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Posts Tagged ‘Blackstone Group L.p. (BX)’

KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR)

KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): Two Strong Dividend-Paying Companies With Upward Potential

Depending on their financial goals, investors’ asset allocation tactics vary widely. But companies offering high dividend payments while positioned......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN): Will Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD) Earnings Lure Another Bidder to the Table?

Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) will release its quarterly report on Friday, and the company remains at the center of attention because of controversy......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

EOG Resources Inc (EOG), Bunge Ltd (BG), State Street Corporation (STT): Markel Corporation (MKL) Just Dumped These 4 Stocks

If you happen to be a huge market nerd who keeps close track of SEC filings, you probably know Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)  recently released its......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), Public Storage (PSA): Silver Bay Realty Knocks It Out of the Park

Though heavy investor involvement in the single-family housing market has helped fuel a sort of housing boom, real estate investment trusts created on......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), Altisource Residential Corp (RESI): Single Family Home Giant Grows in a New Way

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) is following a competitor’s cue and is planning to lend to smaller investment buyers in the single family home......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): Housing Is Back…Observe Thy Leader!

It’s always a good idea to pay attention to what the world’s largest private-equity firm is doing with its business. That’s because it&#......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): Are Single Family REITs for Real?

The 2007 to 2009 recession helped usher in a new institutional real estate asset class. Do single family real estate investment trusts (REITs) have legs......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

Why The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) Is Poised to Bounce Back

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool’s free investing community, alternative......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Is This a Baby Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) or Not?

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this post stated that Leucadia had an interest in Fortescue Metals Group and Inmet Mining. This has been corrected......(read more)
Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK)

Leucadia National Corp. (LUK): Is This a Baby Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) or Not?

Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK) has often been called a baby Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A). It does have many similarities to Berkshire and......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), American Residential Properties Inc (ARPI) – Single-Family REIT IPOs: Too Early for Wall Street?

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to change International Homes to Invitation Homes. “…single-family homes are cheap now, too......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp (SBY)- Single-Family REIT IPOs: Too Early for Wall Street?

“…single-family homes are cheap now, too. If I had a way of buying a couple hundred thousand single-family homes, and had a way of managing them......(read more)
Brookfield Office Properties Inc (USA) (NYSE:BPO)

Brookfield Office Properties Inc (USA) (BPO), Mpg Office Trust Inc (MPG): A New York Landlord Is Stepping Up the Pace

Upward momentum seems to be building for Brookfield Office Properties Inc (USA) (NYSE:BPO), which set a new 52-week high of $19.19 on May 14. In recent......(read more)
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)

Why Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK) Should Just Say “No!”

Rumors are a part of life for investors — nothing new there. For a company like Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), which is in the midst of a......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

Moody’s Corporation (MCO), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): Dr. Dre’s Prescription, A Big Dividend Loan

Beats Electronics LLC, Dr. Dre’s high-end headphones company, is looking to raise up to $650 millionin corporate loans. But for the most part, Beats......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (SEAS): Dr. Dre’s Prescription, A Big Dividend Loan

Beats Electronics LLC, Dr. Dre’s high-end headphones company, is looking to raise up to $650 million in corporate loans. But for the most part,......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

Carlyle Group LP (CG), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): Three Private Equity Stocks for an Improving Economy

As the US economy slowly rebounds from the financial crisis, private equity companies are capitalizing on new opportunities. These companies are uniquely......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): Will Stepped-Up Foreclosures Save This New Asset Class From Crumbling?

The mortgage meltdown was bad news for homeowners, banks, and the economy, but the boatloads of foreclosures cluttering the housing market sparked the......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): Is Wall Street Behind the Housing Rally?

The ongoing recovery of the housing market raised the concern that we are heading toward another bubble that could burst in the near future. In a recent......(read more)
Weyerhaeuser Company

Weyerhaeuser Company (WY), Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc. (PCL): A Win-Win Scenario

Earning income from owning profit-producing assets sounds great. It is. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) should comprise a part of each person’s......(read more)
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL)

What Will Come Out of the Battle for Dell Inc. (DELL)?

