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10-30-2018 after market close 08-08-2018 after market close 05-18-2018 02-07-2018 11-03-2017 08-04-2017 05-18-2017 02-06-2017 11-08-2016 08-05-2016
Actual EPS 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.16 0.16 0.15 0.17 0.17 0.18 0.16
Consensus EPS 0.15 0.15 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.15 0.16 0.16 0.17 0.19
Estimated EPS 0.15 0.15 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.15 0.16 0.16 0.17 0.19
Number of Estimates 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 7
EPS Surprise -$0.01 $0.01 $0.01 $0.01 -$0.03

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Apollo Investment Corp is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. It invests in various forms of debt investments including secured and unsecured loans, mezzanine investments, and/or equity in private middle-market companies.

Market Cap: 1.27 Billion

Primary Exchange: Nasdaq Global Select

Website: http://www.apolloic.com

Shares Outstanding: 218 Million

Float: 218 Million

Dividend: 0.6 (10.34%)

Beta: 0.88338

Sector: Financial Services

Industry: Asset Management

Short Interest (Jan 12, 2018): 1.34 Million

Ethical Flags

Longest drawdown: 1197 trading days

From: 2014-02-24 To: 2018-11-30

Lowest Point:

Solar Capital's Detailed Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes 2019 Dividend Projections)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 16:39:04:000

Author's Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Solar Capital Ltd.'s ( SLRC ) dividend sustainability. A growing number of readers have asked that I expand my detailed dividend sustainability "main ticker" articles to cover more business development company ("BDC") stocks throughout … read more...

BDCs punished in selloff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 15:41:55:000

BDCs might be income favorites, but they're also proxies for general corporate credit, which is under pressure. And that might be particularly so in the oil patch, with crude once again plunging below $50 per barrel. More news on: Prospect Capital Corporation, Main Street Capital, Ares Cap… read more...

Prospect Capital's Updated Dividend And NAV Sustainability Analysis - Part 1 (Includes Fiscal Year 2019 Monthly Dividend Projections)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 05:51:39:000

Authors Note: This two-part article is a very detailed analysis of Prospect Capital Corp.s ( PSEC ) dividend and net asset value (NAV) sustainability. I have continued to cover this in-depth topic due to the number of readers who have speci… read more...

Prospect Capital's Updated Dividend And NAV Sustainability Analysis - Part 1 (Includes Fiscal Year 2019 Monthly Dividend Projections)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 05:51:39:000

Authors Note: This two-part article is a very detailed analysis of Prospect Capital Corp.s ( PSEC ) dividend and net asset value (NAV) sustainability. I have continued to cover this in-depth topic due to the number of readers who have speci… read more...

Prospect Capital's Updated Dividend And NAV Sustainability Analysis - Part 1 (Includes Fiscal Year 2019 Monthly Dividend Projections)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 05:51:39:000

Authors Note: This two-part article is a very detailed analysis of Prospect Capital Corp.s ( PSEC ) dividend and net asset value (NAV) sustainability. I have continued to cover this in-depth topic due to the number of readers who have speci… read more...

Main Street Capital's Dividend, NAV, And Valuation Vs. 14 BDC Peers (Post Q3 2018 Earnings) - Part 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-10 15:51:26:000

Author's Note: PART 1 of this article analyzed Main Street Capital Corp.'s ( MAIN ) recent quarterly results and compared several of the company's metrics to ten other business development company ("BDC") peers. PART 1 helps lead to a better understanding of the topics and analysis that will… read more...

Fully Assessing Oaktree Specialty Lending's Results For Fiscal Q4 2018 (Includes Updated Price Target)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 05:20:23:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to analyze Oaktree Specialty Lendings ( OCSL ) results for the fiscal fourth quarter of 2018 and compare the companys performance over the trailing twelve months (TTM). First, this article analyzes OCSLs i… read more...

Fully Assessing Oaktree Specialty Lending's Results For Fiscal Q4 2018 (Includes Updated Price Target)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 05:20:23:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to analyze Oaktree Specialty Lendings ( OCSL ) results for the fiscal fourth quarter of 2018 and compare the companys performance over the trailing twelve months (TTM). First, this article analyzes OCSLs i… read more...

Fully Assessing Oaktree Specialty Lending's Results For Fiscal Q4 2018 (Includes Updated Price Target)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 05:20:23:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to analyze Oaktree Specialty Lendings ( OCSL ) results for the fiscal fourth quarter of 2018 and compare the companys performance over the trailing twelve months (TTM). First, this article analyzes OCSLs i… read more...

Tax-Loss Harvesting And Merger Fears Driving 10%+ Yield For BlackRock TCP Capital?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 13:58:15:000

I consider BlackRock TCP Capital ( TCPC ) to be one of the most undervalued business development companies ("BDCs"), given its history and potential dividend coverage, supported by a higher quality portfolio and management as discussed in this article. BDC Buzz & Insider Purchases… read more...

Tax-Loss Harvesting And Merger Fears Driving 10%+ Yield For BlackRock TCP Capital?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 13:58:15:000

I consider BlackRock TCP Capital ( TCPC ) to be one of the most undervalued business development companies ("BDCs"), given its history and potential dividend coverage, supported by a higher quality portfolio and management as discussed in this article. BDC Buzz & Insider Purchases… read more...

New BDC From A Wall Street Legend: Bain Capital Specialty Finance

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 10:27:38:000

Williams Equity Research's work on Bain Capital Specialty Finance ( BCSF ) is a great example of our Institutional Income Plus market service's focus and unique value proposition. Leveraging my experience working for large financial services companies (>$100 billion in AUM) in multiple … read more...

New BDC From A Wall Street Legend: Bain Capital Specialty Finance

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 10:27:38:000

Williams Equity Research's work on Bain Capital Specialty Finance ( BCSF ) is a great example of our Institutional Income Plus market service's focus and unique value proposition. Leveraging my experience working for large financial services companies (>$100 billion in AUM) in multiple … read more...

Apollo Investment: Worth The Risk?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 15:27:00:000

Apollo Investment Corp. ( AINV ) is an interesting income vehicle for high-yield investors that look to capture high, recurring dividend income from a business development company. Apollo Investment Corp. has a diversified portfolio that consists largely of first lien and floating-rate debt … read more...

Apollo Investment: Worth The Risk?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 15:27:00:000

Apollo Investment Corp. ( AINV ) is an interesting income vehicle for high-yield investors that look to capture high, recurring dividend income from a business development company. Apollo Investment Corp. has a diversified portfolio that consists largely of first lien and floating-rate debt … read more...

Apollo Investment: Worth The Risk?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 15:27:00:000

Apollo Investment Corp. ( AINV ) is an interesting income vehicle for high-yield investors that look to capture high, recurring dividend income from a business development company. Apollo Investment Corp. has a diversified portfolio that consists largely of first lien and floating-rate debt … read more...

Ares Capital's Detailed Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes 2019 Dividend Projections)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 01:29:40:000

Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Ares Capital Corp.s ( ARCC ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on ARCC. For readers who just want the summar… read more...

Main Street Capital's Dividend, NAV, And Valuation Versus 10 BDC Peers (Post Q3 2018 Earnings) - Part 1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 08:37:37:000

Focus of Article: The focus of PART 1 of this article is to analyze Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) recent results and compare several of the companys metrics to ten other business development company (BDC) peers. This analysis will show past and current d… read more...

Main Street Capital's Dividend, NAV, And Valuation Versus 10 BDC Peers (Post Q3 2018 Earnings) - Part 1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 08:37:37:000

Focus of Article: The focus of PART 1 of this article is to analyze Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) recent results and compare several of the companys metrics to ten other business development company (BDC) peers. This analysis will show past and current d… read more...

