Legg Mason (LM) and T. Rowe Price (TROW) shares are down so far Thursday like everything else. Legg Mason’s stock is down more than 2% to around $37 and T. Rowe slipped more than 1% to $83. Consider it a buying opportunity. Jefferies analyst Dan Fannon, who has a Buy rating on both stocks, says […]
There are roughly 76 million Baby Boomers in the United States that are about to transition out of the highest wage earning years of their lives and into retirement where they'll be making precisely nothing. Unfortunately, as MarketWatch...Show More Summary
Legg Mason shares have fallen 3.5%, despite beating earnings-per-share expectations. One analyst sees more than 20% upside.
Former Legg Mason investing guru Bill Miller’s Opportunity Trust is back on top this year thanks to bets on a hodgepodge of stocks including Apple Inc., J.P Morgan Chase & Co. and Restoration Hardware. Just weeks after his Opportunity Trust was named No. Show More Summary
Baby boomers are falling short of their retirement savings goals, and it could be due to their conservative approach to investing. According to a Legg Mason Investment Survey, US baby boomers — defined as ages 53 to 71 by Legg Mason —have on average $263,000 saved in defined contribution plans. Show More Summary
Jefferies analysts take a closer look at May flows.
Legg Mason’s (LM) share price is down 0.8% despite posting better-than-expected first quarter financial results.
Investors are continuing to favor indexed funds over actively managed funds. Flows into ETFs accelerated, while flows into active stock funds continued to deteriorate, noted Credit Suisse‘s Craig Siegenthaler. Though, investors did not discriminate between active and passive in the fixed-income space. Show More Summary
Vanguard, one of the largest investment firms with some $4 trillion in assets under management, announced Monday that it is beefing up its active subadvisor lineup with Legg Mason's (LM) ClearBridge Investments. ClearBridge's seven-member...Show More Summary
The rumor mill gave Legg Mason (LM) a boost late February. StreetInsider reported on Feb. 21 that the asset manager received an offer "from an unnamed party," according to an unnamed source. Shares rose on the news, but have come down...Show More Summary
Legg Mason's stock gained 2.4% Tuesday afternoon as rumors swirled about a takeover bid from an anonymous party. Legg Mason (LM) received an offer "from an unnamed party" from an unnamed source, according to StreetInsider.com. Neither...Show More Summary
Does anyone really need active exchange-traded funds? JPMorgan (JPM), BlackRock (BLK) and Legg Mason (LM) have signed on to license a new kind of ETF that hasn't received regulatory approval yet. Crystal Kim, Barron's. Not for stock ETFs, but the way to go for liquid alternatives. Show More Summary
Legg Mason’s (LM) share price jumped 2.2% in recent market action after the asset management firm deepened it relationship with its biggest backer with a deal that gives Shanda Group more board seats and a bigger stake in the company. In...Show More Summary
Legg Mason (LM) reported assets under management and flows for the month of November Monday, striking a downbeat note on both counts. Legg Mason said preliminary AUM fell to $707.3 billion from $716.3 billion in the prior month, as the firm notched its third straight month of outflows, to the tune of $2.8 billion in November.
This week, we speak with Bill Miller. He is the legendary stock picker who while at Legg Mason Capital Management beat the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index for 15 consecutive years from 1991-2006. In a wide-ranging discussion, Miller talks...Show More Summary
This week, we speak with Bill Miller. He is the legendary stock picker at Legg Mason Capital Management who beat the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index for 15 consecutive years from 1991-2006. In a wide-ranging discussion, Miller talks about...Show More Summary
Shares of Legg Mason (LM) popped 1.3% in a down day for the market after analysts at CFRA upgraded the stock to a hold from a sell with a price target of $30.
Jump right into our the finest morning train reads in the land: • Quant Who Coined Risk Parity Says Wall Street Has It All Wrong (Bloomberg) • Bill Miller Plans a Return to His Roots. The Legg Mason Opportunity Trust will get a new name:...Show More Summary
With new ETFs launching all the time, it’s not surprising that Citi’s William Katz calls the market “oversaturated,” with offerings from a litany of asset managers: Franklin Resources (BEN), Legg Mason (LM) JPMorgan (JPM), Goldman Sachs (GS),...Show More Summary