyle Group L.P. [CG] has 337.19M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $8.64B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 15.09 to 25.99. At its current price, it has moved down by -1.39% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 69.85% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.67, which indicates that it is 3.67% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 65.95. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is The Carlyle Group L.P. [CG] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of The Carlyle Group L.P. [CG], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.