Annaly Preferred, class E (NLY-E)

This Preferred Share has a current yield of 7.625%, paid quarterly. Annaly Preferred, class E (NLY-E) From Systems and Forecasts We have held Hatteras Financial Preferred, class A (HTS-A) in the newsletter high income portfolio since 2014. Recently, Hatteras was taken over by Annaly Capital As...
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(HBHCL) and (GLOG-A)

Here are two opportunities for high-yield in the financial and energy sectors. Hancock Holding 5.95% Subordinated Notes (HBHCL) and GasLog. 8.75% Series A Cumulative (GLOG-A) from Dividend Detective Hancock Holding 5.95% Subordinated Notes (HBHCL). Hancock owns banks in Mississippi, Alabama and other Southern states. Its preferreds, BBB...
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Buy: SSW-PD and SSWN

Here are two high-yield investments for this tanker company. Seaspan Corporation 7.95% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares (SSW-PD) and Seaspan 6.375% Notes due April 2019 (SSWN) from The Global Dividend Investor Seaspan (SSW) had a fair earnings report. Normalized EPS per diluted share rose in...
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Fortis Inc. Preferred Shares Series F (FTS-PF)

The preferred shares of this Canadian utility currently yield 5.07% annually, and dividends are paid quarterly. Fortis Inc. Preferred Shares Series F (FTS-PF.TO) from The Income Investor Fortis is a top-quality utility company that owns Newfoundland Power and Maritime Electric, as well as various other power and...
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A Safe Income and Growth Strategy

In today’s Income Insights, in an article excerpted from The MoneyLetter, The Investment Reporter Editor Marc Johnson lays out some of his rules for designing a growth-and-income portfolio that won’t expose you to too much risk. “Trying to squeeze income and capital growth a..
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Dividend Edition: Preferred Stocks Overview

As retired investors are quickly learning in today’s super-low-interest-rate environment, there are lots of ways to create a fixed income portfolio without using the traditional bonds. I’ve already discussed REITs, utilities, MLPs and a variety of other investments here, and today I add more...
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Comcast Corp. (CCW)

Below, The Complete Investor explains the benefits preferred stocks can bring to your income portfolio and suggests one great candidate. “Income Portfolio, no surprise, is shaped to meet the needs of investors whose over-riding investment goal is a nice, steady stream of money ongoing...
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A Primer on Preferreds

Preferred stocks can be a great way for investors to secure fixed-rate divdends while benefitting from a company’s growth. Below, Richard Moroney, editor of Dow Theory Forecasts, explains why preferreds can be the income investor’s best friend. “When we profiled preferred stocks March 2009,...
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