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Posts Tagged ‘NASDAQ:ACAS’

Managing assets, Asset Management

Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About American Capital Ltd. (ACAS) Anymore

Hedge fund managers like David Einhorn, Dan Loeb, or Carl Icahn became billionaires through reaping large profits for their investors, which is why piggybacking......(read more)
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Big Dividend BDCs: Ranking The Best And Worst

It’s been a choppy year so far for big-dividend Business Development Companies (BDCs). This has created some attractive buying opportunities as......(read more)
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Here’s Why Traders Are Buzzing about These Five Stocks

It’s been a quiet morning on Wall Street so far, with the Dow and S&P coming out flat out of the gate and the NASDAQ Composite index up just......(read more)
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Billionaire John Paulson Boosts Stakes in Endo Pharmaceuticals, Akorn; Plus Top Three New Positions

Famous for his bet against subprime mortgages at the height of the US housing bubble, John Paulson was just another hedge fund manager prior to that.......(read more)
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Whitebox Advisors’ Top Long Positions Heading Into Q2

Andy Redleaf‘s Whitebox Advisors was in the news earlier this year when it announced the closure of its mutual fund operations after seeing significant......(read more)
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Activist Paul Singer Increases Exposure to American Capital Ahead of Possible Sale & 3 Other Smart Money Moves

Shareholder activism has been on a surge following the aftermath of the financial crisis and is anticipated to keep expanding despite the somewhat disappointing......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

American Capital, Ltd (ACAS): Elliott Associates Reports Derivative Agreements

Paul Singer‘s Elliott Associates has filed a Form 13D on American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS). The filing shows that Mr. Singer’s firm still......(read more)
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Orange Capital’s Top Picks Ahead of Its Closure

When reports of liquidity drying up in the credit market started emerging last year, most large investors dismissed it as cyclical phenomena and blamed......(read more)
Jeff Smith

The Latest Activist Moves Made by Jeffrey Smith, Paul Singer, More

Numerous financial news websites and stock market participants call activist investors “vultures”, who aim to extract short-term benefits at the expense......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

13D Filing: Elliott Associates and American Capital, Ltd (ACAS)

Paul Singer‘s Elliott Associates has recently filed a 13D filing, in which it revealed its activist position in American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:......(read more)
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A Look At Whitebox Advisors Top Equity Holdings As It Prepares To Close Down Its Mutual Fund Unit

Barely two months after it had announced that its equity head Jason Cross will be leaving the firm after 14 years of service, Minneapolis-based Whitebox......(read more)
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Why These Five Stocks Are Growing On Monday

All major U.S. stock indexes are trading down on Monday, on renewed fears of a global economic slowdown and a plummet in Chinese stocks. However, a few......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Activists Nelson Peltz And Paul Singer Disclose Their Latest Moves

As investors are gearing up for the highly anticipated interest rate hike, a number of moves reported by elite funds might have slipped under the radar......(read more)
Pine River Capital Management

What Do Hedge Funds Think of American Capital Ltd. (ACAS)?

Most investors tend to think that hedge funds and other asset managers are worthless, as they cannot beat even simple index fund portfolios. In fact,......(read more)
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Why Are Investors Paying More For These 4 Stocks Today?

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE:P), KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:KBIO), American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) and Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE) are enjoying......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Billionaire Paul Singer Launches Latest Activist Campaign, While Eminence Capital Buys More Shares of a Favorite Stock

Hedge funds and other money managers have now filed their quarterly 13Fs for the September quarter, so one can investigate these public filings in order......(read more)
Steven Tananbaum - GoldenTree Asset Management

Steve Tananbaum Discusses Economy, Gives Vote Of Confidence To Traditional Media

Steve Tananbaum, the founder and manager of Goldentree Asset Management, recently sat down with Gary Kaminsky and Skybridge Capital founder and co-manager......(read more)
Daniel Lewis - Orange Capital

After Big Q1, Daniel Lewis’ Picks Struggle In Q2

After starting the year on a good note, the stock picks of Daniel Lewis‘ Orange Capital appear to have faltered heading into the midway point.......(read more)
Real Estate and Brokers

EJF Capital Finds A New REIT To Sink Its Money Into, Should Your Money Follow?

EJF Capital, led by Emanuel J. Friedman, has increased its stake in Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc (NASDAQ:WHLR) according to a new filing......(read more)
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Par Petroleum Corporation. (PARR), American Capital Ltd. (NACAS), and New Senior Investment Group Inc (SNR): WhiteBox Advisors’ Top Picks

Minneapolis-located Whitebox Advisors was founded in 2000 by Andy Redleaf. He is the CEO of $4.2 billion hedge and mutual fund manager. According to an......(read more)
Gratia Capital

Forestar Group Inc., American Capital Ltd., Axalta Coating Systems Ltd: Gratia Capital’s Top Picks

Steve Pei’s Gratia Capital has revealed their top picks to close out 2014, and they include a couple of old favorites and an IPO which has taken off......(read more)
YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW)

YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW), EMC Corporation (EMC): Whitebox Advisors Likes Bonds and a Few Stocks

Paul Twitchell, a partner at Andy Redleaf’s Whitebox Advisors has revealed in an interview on CNBC some of what he believes to be the best investment......(read more)
Pine River Capital Management

Brian Taylor’s Pine River Capital Management Changes a Few Positions

Brian Taylor‘s Pine River Capital Management has recently adjusted its position in four stocks, according to documents filed with the Securities......(read more)
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)

American Capital Ltd. (ACAS): 1 Company Facing an Uphill Battle

Source: Valerie Everett, Flickr. Earlier this week, I applauded American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)‘s asset management subsidiary as a rock star......(read more)
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)

American Capital Ltd. (ACAS), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC): Meet The Cash Cows

In 1991, rapper Naughty By Nature released a single called “O.P.P.,” inspired by a conversation with a drug dealer, who said he was “......(read more)
Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE:EV)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love Eaton Vance Corp (EV)?

