Quiet period over on Ares Management

|About: Ares Management, L.P. (ARES)|By:, SA News Editor

"Valuation is mostly full and bakes in growth and fee stability attributes - while upside surprises in performance/distributions from credit funds look less likely," says Goldman analyst Marc Irizarry, initiating Ares Management (ARES) with a Neutral and $72 price target.

Also starting at Neutral/Hold/Market Perform: KBW.

Starting the stock at Buy/Overweight/Outperform: RBC Capital, SunTrust, JPMorgan, and Wells Fargo.