UPDATE: Stifel Nicolaus Initiates Blackstone Group with Buy, $20 PT
Stifel Nicolaus initiates its coverage on Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) with a Buy rating and a price target of $20.
Stifel Nicolaus comments, "Blackstone is an established leader across private equity (PE), real estate (RE), hedge funds, and advisory, which diversifies revenues and provides a scale advantage. We project for an acceleration of fee-based and distributable earnings based on continued strong fund-raising, seasoning of investments, and improving market conditions.."
BX closed at $14.59 on Tuesday.
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