Published Wed, 08 Jun 2016 17:57:47 -0400 on Seeking Alpha
The Scoop On BDC's
Yield (dividend / price) results from Yahoo Finance as of market closing prices June 7 for Business Development Company Stocks listed here were gauged by dog metrics to reveal the actionable conclusions that follow.
After June 2014, when the Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses (AFFE) proviso of the SEC prompted both the Russell and S&P 500 publishers to remove over 40 BDC dogs from their primary equity indices, it became appropriate to track BDC progress as a pack. This is the latest of those ongoing progress reports.
Forty-seven For the Money
Since late 2011, a series of Arnold reports showed results of dog dividend methodology used to uncover possible buy opportunities in each of eight major market sectors listed by Yahoo Finance. Reader suggestions inspired our first dividend dog analysis of the Business Development Company industry within the YahooFinance financials (Fins) sector (or Morningstar's Financial Services sector) after August 2014. This article followed up.
Written to reveal bargain stocks to buy and hold one full year, this article is supported by previous efforts. See Dow 30 article for explanation of the term "dogs" for stocks reported based on Michael B. O'Higgins book "Beating The Dow" (HarperCollins, 1991), now named Dogs of the Dow. O'Higgins system works to find bargains in any collection of dividend paying stocks. Utilizing analyst price upside estimates expanded the stock universe to... Read more