Blackstone Stock Is a Good Investment, Even in a Downbeat Economy

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Overweight • Price $87.83 on Jan. 23

by J.P. Morgan

We are upgrading Blackstone from Neutral to Overweight, with a December 2023 price target of $105. Investors are seemingly aware of the risks to Blackstone’s retail, real estate, and private-equity businesses, largely driven by higher inflation and interest rates.