Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR)

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Should Alternative Asset Managers Be Buying Back Their Own Shares?

When investors hear about stock buybacks and share repurchases, the aim is generally considered to be one of the two top methods of returning cash to shareholders. The other method ...
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4 Top Jefferies Growth Stock Picks to Buy Now

With the end of the trading year just a short two weeks away, many of our readers are making adjustments to portfolios. With the Nasdaq the only index up for ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apollo, Avago, CyberArk, First Solar, JC Penney, KKR, Lululemon, MobileEye, Perrigo, Tesoro and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher on Thursday after even more selling pressure on Wednesday. Yet again, the trend for investors to line up and buy the pullbacks is continuing. 24/7 ...
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Analysts Come Out Swinging for the Fences on First Data Ratings

First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC) is now a public company again. It had spent years being private under private equity giant KKR & Co. LP (NYSE: KKR), after being acquired ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Avon, Facebook, FireEye, InterXion, Oracle, Qualcomm, Time Warner, KeyCorp and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday, after a post-Yellen rate hike upgrade alert caused a sell-off on Wednesday. Yet again, investors are showing just how much they are willing to ...
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Goldman Sachs Sees Mixed View on Private Equity and Alternative Managers

It is always interesting to see what happens when financial giants issue coverage on other aspects of the financial sector where they have overlapping operations. Goldman Sachs started coverage on ...
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KKR Files to Bring First Data Corp. Public Again

First Data Corp. has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to conduct its initial public offering (IPO). First Data is one of the top sector players ...
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The KKR Settlement May Be Smaller Than It Seems

When most investors hear news that a firm is paying $30 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle certain charges, chances are high that it sounds ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ally, Baidu, NetApp, Tesla, Zuliliy and More

Stocks were higher on Thursday due to earnings, despite Greece failing to reach a deal with the European Union. News that Russia and Ukraine have reached a ceasefire is dominating. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Avis, BHP, CSX, Mobileye, Walmart, P&G and More

Stocks were marginally higher on Thursday morning in hopes of European Central Bank quantitative easing. Investors have shown time and gain that they will buy stocks when they go on ...
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Will PetSmart Finally Be Bought Out?

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) saw its shares surge higher in the premarket Wednesday, following its positive earnings report and talks of a potential buyout. This news could be bringing an ...
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9 High-Yield Dividends for Risk Takers

Investors love dividends. All things being equal, investors will always prefer to be paid more than less. However, what is considered a high-yield in the S&P 500 today is just ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADTRAN, Apollo, KKR, Cogent, GoPro, NOV and More

Stocks were firm on Wednesday ahead of the release of the FOMC minutes. One trend we are seeing is that investors keep proving with real dollars that they will buy oversold stocks ...
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IPO Filing: PRA Health Sciences — from KKR

PRA Health Sciences Inc. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given but the total amount for the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Achillion, Monster, Gilead, JCPenney, JDSU, Green Mountain and More

Stocks were firm yet again on Friday morning ahead of the PPI wholesale inflation report. Investors have been trying to decide where to put their money after the recent stock ...
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