Published Wed, 29 May 2013 12:02:11 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
(Note: For those who need some background on the advantages and disadvantages of high yield closed end funds and bonds, see my article here.) There has been a good deal of talk in the markets in the last week about the possibility of a "tapering" in the Fed's QE program. The result of all of this chatter was an unusually volatile week which ended with investors seemingly no more sure of what to expect from the Fed than they were at the start of the week. Given this volatility, the wise thing for investors to do is to look for stocks, bonds, or ETFs which are doing well under current conditions, but would also do even better if the Fed begins tapering off QE and shows signs of letting rates rise. With that in mind, I went looking for investments that would benefit specifically from an increase in...
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|INVESCO MORTGAGE CAPITAL||12.78||46.7||0.27||1.60||12.52|
|AMERICAN CAPITAL AGENCY||19.44||63.5||0.30||2.40||12.35|
|ANWORTH MORTGAGE ASSET||4.98||367.7||1.35||0.60||12.05|
|ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT||10.30||277.9||3.67||1.20||11.65|
|TWO HARBORS INVESTMENT||9.13||7.1||1.29||1.04||11.39|
|EATON VANCE SENIOR FLOATING-RATE TRUST||13.16||0.0||0.00||0.95||7.20|
|EATON VANCE FLOATING-RATE INCOME TRUST||13.43||0.0||0.00||0.91||6.79|
|FIRST HORIZON NATIONAL||14.33||52.2||0.27||0.24||1.67|
|VANGUARD SHORT-TERM BOND ETF|
Older articles featuring Invesco Mortgage Capital (IVR):Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend on 9/24/2015
Western Asset Mortgage's BV, Dividend, Risk, And Valuation Compared To Several mREIT Peers (Post Q1 2015 Earnings)...
Invesco Mortgage: A Homerun Dividend Play?
10 Ripe Russell 2000 Dividend Dogs Raise 6% To 33.4% February Upsides
Ruling 10 Russell 2000 Dividend Dogs Proclaim 11% To 37.4% January Upsides; 2 Jokers Declare Losses
Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend on 12/24/2014
Russell 1000 And 2000 Combo Dividend Dogs: 4.62% Edge For Lowest-Priced High Yielders In December
Russell 2K And 1K: Top Dividend Dogs Average 25% December Upsides
Insiders Are Buying 12.6% Dividend Invesco Mortgage Capital
Russell 2000 Dividend Dogs: 5% Advantage For Lowest Price High Yielders In December