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Monthly Pay Infrastructure CEF Yields 8.4%, Big Discount To NAV, And Special Dividends

Published Thu, 11 Oct 2018 09:07:31 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Co-produced with Julian Lin for High Dividend Opportunities.
High-yield sectors and stocks have pulled back sharply in the past few days as a result of panic selling. The reason? During the week, the 10-year treasury yield moved up from 3.05% to 3.2%. This is not much in absolute terms, but it seems that investors panicked because it all happened in a relatively short time. We have seen this market reaction time and time again in the past two years. Each time, there is a talk about interest rate hikes, dividend stocks pull back only to strongly rebound when the dust settles. This time around, it is not only solid sectors such as Property REITs that have pulled back, but some of their preferred stocks too. This is market madness - extreme fear of rising interest rates - at a time when interest rates remain close to historical low levels, and companies are still able to borrow at low rates that enable them to achieve highly attractive returns. In today's very low interest rate environment, high yielding stocks remain very attractive to income investors as there are very little alternatives to get such investment returns. Demand for dividend stocks will only increase in the future as the general population grows older and more people enter the retirement age.
We believe that the yields that we are seeing today will not last very long. As demand for high-yield products grows over the next few years, yields are bound to compress. Therefore, taking advantage of the high yields... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
ENBRIDGE ENERGY MANAGEMENT 10.51   0.0 0.00 0.00 13.65
ENBRIDGE ENERGY PARTNERS LP 10.79   21.6 0.50 1.40 13.35
ENBRIDGE 34.70   19.7 1.76 2.21 6.38
KINDER MORGAN 20.42   20.6 0.99 1.00 4.94
NEXTERA ENERGY 220.74   31.7 6.96 5.00 2.29
AMERICAN TOWER 218.85   66.3 3.30 3.68 1.70
SPECTRA ENERGY PARTNERS LP 35.40   0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00