Cabot Dividend Investor 817

No Man’s Land Stock market volume has been very light all week, as traders soak up the last rays of summer sunshine—away from the office. The major indexes have traded mostly flat over the past five days, with the Nasdaq once again performing slightly than...
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Is it Time to Buy this High-Yielding BDC?

In recent news, Business Development Company (BDC) Ares Capital (ARCC) announced a $3.4 million deal to acquire investment firm American Capital (ACAS). After American Capital ditches American Capital Mortgage Management (in a $562 million sale to American Capital Agency), the combined firm will investments...
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Ares Capital (ARCC)

This BDC beat analysts’ estimates by four cents in its most recent quarter. The shares were just upgraded to ‘Outperform’ by Macquarie and have a current yield of 9.77%, paid quarterly. Ares Capital (ARCC) From Adrian Day’s Global Analyst Ares Capital (ARCC) is the largest the...
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When Are Dividends Qualified?

One of the things many investors like best about dividend income is that it can qualify for the lower Federal capital gains tax rate. For investors in the 25% to 35% marginal tax bracket, that’s 15%, and for those in lower brackets, it’s But...
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Gladstone Investment (GAIN)

This high-yield Business Development Company recently beat estimates by a penny and has a current dividend yield of 8.6%, with dividends paid monthly. Gladstone Investment (GAIN 7) from Adrian Day’s Global Analyst The Business Development Companies (BDCs) have been hurt by their expulsion from popular indices. will...
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