In today’s marketplace, there are dozens of metrics shareholders can use to analyze stocks. A duo of the most useful are hedge fund and insider trading......(read more)
Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR)

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR): Hedge Funds Are Bullish and Insiders Are Undecided, What Should You Do?

To many of your peers, hedge funds are seen as bloated, old investment vehicles of a period lost to current times. Although there are In excess of 8,000......(read more)
Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN)

Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN), American Capital Ltd. (ACAS), Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC): Why You Shouldn’t Ignore This Industry

Private equity may seem like an asset class only for the rich and famous, but a fast-growing industry gives you a chance to stake your claim in private......(read more)
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM)

Hedge Funds Are Selling Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM)

Should Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) investors track the following data? In the financial world, there are many indicators shareholders......(read more)
SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC)

Should You Buy SEI Investments Company (SEIC)?

Is SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC) a good investment? In the eyes of many of your peers, hedge funds are viewed as overrated, old financial vehicles......(read more)
Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ)

Is Lazard Ltd (LAZ) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

Should Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) investors track the following data? To many traders, hedge funds are perceived as bloated, old financial vehicles of an......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

REIT Updates: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)’s High Yield, American Capital Ltd. (ACAS)’s Amendment & Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS), Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE......(read more)
Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM)

Hedge Funds Are Crazy About Legg Mason, Inc. (LM)

Is Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) a good investment? In the financial world, there are tons of methods market participants can use to watch publicly traded......(read more)
KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR)

This Metric Says You Are Smart to Buy KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR)

Now, according to many traders, hedge funds are viewed as useless, old financial vehicles of a forgotten age. Although there are over 8,000 hedge funds......(read more)
Two Harbors Investment Corp

REIT News Updates: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) New Options, American Capital Ltd. (ACAS) Jumps, Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO) Buy Rating

Editor’s Note: American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS), American Capital Mortgage Investment Crp (NASDAQ......(read more)
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1 Big American Capital Ltd. (ACAS) Bombshell

American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) isn’t like the rest of the its more MBS-focused peers in the REIT space. It has actually returned over 7% in......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

Real Estate News: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) New CFO, American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)’s Put Options, American Capital Ltd. (ACAS) Percentage Change

Editor’s Note: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) CFO......(read more)
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC)

mREIT News: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)’s Performance, Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO)’s Downgraded Shares & American Capital Ltd. (ACAS)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE:TWO), American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ......(read more)
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)

The AES Corporation (AES), American Capital Ltd. (ACAS): Obama Picks Restructuring Expert to Take Over IRS

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has chosen a retired corporate and government official with experience managing numerous organizations......(read more)

Lazard Ltd (LAZ), KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR), American Capital Ltd. (ACAS): Finding the Best American Asset Manager

Since the recession hit the U.S. economy, rising unemployment has been a serious problem, and interest rates have remained incredibly low. This changed......(read more)
Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN)

American Capital Ltd. (ACAS), Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN): If Yields Go up, Are BDCs Done For?

We  at Valuentum continue to monitor developments at business development companies (BDCs), particularly industry bellwether Main Street Capital Corporation......(read more)
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)

American Capital Ltd. (ACAS): Rising Interest Rates Don’t Scare These BDCs

The hunt for yield has led many investors to the doorsteps of mortgage REITs and business development companies, both of which are legally required to......(read more)
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)

American Capital Ltd. (ACAS), GSV Capital Corp (GSVC): Buy the Financials Still Trading Below Book Value – Part 2

Even after substantial gains this year, a number of financial stocks still trade below book value. While not covered back in January along with the insurers......(read more)
SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC)

Hedge Funds Are Buying SEI Investments Company (SEIC)

SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC) has experienced an increase in support from the world’s most elite money managers recently. To most shareholders......(read more)
KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR)

KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR): Insiders Aren’t Crazy About It

Is KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) a splendid investment now? The best stock pickers are getting more bullish. The number of long hedge fund positions went......(read more)
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love American Capital Ltd. (ACAS)?

American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) was in 24 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of the first quarter of 2013. ACAS investors should pay attention......(read more)

Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC), Fifth Street Finance Corp. (FSC), and One Thing to Watch Before Buying BDCs

Barron’s painted a glowing portrait of business development companies — or BDCs — over the weekend. The weekly financial publication......(read more)

Should You Buy Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ)? – KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM)

Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) was in 14 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of the fourth quarter of 2012. LAZ investors should be aware of an increase in......(read more)
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM)

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM): Hedge Funds and Insiders Are Bearish, What Should You Do? – KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM)

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) was in 11 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of December. OZM has seen a decrease in hedge fund......(read more)

United Rentals, Inc. (URI), Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG), American Capital Ltd. (ACAS): These Stocks Have Great Growth Potential

Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you’d like to add some small-company stocks to......(read more)