Main Street Capital's Dividend, NAV, And Valuation Versus 10 BDC Peers (Post Q3 2018 Earnings) - Part 1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 08:37:37:000

Focus of Article: The focus of PART 1 of this article is to analyze Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) recent results and compare several of the companys metrics to ten other business development company (BDC) peers. This analysis will show past and current d… read more...

24 'Safer' Dividend Financial WallStars For November Per Wizard Targets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 12:41:12:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Financials WallStars To Net 22.7% to 41.3% Gains By November 2019 Six of ten top "safer" dividend Financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well as f… read more...

24 'Safer' Dividend Financial WallStars For November Per Wizard Targets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 12:41:12:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Financials WallStars To Net 22.7% to 41.3% Gains By November 2019 Six of ten top "safer" dividend Financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well as f… read more...

24 'Safer' Dividend Financial WallStars For November Per Wizard Targets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 12:41:12:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Financials WallStars To Net 22.7% to 41.3% Gains By November 2019 Six of ten top "safer" dividend Financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well as f… read more...

Apollo Investment upsizes, amends credit line pact

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 09:06:46:000

Apollo investment (NASDAQ: AINV ) boosts its senior secured revolving credit facility by $400M to $1.59B and extends its maturity by about two years to Nov. 19, 2023. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment upsizes, amends credit line pact

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 09:06:46:000

Apollo investment (NASDAQ: AINV ) boosts its senior secured revolving credit facility by $400M to $1.59B and extends its maturity by about two years to Nov. 19, 2023. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment upsizes, amends credit line pact

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 09:06:46:000

Apollo investment (NASDAQ: AINV ) boosts its senior secured revolving credit facility by $400M to $1.59B and extends its maturity by about two years to Nov. 19, 2023. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Your 50 Financial WallStars Show Bountiful Yields With Net Gains For November 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 22:38:55:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted 28.7% To 57% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services WallStars By November 2019 Seven of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services equities were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst… read more...

Your 50 Financial WallStars Show Bountiful Yields With Net Gains For November 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 22:38:55:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted 28.7% To 57% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services WallStars By November 2019 Seven of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services equities were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst… read more...

Your 50 Financial WallStars Show Bountiful Yields With Net Gains For November 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 22:38:55:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted 28.7% To 57% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services WallStars By November 2019 Seven of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services equities were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst… read more...

Road To Financial Independence: Growing Dividends, Endless Opportunities But Limited Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 08:50:00:000

October was another really intense month as ongoing trade woes, a hawkish interest rate environment and purely black-and-white earnings season mixed a toxic cocktail for most of the stocks. At times with the markets slipping into 10% correction mode the selling into the close was extreme and… read more...

Road To Financial Independence: Growing Dividends, Endless Opportunities But Limited Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 08:50:00:000

October was another really intense month as ongoing trade woes, a hawkish interest rate environment and purely black-and-white earnings season mixed a toxic cocktail for most of the stocks. At times with the markets slipping into 10% correction mode the selling into the close was extreme and… read more...

Road To Financial Independence: Growing Dividends, Endless Opportunities But Limited Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 08:50:00:000

October was another really intense month as ongoing trade woes, a hawkish interest rate environment and purely black-and-white earnings season mixed a toxic cocktail for most of the stocks. At times with the markets slipping into 10% correction mode the selling into the close was extreme and… read more...

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital: Well-Positioned With A Safe, 8.8%-Yielding Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 08:41:42:000

Quick BDC Market Update Business Development Company ("BDCs") have been pulling back for the reasons discussed last week in " BDC Sector Volatility Driving 10.5% Average Yield ". As mentioned in the article, the recent declines in BDC stock prices has not been driven by fundamentals especi… read more...

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital: Well-Positioned With A Safe, 8.8%-Yielding Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 08:41:42:000

Quick BDC Market Update Business Development Company ("BDCs") have been pulling back for the reasons discussed last week in " BDC Sector Volatility Driving 10.5% Average Yield ". As mentioned in the article, the recent declines in BDC stock prices has not been driven by fundamentals especi… read more...

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital: Well-Positioned With A Safe, 8.8%-Yielding Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 08:41:42:000

Quick BDC Market Update Business Development Company ("BDCs") have been pulling back for the reasons discussed last week in " BDC Sector Volatility Driving 10.5% Average Yield ". As mentioned in the article, the recent declines in BDC stock prices has not been driven by fundamentals especi… read more...

Assessing Main Street Capital's Results For Q3 2018 (Includes Discussion Of Dividend Transition)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 13:37:16:000

Recap/Focus of Article: On 11/1/2018, Main Street Capital Corp. ( MAIN ) reported quarterly net investment income (NII) of $0.626 per share and a net asset value (NAV) as of 9/30/2018 of $24.69 per share. In comparison, I projected MAIN would report quarterly … read more...

Assessing Main Street Capital's Results For Q3 2018 (Includes Discussion Of Dividend Transition)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 13:37:16:000

Recap/Focus of Article: On 11/1/2018, Main Street Capital Corp. ( MAIN ) reported quarterly net investment income (NII) of $0.626 per share and a net asset value (NAV) as of 9/30/2018 of $24.69 per share. In comparison, I projected MAIN would report quarterly … read more...

Assessing Main Street Capital's Results For Q3 2018 (Includes Discussion Of Dividend Transition)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 13:37:16:000

Recap/Focus of Article: On 11/1/2018, Main Street Capital Corp. ( MAIN ) reported quarterly net investment income (NII) of $0.626 per share and a net asset value (NAV) as of 9/30/2018 of $24.69 per share. In comparison, I projected MAIN would report quarterly … read more...

10% High-Yield 10 Months 2018 Performance; Including October's Wild Ride

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 09:28:47:000

Commentary I do not see market price volatility as anything other than my income producing shares going on sale. I do not invest for price appreciation, but for the steady stream of dividends hitting my account. I've been saying this throughout my writings for years and not changed my view… read more...

10% High-Yield 10 Months 2018 Performance; Including October's Wild Ride

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 09:28:47:000

Commentary I do not see market price volatility as anything other than my income producing shares going on sale. I do not invest for price appreciation, but for the steady stream of dividends hitting my account. I've been saying this throughout my writings for years and not changed my view… read more...

10% High-Yield 10 Months 2018 Performance; Including October's Wild Ride

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 09:28:47:000

Commentary I do not see market price volatility as anything other than my income producing shares going on sale. I do not invest for price appreciation, but for the steady stream of dividends hitting my account. I've been saying this throughout my writings for years and not changed my view… read more...

10% High-Yield 10 Months 2018 Performance; Including October's Wild Ride

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 09:28:47:000

Commentary I do not see market price volatility as anything other than my income producing shares going on sale. I do not invest for price appreciation, but for the steady stream of dividends hitting my account. I've been saying this throughout my writings for years and not changed my view… read more...

10% High-Yield 10 Months 2018 Performance; Including October's Wild Ride

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 09:28:47:000

Commentary I do not see market price volatility as anything other than my income producing shares going on sale. I do not invest for price appreciation, but for the steady stream of dividends hitting my account. I've been saying this throughout my writings for years and not changed my view… read more...

Sector Pullback Drives 10.3% Yield For This Defensively Positioned BDC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 08:38:45:000

Business Development Company ("BDCs") have been pulling back for the reasons discussed last week in " BDC Sector Volatility Driving 10.5% Average Yield ". As mentioned in the article, the recent declines in BDC stock prices has not been driven by fundamentals especially as high-yield default r… read more...

