Financial Results, Senior Secured Loans, Agreements, and New Launches - Research Report on Encore Capital Group, Prospect Capital, The Carlyle Group, WisdomTree, and Financial Engines

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Financial Results, Senior Secured Loans, Agreements, and New Launches - Research Report on Encore Capital Group, Prospect Capital, The Carlyle Group, WisdomTree, and Financial Engines

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NEW YORK, August 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECPG), Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC), The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ: CG), WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF), and Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNGN). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Encore Capital Group, Inc. Research Report

On August 8, 2013, Encore Capital Group, Inc. (Encore Capital Group) released its financial results for Q2 2013. Total revenues were up 10.5% YoY to $156.1 million during the quarter. Net income was $11 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, in Q2 2013, compared to $16.6 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, in Q2 2012. According to Ken Vecchione, Encore's President and CEO, "For the quarter, we delivered strong financial results, while making strategic investments designed to build a global platform for continued growth. We saw solid growth in collections and revenue and continued to reduce our cost to collect." The Full Research Report on Encore Capital Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9f0f_ECPG]

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Prospect Capital Corporation Research Report

On August 5, 2013, Prospect Capital Corporation (Prospect Capital) announced that it has provided $94 million in senior secured loans and equity for the recapitalization of CP Energy Services, Inc. (CP Energy). According to Mark Hull, Principal with Prospect Capital Management LLC, "CP Energy is led by a strong management team that we have gotten to know well over the past year through our involvement as a lender to CP Well. The integration of flowback services with fluid hauling and disposal is highly compelling and expected to enhance the overall service offering to customers. Prospect is enthusiastic about supporting the management team in its investment and is pleased to provide Hastings Equity Partners, a valued sponsor relationship, with a monetization opportunity to support their fund raising." The Full Research Report on Prospect Capital Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/e381_PSEC]

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The Carlyle Group LP Research Report

On August 11, 2013, ARINC Incorporated (ARINC), a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group LP, is reported to have been reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by Rockwell Collins, Inc. for c.$1.4 billion. According to ARINC Chairman and CEO John Belcher, "We're excited to be joining a company who shares our vision and focus on providing trusted solutions for our customers. Rockwell Collins' expertise in managing information on-board the aircraft, coupled with our innovative and reliable air to ground communications services, will be instrumental in providing new integrated information management solutions for our customers." The Full Research Report on The Carlyle Group LP - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/8526_CG]

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WisdomTree Investments, Inc. Research Report

On August 1, 2013, WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WisdomTree) announced the launch of the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Growth Fund (DGRE) on the NASDAQ Stock Market. Commenting on the launch, Jeremy Schwartz, WisdomTree Director of Research said, "In contrast to many popular emerging markets equity strategies, DGRE has heavy exposure to the consumer sectors (staples and discretionary) - which tend to be more closely tied to the economic growth potential of domestic markets, as well as defensive sectors - which have historically lower volatility. Moreover, DGRE is underweight the 'BRIC' countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China - and holds some of its largest weights in the 'MIT' countries - Mexico, Indonesia and Thailand - again, which differs from traditional, comparable investments." The Full Research Report on WisdomTree Investments, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b4a7_WETF]

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Financial Engines, Inc. Research Report

On August 1, 2013, Financial Engines, Inc. (Financial Engines) released its Q2 2013 financial results. Total revenue was up 30.5% YoY to $57.8 million during the quarter. Net and comprehensive income was $6.3 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, compared to net and comprehensive income of $3.8 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, in Q2 2012. Commenting on the results, Financial Engines CFO, Ray Sims stated, "Our results show continued balanced and sustainable growth across all key financial metrics. We are gratified to be operating in the range of the long-term objectives for financial performance and business growth which we provided during our initial public offering in early 2010." The Full Research Report on Financial Engines, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/97e6_FNGN]

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