Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK.B) BNSF Railway has seen strong performance over the past three quarters due to agriculture, rising manufacturing, and higher coal shipments.
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) is expected to see some revival in its insurance business in 2Q17, aided by lower claims, higher P&C, and its reinsurance business.
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) is expected to post EPS of $2,806 in 2Q17 and $3,212 in 3Q17. Analysts have revised the estimates downward.
In May 2017, of the 12 analysts covering CG stock, four analysts have given the stock a “strong buy” rating, while three analysts have given a “buy.”
Carlyle’s board of directors has announced a 1Q17 distribution of $0.10 per common unit, payable on May 22—lower than its $0.16 per common unit in 4Q16.
Carlyle Group’s (CG) one-year forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio stands at 7.58x, as compared to the peer average of 9.74x.
Real estate experts have an optimistic view of the industry, backed by a rising number of allocations in core and opportunistic funds by investors.
Carlyle Group (CG) raised new capital of $3 billion in 1Q17, which included $1.4 billion from its Investment Solutions segment and $1 billion from Real Assets.
For 1Q17, Carlyle Group reported higher economic net income in its Corporate Private Equity segment, from $32 million in 1Q16 to $313 million in 1Q17.
Carlyle Group has a number of credit strategies in place, and for its LPs (limited partnerships), the company is planning to invest in new credit strategies.
After a subdued performance in 4Q16 and heavy losses in its Global Market Strategies segment, Carlyle Group (CG) reported improved numbers in 1Q17.
KKR & Co. (KKR) has posted earnings per share (or EPS) of $1.76 over the last four quarters.
Analysts gave KKR an average target price of $21.42 from the current price, suggesting a rise of 14.3%.
KKR & Co. (KKR) has reported an increase in its economic net income (or ENI) to $668.5 million in 1Q17 compared to $383.2 million in 4Q16.
KKR & Co. (KKR) paid a fixed dividend of $0.17 in May 2017 according to its policy announced in 2016.
KKR has seen a decline in its base fees to $85.5 million in 1Q17 compared to $86.7 million in 4Q16.
KKR & Co. decided to invest $150 million in Pandora Media, which is expected to close in 2Q17. This transaction would result in increasing revenues for KKR’s Private Markets segment.
In 1Q17, KKR & Co. (KKR) deployed ~$5.4 billion in its Public Markets and Private Markets segments. KKR is expected to post EPS of $0.49 in 2Q17 and $2.15 in fiscal 2017, representing year-over-year growth of 113% and 216%, respectively.
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