Apollo Investment 2018 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-31 13:21:31:000

The following slide deck was published by Apollo Investment in conjunction with their 2018 Q3 earnings Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment (AINV) CEO Howard Widra on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-31 01:34:07:000

Apollo Investment (AINV) Q2 2019 Earnings Conference Call October 30, 2018 05:00 p.m. ET Executives Howard Widra - Chief Executive Officer Tanner Powell - President, Chief Investment Officer Greg Hunt - Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Besen - Investor Relations Manager Ana… read more...

Earnings-related companies top list of after hours movers (10/30/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 17:40:24:000

Top Gainers: KMPH +14.2% . ARNC +7.3% . HABT +7.1% . ARNC +7.1% . AINV +6.2% . More news on: KemPharm, Arconic Inc, The Habit Restaurants, Stocks on the move, , News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

More on Apollo Investment Q2: 1-for-3 reverse stock split, $50M buyback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 16:15:12:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ) fiscal Q2 net investment income per share of 15 cents come in line with consensus estimate, unchanged from Q1. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment NII in-line, misses on total investment income

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 16:03:16:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ): Q3 GAAP NII of $0.15 in-line. Total investment income of $66.03M (-0.6% Y/Y) misses by $1.75M . Press Release More news on: Apollo Investment, Earnings news and commentary, Financial stocks news, read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-30 16:00:00:000

Board of Directors Approves a One-for-Three Reverse Stock Split and Authorizes a New $50 Million Stock Repurchase Plan Fiscal Second Quarter and Other Recent Highlights: Net investment income per share for the quarter was $0.15 compared to $0.15 for the quarter ended… read more...

Notable earnings after Tuesday's close

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 17:35:13:000

ACGL , AEGN , AFG , AINV , AMGN , APAM , APC , BAND , BEAT , BGS , BHE , BIDU , BJRI , BXP , CAI , CAKE , CHRW , CLVS , CONE , CRAY , CW , CXO , DDD , DENN , EA , EBAY , EIX , ESIO , EVTC , EXAS , EXR , FB , FEYE , FLT , GNW , H , HABT , HCLP , HLF , … read more...

53 Mid-October 10%+ Yield Dividend WallStars Show Target Gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 23:58:57:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Calculate 32.25% To 103.3% Net Gains For Ten 10%+ Yield Stocks By Mid-October 2019 Five of ten top 10%+ Yield WallStars were among the top ten gainers for the coming year (based on analyst 1-year targets). So, this forecast for 10%+ Yields, as gra… read more...

53 Mid-October 10%+ Yield Dividend WallStars Show Target Gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 23:58:57:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Calculate 32.25% To 103.3% Net Gains For Ten 10%+ Yield Stocks By Mid-October 2019 Five of ten top 10%+ Yield WallStars were among the top ten gainers for the coming year (based on analyst 1-year targets). So, this forecast for 10%+ Yields, as gra… read more...

53 Mid-October 10%+ Yield Dividend WallStars Show Target Gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 23:58:57:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Calculate 32.25% To 103.3% Net Gains For Ten 10%+ Yield Stocks By Mid-October 2019 Five of ten top 10%+ Yield WallStars were among the top ten gainers for the coming year (based on analyst 1-year targets). So, this forecast for 10%+ Yields, as gra… read more...

This 10.0% Yielding Tech-Focused BDC Will Likely Increase Its Dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 13:20:01:000

Quick HTGC & BDC Buzz History As many readers know, I am typically a 'Buy and Hold' investor making additional purchases during general market pullbacks (including this one) and only selling if there are serious issues. I have been investing (on and off) in Hercules Capital ( HTGC ) ov… read more...

BDC Sector Volatility Driving 10.5% Average Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 12:38:59:000

Quick BDC Market Update As many readers may have noticed, I have been writing fewer articles on SA (for the reasons previously discussed), and the following is a quick sector update as we head into reporting season next week. Business Development Company ("BDC") stock prices continue to … read more...

BDC Sector Volatility Driving 10.5% Average Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 12:38:59:000

Quick BDC Market Update As many readers may have noticed, I have been writing fewer articles on SA (for the reasons previously discussed), and the following is a quick sector update as we head into reporting season next week. Business Development Company ("BDC") stock prices continue to … read more...

Main Street Capital's Q3 2018 NAV And NII Projection (Includes Current Recommendation And Price Target)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 14:40:13:000

Beginning Note: Since several readers have recently asked about this topic (both in public and private), please see the following article in regards to my thoughts on Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) dividend sustainability: Main Street Capital's Detailed Dividend Sustainabili… read more...

31 'Safer' Dividend Financial WallStars For October From Dividend Dogcatcher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 09:11:06:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Financials WallStars To Net 22.99% to 56.69% Gains By October 2019 Five of ten top "safer" dividend Financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as wel… read more...

31 'Safer' Dividend Financial WallStars For October From Dividend Dogcatcher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 09:11:06:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Financials WallStars To Net 22.99% to 56.69% Gains By October 2019 Five of ten top "safer" dividend Financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as wel… read more...

31 'Safer' Dividend Financial WallStars For October From Dividend Dogcatcher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 09:11:06:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Financials WallStars To Net 22.99% to 56.69% Gains By October 2019 Five of ten top "safer" dividend Financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as wel… read more...

Main Street Capital's Detailed Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes First Half Of 2019 Special Periodic Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 08:50:22:000

Authors Note: This article is a very detailed analysis of Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the continued number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on MAIN at periodic inter… read more...

Main Street Capital's Detailed Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes First Half Of 2019 Special Periodic Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 08:50:22:000

Authors Note: This article is a very detailed analysis of Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the continued number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on MAIN at periodic inter… read more...

Main Street Capital's Detailed Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes First Half Of 2019 Special Periodic Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 08:50:22:000

Authors Note: This article is a very detailed analysis of Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the continued number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on MAIN at periodic inter… read more...

Financial Services WallStars Sight 23%-46% Broker Targets For October 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-14 12:32:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Expected 23.7% To 46.35% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services WallStars By October 2019 Seven of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services equities were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based o… read more...

Why I Sold This 11.1% Yielding BDC That Could Now Be A 'Buy'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 08:35:20:000

Recent BDC Pricing Volatility Readers may have noticed the recent volatility in BDC pricing over the last two weeks. Please see " BDC Market Update: October 9, 2018 ", that discussed current yield spreads, sector oversold/overbought measures, and recently improved BDC fundamentals including … read more...

Why I Sold This 11.1% Yielding BDC That Could Now Be A 'Buy'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 08:35:20:000

Recent BDC Pricing Volatility Readers may have noticed the recent volatility in BDC pricing over the last two weeks. Please see " BDC Market Update: October 9, 2018 ", that discussed current yield spreads, sector oversold/overbought measures, and recently improved BDC fundamentals including … read more...

Why I Sold This 11.1% Yielding BDC That Could Now Be A 'Buy'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 08:35:20:000

Recent BDC Pricing Volatility Readers may have noticed the recent volatility in BDC pricing over the last two weeks. Please see " BDC Market Update: October 9, 2018 ", that discussed current yield spreads, sector oversold/overbought measures, and recently improved BDC fundamentals including … read more...

FS Investment Corporation Should Initiate A Large Share Repurchase

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 08:30:00:000

FS Investment Corporation is a publicly traded business development company ( BDC ) that investments its capital principally in debt securities of private middle market U.S. companies. As of June 30, 2018, its $3.6 billion portfolio reportedly consisted of: 67% first lien senior secured … read more...

