Investing in a business development company is a high-risk, high-reward proposition for income investors. But there are ways to mitigate the risks.
Coverage of the shares of this BDS have been initiated at three brokerage companies in the past two months: Compass Point to ‘Buy’; Wedbush to ‘Outperform’’ and Janney Capital to ‘Neutral”. The shares have a current dividend yield of 9.55%, paid quarterly.
Dividend Stocks Lead the Way
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Ares Capital (ARCC) From Adrian Day’s Global Analyst
Ares Capital (ARCC), the high-yielding Business Development Company I recommended for my 2016 pick, is up from the beginning of the year though it has declined from its May highs. The reason is straightforward: in mid-May, agreed...
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...
Our first recommendation is a business development company that focuses on growth capital investments in late stage venture-backed private companies. Our second is a sale of a previous recommendation.
GSV Capital (GSVC) From Ian Wyatt’s Million Dollar Portfolio
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A Couple more Mid-Year Top Picks
Ares Capital (ARCC)
from Adrian Day’s Global Analyst
Here are a couple of stragglers for our Mid-Year Top Picks. Ares has a current dividend yield of 9.2%, and Terraform (a new pick), pays 3.3%, both paid quarterly.
Ares Capital (ARCC) has this...
This business development company serves small and middle market businesses. Its shares currently yield 6.3%, paid monthly.
Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN)
from Dividend Lab
Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) approved a $0.17 per share monthly dividend for October, November and December, a 3% increase from July-August-...
This investment company will report earnings on August 7. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.6%, paid quarterly.
Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV)
from Forbes/Lehmann Income Securities Investor
Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) is a closed-end, externally managed, non-diversified management investment company that is treated as business...