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How Should I Value These Dividend Rock-Stars?

By David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer – Feb 19, 2014 at 12:38PM

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How should retail investors value these private equity dividend powerhouses?

Blackstone (BX) and Prospect Capital (PSEC 0.52%) 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 (MAIN -0.55%).

David Hanson has no position in any stocks mentioned. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of The Blackstone Group L.P.. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Stocks Mentioned

The Blackstone Group L.P. Stock Quote
The Blackstone Group L.P.
BX
Prospect Capital Stock Quote
Prospect Capital
PSEC
$7.71 (0.52%) $0.04
Carlyle Group Stock Quote
Carlyle Group
CG
Main Street Capital Stock Quote
Main Street Capital
MAIN
$38.06 (-0.55%) $0.21

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