FS Investment Corporation Should Initiate A Large Share Repurchase

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 08:30:00:000

FS Investment Corporation is a publicly traded business development company ( BDC ) that investments its capital principally in debt securities of private middle market U.S. companies. As of June 30, 2018, its $3.6 billion portfolio reportedly consisted of: 67% first lien senior secured … read more...

FS Investment Corporation Should Initiate A Large Share Repurchase

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 08:30:00:000

FS Investment Corporation is a publicly traded business development company ( BDC ) that investments its capital principally in debt securities of private middle market U.S. companies. As of June 30, 2018, its $3.6 billion portfolio reportedly consisted of: 67% first lien senior secured … read more...

Road To Financial Independence: Best September Ever, Investing Into Technology Stocks Amid Mounting Trade Woes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 13:43:24:000

The stock markets continued their strong momentum from August in September setting new records despite increasing concerns on a full-scale trade war, an appreciating U.S. dollar, rising commodity cost and interest rates rising further. While the broad market indices set new records select t… read more...

Road To Financial Independence: Best September Ever, Investing Into Technology Stocks Amid Mounting Trade Woes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 13:43:24:000

The stock markets continued their strong momentum from August in September setting new records despite increasing concerns on a full-scale trade war, an appreciating U.S. dollar, rising commodity cost and interest rates rising further. While the broad market indices set new records select t… read more...

Road To Financial Independence: Best September Ever, Investing Into Technology Stocks Amid Mounting Trade Woes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 13:43:24:000

The stock markets continued their strong momentum from August in September setting new records despite increasing concerns on a full-scale trade war, an appreciating U.S. dollar, rising commodity cost and interest rates rising further. While the broad market indices set new records select t… read more...

This Stable 10.1% Yielding BDC Is A Strong Buy At These Levels

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 07:37:08:000

I consider to BlackRock TCP Capital ( TCPC ) to be one of the most undervalued business development companies ("BDCs") given its history and potential dividend coverage, supported by a higher quality portfolio and management as discussed in this article. TCPC Article Follow-Up: As … read more...

This Stable 10.1% Yielding BDC Is A Strong Buy At These Levels

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 07:37:08:000

I consider to BlackRock TCP Capital ( TCPC ) to be one of the most undervalued business development companies ("BDCs") given its history and potential dividend coverage, supported by a higher quality portfolio and management as discussed in this article. TCPC Article Follow-Up: As … read more...

This Stable 10.1% Yielding BDC Is A Strong Buy At These Levels

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 07:37:08:000

I consider to BlackRock TCP Capital ( TCPC ) to be one of the most undervalued business development companies ("BDCs") given its history and potential dividend coverage, supported by a higher quality portfolio and management as discussed in this article. TCPC Article Follow-Up: As … read more...

2018 Nine-Month Review: 10% High-Yield Retirement Income Continues Unabated

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 18:08:43:000

Commentary Stepping outside the capital appreciation box is hard to do, but necessary for any sense of purpose in creating income when using RIC (registered investment company) investments. The mindset determination to switch from price watching to income certainty makes all the differen… read more...

2018 Nine-Month Review: 10% High-Yield Retirement Income Continues Unabated

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 18:08:43:000

Commentary Stepping outside the capital appreciation box is hard to do, but necessary for any sense of purpose in creating income when using RIC (registered investment company) investments. The mindset determination to switch from price watching to income certainty makes all the differen… read more...

2018 Nine-Month Review: 10% High-Yield Retirement Income Continues Unabated

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 18:08:43:000

Commentary Stepping outside the capital appreciation box is hard to do, but necessary for any sense of purpose in creating income when using RIC (registered investment company) investments. The mindset determination to switch from price watching to income certainty makes all the differen… read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2019

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-01 09:00:00:000

Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) (the Company) announced today that it will report results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, after market close on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The Company will also host a conference call on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 5:… read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2019

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-01 09:00:00:000

Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) (the Company) announced today that it will report results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, after market close on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The Company will also host a conference call on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 5:… read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2019

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-01 09:00:00:000

Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) (the Company) announced today that it will report results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, after market close on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The Company will also host a conference call on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 5:… read more...

Mispriced Baby Bond, Bargain With A 7.6% Yield To Maturity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-29 16:01:00:000

This article was jointly produced with Seeking Alpha author Preferred Stock Trader . About Medley Management Medley LCC (NYSE: MDLY ) is the asset management company that's the issuer of the baby bonds that are the focus of this article. MDLY is currently the external mana… read more...

Mispriced Baby Bond, Bargain With A 7.6% Yield To Maturity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-29 16:01:00:000

This article was jointly produced with Seeking Alpha author Preferred Stock Trader . About Medley Management Medley LCC (NYSE: MDLY ) is the asset management company that's the issuer of the baby bonds that are the focus of this article. MDLY is currently the external mana… read more...

Prospect Capital's Detailed Dividend And NAV Sustainability Analysis - Part 2 (Includes Remaining Fiscal Year 2019 Monthly Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 09:30:00:000

Authors Note: PART 2 of this article is a continuation from PART 1 which was discussed in a previous publication. Please see PART 1 of this article for a detailed discussion on the dividend sustainability of Prospect Capital Corp. ( PSEC ). PART 1 helps lead to a better understanding… read more...

Prospect Capital's Detailed Dividend And NAV Sustainability Analysis - Part 2 (Includes Remaining Fiscal Year 2019 Monthly Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 09:30:00:000

Authors Note: PART 2 of this article is a continuation from PART 1 which was discussed in a previous publication. Please see PART 1 of this article for a detailed discussion on the dividend sustainability of Prospect Capital Corp. ( PSEC ). PART 1 helps lead to a better understanding… read more...

Potentially Oversold Best Of Breed BDC: Initiating Coverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 16:47:00:000

Earlier this year, I initiated active coverage of Gladstone Investment ( GAIN ) and its preferred stocks ( GAINM ) and the recently issued (NASDAQ: GAINL ). As shown below, GAIN continues to outperform the S&P 500, UBS ETRACS Business Development Company ETN (NYSEARCA: BDCS ) and UBS E… read more...

Potentially Oversold Best Of Breed BDC: Initiating Coverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 16:47:00:000

Earlier this year, I initiated active coverage of Gladstone Investment ( GAIN ) and its preferred stocks ( GAINM ) and the recently issued (NASDAQ: GAINL ). As shown below, GAIN continues to outperform the S&P 500, UBS ETRACS Business Development Company ETN (NYSEARCA: BDCS ) and UBS E… read more...

Potentially Oversold Best Of Breed BDC: Initiating Coverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 16:47:00:000

Earlier this year, I initiated active coverage of Gladstone Investment ( GAIN ) and its preferred stocks ( GAINM ) and the recently issued (NASDAQ: GAINL ). As shown below, GAIN continues to outperform the S&P 500, UBS ETRACS Business Development Company ETN (NYSEARCA: BDCS ) and UBS E… read more...

Prospect Capital's Detailed Dividend And NAV Sustainability Analysis - Part 1 (Includes Remaining Fiscal Year 2019 Monthly Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 17:10:17:000

Author's Note: This two-part article is a very detailed analysis of Prospect Capital Corp.'s ( PSEC ) dividend and net asset value ("NAV") sustainability. I have continued to cover this "in-depth" topic due to the number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be perfor… read more...

Prospect Capital's Detailed Dividend And NAV Sustainability Analysis - Part 1 (Includes Remaining Fiscal Year 2019 Monthly Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 17:10:17:000

Author's Note: This two-part article is a very detailed analysis of Prospect Capital Corp.'s ( PSEC ) dividend and net asset value ("NAV") sustainability. I have continued to cover this "in-depth" topic due to the number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be perfor… read more...

