Business Development Corporations (BDCs)

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Three BDCs for Further Research After Raising Dividends

The universe of Business Development Companies (BDCs) is a popular hunting ground for yield-focused investors. Many companies in the sector offer the attractive combination of stable dividends and yields of 8% or more. Today I want to look at three BDCs that are not currently on my Dividend Hunter recommendations list, but that have recently […]

BDC Meaning: Understanding Business Development Companies

BDC Meaning: Understanding Business Development Companies

Investing materials are loaded with acronyms for unconventional opportunities, and if you’ve ever grimaced and thought to yourself, “What’s the BDC meaning?” you aren’t alone.  A quick search to find out what BDC means can net you all sorts of answers: Business Development Council, Business Development Center, even Bottom Dead Council, whatever that is … […]

ARCC, GBDC, ORCC Are All Trading At a Discount and Paying Over 10%

ARCC, GBDC, ORCC Are All Trading At a Discount and Paying Over 10%

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting financial crisis turned investors either for or against different stock market sectors. Tech, biotech, drug companies, and large-cap retailers landed on the “loved by investors” list. Energy, financials, and even utilities fell out of favor and remain down for the year, even as the major indexes stay at or near […]