Business Development Corporations (BDCs)

Monthly Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Dividend This Week

Monthly Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Dividend This Week

If you invest for income then you likely know that most of the thousands of dividend-paying stocks listed on the U.S. exchanges pay quarterly dividends or once every three months. Quarterly dividends are nice, but most of us pay our bills monthly, so it would be convenient to have investments that pay attractive yields and […]

Dump These 3 High-Yield BDCs Now!

Dump These 3 High-Yield BDCs Now!

Business Development Companies (BDCs) are a popular stock sector with yield focused investors. These are companies that provide financing to small and medium sized corporations. BDCs are pass-through businesses, which means they pay no corporate income taxes if 90% or more of net income is paid out as dividends to shareholders. There are some great […]

3 BDCs to Pick Up from Rules Changes Benefiting Investors

3 BDCs to Pick Up from Rules Changes Benefiting Investors

Business Development Companies (BDCs) are the Jekyll and Hyde of the high yield stock universe. My analysis shows most of these stocks as not safe places to hunt for dividends. However, there are a handful that are attractive, high yield income stocks. The Small Business Credit Availability Act passed earlier this year loosened the leverage […]

Sell These 3 Popular High-Yield Stocks Before They Crash

Sell These 3 Popular High-Yield Stocks Before They Crash

Sometimes what looks like a great investment deal is just the opposite. I see many investors and financial writers who view stocks trading at a discount to book value as “good deals”. The reality is that these “good deals” are often a danger to your portfolio value. This especially applies to the business development company […]

The 9.5% Yield Dividend Stock with Plenty of Upside

The 9.5% Yield Dividend Stock with Plenty of Upside

If you like buying a high-yield stock with an amazing dividend and the chance for share price gains, take a look at the stock Tim Plaehn shares in this article today. After a botched press release that sent the shares tumbling and then the immediate withdrawal of the new proposal, this is a great stock […]

The Safe 12% Yield Dividend Stock for Every Investor

The Safe 12% Yield Dividend Stock for Every Investor

With a rock-solid dividend payment that pushes 12% and serious upside in its price over the next 12 months, if you don’t own this stock in your portfolio, you’ll be missing out. Don’t kick yourself later because you didn’t buy. Instead, earn an easy 12% return a year with this one stock.  The market goes […]