Approaching Oversold Conditions, Driving 9% Yield With Upcoming Specials

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 16:24:56:000

CGBD Special Dividend Coming in December 2018 TCG BDC Inc. ( CGBD ) continues to have excellent dividend coverage for many reasons including increased overall portfolio yield and continued ramp of its joint venture Middle Market Credit Fund, LLC (Credit Fund). There… read more...

Approaching Oversold Conditions, Driving 9% Yield With Upcoming Specials

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 16:24:56:000

CGBD Special Dividend Coming in December 2018 TCG BDC Inc. ( CGBD ) continues to have excellent dividend coverage for many reasons including increased overall portfolio yield and continued ramp of its joint venture Middle Market Credit Fund, LLC (Credit Fund). There… read more...

Approaching Oversold Conditions, Driving 9% Yield With Upcoming Specials

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 16:24:56:000

CGBD Special Dividend Coming in December 2018 TCG BDC Inc. ( CGBD ) continues to have excellent dividend coverage for many reasons including increased overall portfolio yield and continued ramp of its joint venture Middle Market Credit Fund, LLC (Credit Fund). There… read more...

Main Street Capital's NAV, Dividend, And Valuation Compared To 14 BDC Peers (Post Q2 2018 Earnings) - Part 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 21:58:01:000

Authors Note: PART 1 of this article analyzed Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) recent quarterly results and compared several of the companys metrics to twelve other business development company (BDC) peers. PART 1 helps lead to a better understand… read more...

Main Street Capital's NAV, Dividend, And Valuation Compared To 14 BDC Peers (Post Q2 2018 Earnings) - Part 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 21:58:01:000

Authors Note: PART 1 of this article analyzed Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) recent quarterly results and compared several of the companys metrics to twelve other business development company (BDC) peers. PART 1 helps lead to a better understand… read more...

Main Street Capital's NAV, Dividend, And Valuation Compared To 14 BDC Peers (Post Q2 2018 Earnings) - Part 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 21:58:01:000

Authors Note: PART 1 of this article analyzed Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) recent quarterly results and compared several of the companys metrics to twelve other business development company (BDC) peers. PART 1 helps lead to a better understand… read more...

Apollo Investment Corp.: Buy The Drop?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 10:13:54:000

Apollo Investment Corp. 's ( AINV ) shares have dropped off lately, potentially offering income investors with an above-average risk tolerance and an entry opportunity into the BDC's stock. Apollo Investment Corp. has a large floating-rate debt investment portfolio that tilts the odds in favo… read more...

33 'Safer' Dividend Financial WallStars Fetch 3.6-12.6% Yields For September

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 21:02:12:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Financials WallStars To Net 18.15% to 42% Gains By September 2019 Five of ten top "safer" dividend Financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well as … read more...

10 Top Gain Financial WallStars Garner 22% To 56% Broker Targets For September 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 15:00:16:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Cast 22.3% To 56.1% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services WallStars To September 2019 Five of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services equities were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-… read more...

Prospect Capital's NAV, Valuation, And Dividend Compared To 14 BDC Peers (Post Q2 2018 Earnings)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-10 12:02:15:000

Author's Note: I am writing this "supplemental" article due to multiple requests that such an analysis be specifically performed on Prospect Capital Corp. ( PSEC ) in light of recent quarterly results. The format of this article will be similar to a Main Street Capital Corp.'s ( MAIN ) art… read more...

14.5% Yielding ETN: Time To Buy Or Take Profits?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 12:30:49:000

The UBS ETRACS Business Development Company ETN (NYSEARCA: BDCS ) and UBS ETRACS 2X Leveraged Business Development Company ETN (NYSEARCA: BDCL ) are exchange traded notes that continue to underperform the average BDC for a few reasons but mostly related to index allocations and "tracking fee… read more...

14.5% Yielding ETN: Time To Buy Or Take Profits?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 12:30:49:000

The UBS ETRACS Business Development Company ETN (NYSEARCA: BDCS ) and UBS ETRACS 2X Leveraged Business Development Company ETN (NYSEARCA: BDCL ) are exchange traded notes that continue to underperform the average BDC for a few reasons but mostly related to index allocations and "tracking fee… read more...

14.5% Yielding ETN: Time To Buy Or Take Profits?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 12:30:49:000

The UBS ETRACS Business Development Company ETN (NYSEARCA: BDCS ) and UBS ETRACS 2X Leveraged Business Development Company ETN (NYSEARCA: BDCL ) are exchange traded notes that continue to underperform the average BDC for a few reasons but mostly related to index allocations and "tracking fee… read more...

Road To Financial Independence: Growing Dividends, Endless Opportunities But Limited Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 02:53:24:000

The stock markets never stop to amaze me. While July was heavily driven by concerns about a deteriorating trade war, August, in general, was a big rally, with markets hitting new highs and the euro dropping down to as low as $1.13. Overall net capital spending was around $2,650 as I divested… read more...

Road To Financial Independence: Growing Dividends, Endless Opportunities But Limited Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 02:53:24:000

The stock markets never stop to amaze me. While July was heavily driven by concerns about a deteriorating trade war, August, in general, was a big rally, with markets hitting new highs and the euro dropping down to as low as $1.13. Overall net capital spending was around $2,650 as I divested… read more...

Road To Financial Independence: Growing Dividends, Endless Opportunities But Limited Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 02:53:24:000

The stock markets never stop to amaze me. While July was heavily driven by concerns about a deteriorating trade war, August, in general, was a big rally, with markets hitting new highs and the euro dropping down to as low as $1.13. Overall net capital spending was around $2,650 as I divested… read more...

Oil-Exposed BDCs Continue To Rally But Still Yield 9% To 11%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 13:43:14:000

Article Follow-Up: This article is a follow-up to " 9.4% Dividend Yield Supported By Rising Rates And Growing Book Value ," predicting additional increases in Gladstone Capital's ( GLAD ) book value and earnings per share due to higher oil prices and LIBOR as well as accretive share is… read more...

Oil-Exposed BDCs Continue To Rally But Still Yield 9% To 11%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 13:43:14:000

Article Follow-Up: This article is a follow-up to " 9.4% Dividend Yield Supported By Rising Rates And Growing Book Value ," predicting additional increases in Gladstone Capital's ( GLAD ) book value and earnings per share due to higher oil prices and LIBOR as well as accretive share is… read more...

Oil-Exposed BDCs Continue To Rally But Still Yield 9% To 11%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 13:43:14:000

Article Follow-Up: This article is a follow-up to " 9.4% Dividend Yield Supported By Rising Rates And Growing Book Value ," predicting additional increases in Gladstone Capital's ( GLAD ) book value and earnings per share due to higher oil prices and LIBOR as well as accretive share is… read more...

Assessing Oaktree Strategic Income's Results For Fiscal Q3 2018 (Includes Current Recommendation)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 07:53:39:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to analyze Oaktree Strategic Incomes ( OCSI ) results for the fiscal third quarter of 2018 and compare the companys performance over the trailing twelve months (TTM). First, this article analyzes OCSIs inc… read more...

Assessing Oaktree Strategic Income's Results For Fiscal Q3 2018 (Includes Current Recommendation)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 07:53:39:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to analyze Oaktree Strategic Incomes ( OCSI ) results for the fiscal third quarter of 2018 and compare the companys performance over the trailing twelve months (TTM). First, this article analyzes OCSIs inc… read more...