Since many seasoned market-watchers were skeptical about the plausibility of the original buyout proposal from the alliance between Silver Lake Capital......(read more)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): This Is One Incredible CEO

The Motley Fool’s readers have spoken, and I have heeded your cries. After months of pointing out CEO gaffes and faux pas, I’ve decided to......(read more)

Playing Housing With The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), Howard Hughes Corp (HHC) & Toll Brothers Inc (TOL)

As I wrote before, I’m not entirely sold on a housing boom, what with college debt levels increasing and impoverishing what should be a new generation......(read more)
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS)

Should You Join in the SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (SEAS) IPO Bandwagon?

The global theme-park industry continues to grow. Global Industry Analysts expects the global theme-park industry to reach $31.8 billion by 2017. However......(read more)
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL)

Forget Dell Inc. (DELL), Get This Instead

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) withdrew its bid for Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL). The reasons for the withdrawal were not immediately clear, but it&#......(read more)

PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), Colony Financial Inc (CLNY) & The Housing Rebound: It’s Not What You Think

The housing sector’s slow recovery appears to be gaining ground, and homebuilders like PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) The Ryland Group, Inc. (NYSE......(read more)
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL)

With The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) Out, It’s Icahn Vs. Dell Inc. (DELL)

A couple of weeks ago, up-for-sale PC purveyor Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) offered Carl Icahn and Icahn Enterprises LP (NASDAQ:IEP) $25 million to play nice......(read more)

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED): Will Natural Gas Prices Tank This Stock?

Earlier this year, I detailed the importance of the spark spread for utilities and power generators. Not unlike the crack spread for refiners in the Gulf......(read more)
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS)

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (SEAS) IPOs..Beware, Sharks In the Water

Nailed it! In Friday’s IPO of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS), private-equity powerhouse and still-SeaWorld majority owner The Blackstone......(read more)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Can Anybody Spare $1 Billion for This Stock?

There was no shortage of bad news for troubled retailer J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) last week. On Monday afternoon, the company parted ways with......(read more)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): The Company Gets a Rare Win

Like seeing a horse named Paste winning the Kentucky Derby, J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) surprised everyone yesterday by winning one of the little......(read more)

Morgan Stanley (MS), Citigroup Inc. (C) & More: Revolving Door Practices May Leave Investors’ Heads Spinning

Want a good way to make a bundle at your corporate job? Leave it and go work for the government. Then come back. That’s what Lanny Breuer did when......(read more)

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Celgene Corporation (CELG) & The Best-Performing NASDAQ-100 Stocks in Q1

It was generally a great quarter for U.S. indexes all the way around, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) and S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.......(read more)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): Should Investors Ride Dell Inc. (DELL) for a Higher Bid?

When Micheal Dell offered a take-private deal valuing Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) at $13.65, investors were rightfully furious. His bid significantly undervalued......(read more)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), UMH Properties, Inc (UMH): How to Play Single-Family Homes with REITs

Have you heard the news?  Single-family homes are the new investment of the day. Big players like private-equity king The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE......(read more)

Just a Little Bit Rich? Carlyle Group LP (CG) Wants to Talk to You: KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)

Have you ever felt the urge to throw in your chips with the big boys, but aren’t quite affluent enough to invest with the well-heeled set? Well,......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM): Is The Single Family Home Market A Bubble Again?

There has been a growing chorus of industrywatchers and writers fretting that the current rebound in the housing market is little more than a bubble.......(read more)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): Is Buying Hedge Fund Managers A Good Call?

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) is a massive asset management firm. It’s so large, in fact, that it has to make bold moves in order to keep......(read more)
AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB)

Rental Market Shakeup: Good or Bad for These 3 REITs? AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (AVB), Equity Residential (EQR)

The housing market has been somewhat fickle over the past year or two, sputtering and stalling until finally getting into gear over the past few months......(read more)