Blackstone (NYSE:BX) and Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) are both private equity stocks but are viewing in different valuation lights.

In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson take a question from their mailbag on how to value private equity stocks like Fortress Investment Group (NYSE:FIG) and Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN).

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