Ares Capital gets buy rating in new BDC coverage by Citi

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 11:49:25:000

Ares Capital ( ARCC +0.1% ) gets a new buy rating from Citi analyst Arren Cyganovich as he starts covering three large business development companies--or BDCs, Bloomberg reports. More news on: Ares Capital, Goldman Sachs BDC, Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Ares Capital gets buy rating in new BDC coverage by Citi

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 11:49:25:000

Ares Capital ( ARCC +0.1% ) gets a new buy rating from Citi analyst Arren Cyganovich as he starts covering three large business development companies--or BDCs, Bloomberg reports. More news on: Ares Capital, Goldman Sachs BDC, Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Ares Capital gets buy rating in new BDC coverage by Citi

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 11:49:25:000

Ares Capital ( ARCC +0.1% ) gets a new buy rating from Citi analyst Arren Cyganovich as he starts covering three large business development companies--or BDCs, Bloomberg reports. More news on: Ares Capital, Goldman Sachs BDC, Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

9.3% Yield And Recent Rally From Rising Book Value

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 18:31:50:000

As shown in the following chart, PennantPark Investment ( PNNT ) has rallied 15% since my previous article " PNNT: Higher Oil Prices And Interest Rates Driving Higher Returns For This 11% Yielding BDC ". Among other things, the article predicted that the company would report increased net as… read more...

Apollo Investment Corp.: 10.5%-Yield, Interest Rate Upside, Strong Portfolio, Sensible Valuation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 10:55:16:000

Apollo Investment Corp. ( AINV ) is an income vehicle in the high-yield BDC sector. The company has decent portfolio quality with a low amount of non-accruals, and considerable NII upside in a rising rate environment. Higher net investment income could improve Apollo Investment Corp.'s divid… read more...

Analyzing Oaktree Specialty Lending's Results For Fiscal Q3 2018 (Includes Investment Rating Analysis)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 17:48:48:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to analyze Oaktree Specialty Lendings ( OCSL ) results for the fiscal third quarter of 2018 and compare the companys performance over the trailing twelve months (TTM). First, this article analyzes OCSLs in… read more...

Analyzing Oaktree Specialty Lending's Results For Fiscal Q3 2018 (Includes Investment Rating Analysis)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 17:48:48:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to analyze Oaktree Specialty Lendings ( OCSL ) results for the fiscal third quarter of 2018 and compare the companys performance over the trailing twelve months (TTM). First, this article analyzes OCSLs in… read more...

10.6% Yielding BDC Trading Below Book Value

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 15:06:46:000

Q2 2018 Dividend Coverage Update Fidus Investment ( FDUS ) was not expected to fully cover its dividend due to non-cash expense related to unamortized operating expenses on its old registration statement as well as being underleveraged, slower portfolio growth with lower portfolio yields… read more...

10.6% Yielding BDC Trading Below Book Value

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 15:06:46:000

Q2 2018 Dividend Coverage Update Fidus Investment ( FDUS ) was not expected to fully cover its dividend due to non-cash expense related to unamortized operating expenses on its old registration statement as well as being underleveraged, slower portfolio growth with lower portfolio yields… read more...

10.6% Dividend Yield With Potential Book Value Upside From Oil Hedges

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 15:43:03:000

Current BDC Dividend Yields Business development companies ("BDCs") are currently paying dividend yields between 7% and 13% with a handful of companies that increased dividends so far this year including Ares Capital ( ARCC ) and Main Street Capital ( MAIN ) as predicted in " This High-… read more...

10.6% Dividend Yield With Potential Book Value Upside From Oil Hedges

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 15:43:03:000

Current BDC Dividend Yields Business development companies ("BDCs") are currently paying dividend yields between 7% and 13% with a handful of companies that increased dividends so far this year including Ares Capital ( ARCC ) and Main Street Capital ( MAIN ) as predicted in " This High-… read more...

10.6% Dividend Yield With Potential Book Value Upside From Oil Hedges

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 15:43:03:000

Current BDC Dividend Yields Business development companies ("BDCs") are currently paying dividend yields between 7% and 13% with a handful of companies that increased dividends so far this year including Ares Capital ( ARCC ) and Main Street Capital ( MAIN ) as predicted in " This High-… read more...

Over 7% Dividend Yield Supported By Rising Rates And Quality Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 08:26:07:000

As mentioned in previous articles, I have been purchasing additional shares of higher quality BDCs, especially given the oversold conditions driving higher yields. Many BDCs have been rallying over the last five months, likely for the reasons discussed in this and previous articles including: … read more...

Apollo Investment (AINV) CEO Howard Widra on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 03:57:06:000

Apollo Investment (AINV) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call August 8, 2018 5:00 P.M. ET Executives Elizabeth Besen - Investor Relations Manager Howard Widra - Chief Executive Officer Tanner Powell - President and Chief Investment Officer Greg Hunt - Chief Financial Officer An… read more...

Apollo Investment (AINV) CEO Howard Widra on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 03:57:06:000

Apollo Investment (AINV) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call August 8, 2018 5:00 P.M. ET Executives Elizabeth Besen - Investor Relations Manager Howard Widra - Chief Executive Officer Tanner Powell - President and Chief Investment Officer Greg Hunt - Chief Financial Officer An… read more...

Apollo Investment (AINV) CEO Howard Widra on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 03:57:06:000

Apollo Investment (AINV) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call August 8, 2018 5:00 P.M. ET Executives Elizabeth Besen - Investor Relations Manager Howard Widra - Chief Executive Officer Tanner Powell - President and Chief Investment Officer Greg Hunt - Chief Financial Officer An… read more...

Apollo Investment (AINV) CEO Howard Widra on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 03:57:06:000

Apollo Investment (AINV) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call August 8, 2018 5:00 P.M. ET Executives Elizabeth Besen - Investor Relations Manager Howard Widra - Chief Executive Officer Tanner Powell - President and Chief Investment Officer Greg Hunt - Chief Financial Officer An… read more...

Apollo Investment (AINV) CEO Howard Widra on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 03:57:06:000

Apollo Investment (AINV) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call August 8, 2018 5:00 P.M. ET Executives Elizabeth Besen - Investor Relations Manager Howard Widra - Chief Executive Officer Tanner Powell - President and Chief Investment Officer Greg Hunt - Chief Financial Officer An… read more...

Apollo Investment 2019 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 03:19:19:000

The following slide deck was published by Apollo Investment in conjunction with their 2019 Q1 earnings Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment 2019 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 03:19:19:000

The following slide deck was published by Apollo Investment in conjunction with their 2019 Q1 earnings Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment 2019 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 03:19:19:000

The following slide deck was published by Apollo Investment in conjunction with their 2019 Q1 earnings Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment 2019 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 03:19:19:000

The following slide deck was published by Apollo Investment in conjunction with their 2019 Q1 earnings Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment 2019 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 03:19:19:000

The following slide deck was published by Apollo Investment in conjunction with their 2019 Q1 earnings Read more … read more...

More on Apollo Investment Q1: NII unchanged from year ago, NAV slips

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 16:33:06:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ) fiscal Q1 net investment income per share of 15 cents, unchanged from a year ago and in-line with consensus. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

More on Apollo Investment Q1: NII unchanged from year ago, NAV slips

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 16:33:06:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ) fiscal Q1 net investment income per share of 15 cents, unchanged from a year ago and in-line with consensus. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment NII in-line, beats on total Investment Income

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 16:02:55:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ): Q1 NII of $0.15 in-line. Revenue of $63.59M (-4.7% Y/Y) beats by $1.26M . Press Release More news on: Apollo Investment, Earnings news and commentary, Financial stocks news, read more...

Apollo Investment NII in-line, beats on total Investment Income

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 16:02:55:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ): Q1 NII of $0.15 in-line. Revenue of $63.59M (-4.7% Y/Y) beats by $1.26M . Press Release More news on: Apollo Investment, Earnings news and commentary, Financial stocks news, read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-08 16:00:00:000

Fiscal First Quarter and Other Recent Highlights: Net investment income per share for the quarter was $0.15 compared to $0.15 for the quarter ended March 31, 2018 Net asset value per share as of the end of the quarter was $6.47 compared to $6.56 as of March 31, 2018, a 1…. read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-08 16:00:00:000

Fiscal First Quarter and Other Recent Highlights: Net investment income per share for the quarter was $0.15 compared to $0.15 for the quarter ended March 31, 2018 Net asset value per share as of the end of the quarter was $6.47 compared to $6.56 as of March 31, 2018, a 1…. read more...

Notable earnings after Wednesday's close

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 17:35:37:000

ACAD , ACTG , ADT , AINV , AMBC , AMPH , ANGI , AOSL , APEI , ATO , AVT , AYX , AZPN , BKNG , BREW , BV , CISN , COLL , CPA , CTL , CVNA , CXW , DNB , DOOR , ECPG , ELF , ENS , EQIX , ETE , ETP , EVRG , FANG , FG , FLO , FLS , FNV , FOXA , FSM , GBDC ,… read more...

Analyzing Main Street Capital's Results For Q2 2018 (Includes Updated Price Target)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 14:07:25:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to analyze Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) results for the second quarter of 2018 and compare the companys performance over the trailing 12 months (TTM). First, this article analyzes MAINs income state… read more...

Dividend Portfolio Review: Busy Earnings Season, Heavy Buying, Growing Dividends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 08:55:00:000

More ups and downs in July with earnings season hitting its peak and trade threats and denials coming in every couple of days led to accelerated buying culminating in around $4,400 in fresh capital deployed. Earnings season often triggers some remarkable selloffs and rallies but this time I… read more...

First 5 Years As A 10% High Yield Investor: With New 10 Year Performance Tracking Chart

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 09:23:45:000

Introduction It has been almost 5 years since beginning my journey in creating a paycheck replacement. Before this time period I was like most people building wealth through my company's 401k plan. Limited mutual funds were the only option available. Once I reached my pre-retirement age … read more...

First 5 Years As A 10% High Yield Investor: With New 10 Year Performance Tracking Chart

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 09:23:45:000

Introduction It has been almost 5 years since beginning my journey in creating a paycheck replacement. Before this time period I was like most people building wealth through my company's 401k plan. Limited mutual funds were the only option available. Once I reached my pre-retirement age … read more...

First 5 Years As A 10% High Yield Investor: With New 10 Year Performance Tracking Chart

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 09:23:45:000

Introduction It has been almost 5 years since beginning my journey in creating a paycheck replacement. Before this time period I was like most people building wealth through my company's 401k plan. Limited mutual funds were the only option available. Once I reached my pre-retirement age … read more...

30 'Safer' Dividend Financial WallStars Show 3.5-13.7% Yields For Dog Days

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-31 13:22:56:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten 'Safer' Financials WallStars To Net 18.15% to 32.47% Gains By July 2019 Four of ten top 'safer' dividend financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well as for … read more...

30 'Safer' Dividend Financial WallStars Show 3.5-13.7% Yields For Dog Days

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-31 13:22:56:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten 'Safer' Financials WallStars To Net 18.15% to 32.47% Gains By July 2019 Four of ten top 'safer' dividend financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well as for … read more...

Prospect Capital's Fiscal Q4 2018 NII And NAV Projection (Includes Recent Notable Events)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 01:23:08:000

Beginning Note Since many readers have recently asked about this topic (both in public and private), please see the following article in regard to my thoughts on Prospect Capital Corp.s (PSEC) dividend sustainability: Prospect Capital's Dividend And NAV Sustainability Analysis - … read more...

Prospect Capital's Fiscal Q4 2018 NII And NAV Projection (Includes Recent Notable Events)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 01:23:08:000

Beginning Note Since many readers have recently asked about this topic (both in public and private), please see the following article in regard to my thoughts on Prospect Capital Corp.s (PSEC) dividend sustainability: Prospect Capital's Dividend And NAV Sustainability Analysis - … read more...

Prospect Capital's Fiscal Q4 2018 NII And NAV Projection (Includes Recent Notable Events)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 01:23:08:000

Beginning Note Since many readers have recently asked about this topic (both in public and private), please see the following article in regard to my thoughts on Prospect Capital Corp.s (PSEC) dividend sustainability: Prospect Capital's Dividend And NAV Sustainability Analysis - … read more...

High Yield Strategy Fails Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 12:46:40:000

Background (Skip this part if you are already up to date with my series of articles) I have been writing a series of articles analyzing the performance of high yield investment portfolios composed primarily of mREITs, BDCs, and CEFs. I started the project after reading articles about high … read more...

High Yield Strategy Fails Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 12:46:40:000

Background (Skip this part if you are already up to date with my series of articles) I have been writing a series of articles analyzing the performance of high yield investment portfolios composed primarily of mREITs, BDCs, and CEFs. I started the project after reading articles about high … read more...

High Yield Strategy Fails Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 12:46:40:000

Background (Skip this part if you are already up to date with my series of articles) I have been writing a series of articles analyzing the performance of high yield investment portfolios composed primarily of mREITs, BDCs, and CEFs. I started the project after reading articles about high … read more...

Another Big Win Driving Special Dividends And 9% To 10% Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 09:17:05:000

The following information discussing TPG Specialty Lending ( TSLX ) was previously made available to subscribers of Sustainable Dividends , along with target prices and buying points, real-time changes to my personal BDC positions, updated rankings and risk profile, real-time announcement… read more...

Another Big Win Driving Special Dividends And 9% To 10% Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 09:17:05:000

The following information discussing TPG Specialty Lending ( TSLX ) was previously made available to subscribers of Sustainable Dividends , along with target prices and buying points, real-time changes to my personal BDC positions, updated rankings and risk profile, real-time announcement… read more...

Another Big Win Driving Special Dividends And 9% To 10% Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 09:17:05:000

The following information discussing TPG Specialty Lending ( TSLX ) was previously made available to subscribers of Sustainable Dividends , along with target prices and buying points, real-time changes to my personal BDC positions, updated rankings and risk profile, real-time announcement… read more...

Dividend Portfolio Review: Top 2 Dividend Income For June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 08:55:00:000

As the stakes are increasing with the U.S - China - EU trade wars German automobile stocks get pummeled and are trading at valuations not having been seen since the British cast their infamous BreXit vote. With markets becoming increasingly subject to Trump's intensified everyday Twitter activ… read more...

Dividend Portfolio Review: Top 2 Dividend Income For June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 08:55:00:000

As the stakes are increasing with the U.S - China - EU trade wars German automobile stocks get pummeled and are trading at valuations not having been seen since the British cast their infamous BreXit vote. With markets becoming increasingly subject to Trump's intensified everyday Twitter activ… read more...

Dividend Portfolio Review: Top 2 Dividend Income For June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 08:55:00:000

As the stakes are increasing with the U.S - China - EU trade wars German automobile stocks get pummeled and are trading at valuations not having been seen since the British cast their infamous BreXit vote. With markets becoming increasingly subject to Trump's intensified everyday Twitter activ… read more...

26 'Safer' Dividend 10%+ Yield Stocks Sparkle For July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 04:44:14:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Projected Top Ten "Safer" 10%+ Dividend Stocks To Net 15.59% To 57.03% By July 2019 Six of the ten top "Safer" 10%+ Dividend stocks by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analys… read more...

26 'Safer' Dividend 10%+ Yield Stocks Sparkle For July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 04:44:14:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Projected Top Ten "Safer" 10%+ Dividend Stocks To Net 15.59% To 57.03% By July 2019 Six of the ten top "Safer" 10%+ Dividend stocks by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analys… read more...

26 'Safer' Dividend 10%+ Yield Stocks Sparkle For July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 04:44:14:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Projected Top Ten "Safer" 10%+ Dividend Stocks To Net 15.59% To 57.03% By July 2019 Six of the ten top "Safer" 10%+ Dividend stocks by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analys… read more...

26 'Safer' Dividend 10%+ Yield Stocks Sparkle For July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 04:44:14:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Projected Top Ten "Safer" 10%+ Dividend Stocks To Net 15.59% To 57.03% By July 2019 Six of the ten top "Safer" 10%+ Dividend stocks by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analys… read more...

High-Yield Investment Strategy Fails

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 09:48:58:000

A few years ago I became intrigued by a spate of articles and comments by authors and readers about high-yield investment strategy as an alternative to dividend growth (DGI) investing or other approaches to portfolio design - particularly for retirees and those approaching retirement. The thes… read more...

High-Yield Investment Strategy Fails

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 09:48:58:000

A few years ago I became intrigued by a spate of articles and comments by authors and readers about high-yield investment strategy as an alternative to dividend growth (DGI) investing or other approaches to portfolio design - particularly for retirees and those approaching retirement. The thes… read more...

High-Yield Investment Strategy Fails

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 09:48:58:000

A few years ago I became intrigued by a spate of articles and comments by authors and readers about high-yield investment strategy as an alternative to dividend growth (DGI) investing or other approaches to portfolio design - particularly for retirees and those approaching retirement. The thes… read more...

First Half Of 2018 Review: 10% Yield, Bull Or Bear (BDC, mREIT) Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 17:45:18:000

It's been 4-1/2 years since the beginning of my 10% high yield portfolio and I can now say at this point (retired) it has been successful. From 2014 to 2017 (4 years) I reinvested all dividends back into the portfolio to grow both portfolio balance and income cash flow. This update will revi… read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2019

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-02 08:00:00:000

Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV) (the Company) announced today that it will report results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, after market close on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. The Company will also host a conference call on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 5:00 p… read more...

Middle-market loan spreads narrowing, says online lending platform

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:52:47:000

Margins on loans made to middle-market companies are narrowing as more borrower-friendly conditions trickle down from the broadly syndicated market, Bloomberg reports, citing an interview with Alexander Schoenbaum, CEO of online lending platform CrowdOut Capital. More news on: Prospect Cap… read more...

Middle-market loan spreads narrowing, says online lending platform

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:52:47:000

Margins on loans made to middle-market companies are narrowing as more borrower-friendly conditions trickle down from the broadly syndicated market, Bloomberg reports, citing an interview with Alexander Schoenbaum, CEO of online lending platform CrowdOut Capital. More news on: Prospect Cap… read more...

Middle-market loan spreads narrowing, says online lending platform

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:52:47:000

Margins on loans made to middle-market companies are narrowing as more borrower-friendly conditions trickle down from the broadly syndicated market, Bloomberg reports, citing an interview with Alexander Schoenbaum, CEO of online lending platform CrowdOut Capital. More news on: Prospect Cap… read more...

29 'Safer' Dividend Financials Boast 5.77% To 13.71% Summer Yields

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 18:13:16:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Financials To Net 6.2% to 29.9% Gains By June 2019 Seven of ten top "safer" dividend Financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well as for gains bas… read more...

29 'Safer' Dividend Financials Boast 5.77% To 13.71% Summer Yields

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 18:13:16:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Financials To Net 6.2% to 29.9% Gains By June 2019 Seven of ten top "safer" dividend Financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well as for gains bas… read more...

29 'Safer' Dividend Financials Boast 5.77% To 13.71% Summer Yields

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 18:13:16:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Financials To Net 6.2% to 29.9% Gains By June 2019 Seven of ten top "safer" dividend Financials (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well as for gains bas… read more...

50 Top Dividend Financials Yield 7.5-13.7% In June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 12:26:10:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated 19.4% To 37.95% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services Stocks To June 2019 Three of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services equities were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-… read more...

50 Top Dividend Financials Yield 7.5-13.7% In June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 12:26:10:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated 19.4% To 37.95% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services Stocks To June 2019 Three of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services equities were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-… read more...

50 Top Dividend Financials Yield 7.5-13.7% In June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 12:26:10:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated 19.4% To 37.95% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services Stocks To June 2019 Three of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services equities were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1-… read more...

Just 16 'Safer' Dividend 9%+ Yield Wall St. Stars Blossom For Summer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-24 06:45:56:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 9%+ Safer Dividend WallStars To Net 20.99% To 65.37% By Summer 2019 Eight of the ten top 10%+ Safer Dividend WallStars by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gain… read more...

Should You Buy This 10.5%-Yielding BDC?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 04:33:31:000

Apollo Investment Corp. ( AINV ) is a promising high-yield income play for investors seeking high, recurring dividend income from a business development company. Apollo Investment Corp.'s shares continue to sell for a discount to net asset value, and the company covers its dividend payout wi… read more...

Should You Buy This 10.5%-Yielding BDC?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 04:33:31:000

Apollo Investment Corp. ( AINV ) is a promising high-yield income play for investors seeking high, recurring dividend income from a business development company. Apollo Investment Corp.'s shares continue to sell for a discount to net asset value, and the company covers its dividend payout wi… read more...

Should You Buy This 10.5%-Yielding BDC?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 04:33:31:000

Apollo Investment Corp. ( AINV ) is a promising high-yield income play for investors seeking high, recurring dividend income from a business development company. Apollo Investment Corp.'s shares continue to sell for a discount to net asset value, and the company covers its dividend payout wi… read more...

TPG Specialty Lending's NAV Sustainability And Investment Rating Analysis (Post Q1 2018 Earnings)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 09:55:03:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to perform two analyses which provide direct evidence on the overall health of TPG Specialty Lendings ( TSLX ) investment portfolio. In the past, I have provided a similar type of analysis on several of the following … read more...

TPG Specialty Lending's NAV Sustainability And Investment Rating Analysis (Post Q1 2018 Earnings)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 09:55:03:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to perform two analyses which provide direct evidence on the overall health of TPG Specialty Lendings ( TSLX ) investment portfolio. In the past, I have provided a similar type of analysis on several of the following … read more...

TPG Specialty Lending's NAV Sustainability And Investment Rating Analysis (Post Q1 2018 Earnings)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 09:55:03:000

Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to perform two analyses which provide direct evidence on the overall health of TPG Specialty Lendings ( TSLX ) investment portfolio. In the past, I have provided a similar type of analysis on several of the following … read more...

Main Street Capital's NAV, Dividend, And Valuation Compared To 14 BDC Peers (Post Q1 2018 Earnings) - Part 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 10:45:02:000

Authors Note: PART 1 of this article analyzed Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) recent quarterly results and compared several of the companys metrics to thirteen other business development company (BDC) peers. PART 1 helps lead to a better understa… read more...

Main Street Capital's NAV, Dividend, And Valuation Compared To 14 BDC Peers (Post Q1 2018 Earnings) - Part 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 10:45:02:000

Authors Note: PART 1 of this article analyzed Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) recent quarterly results and compared several of the companys metrics to thirteen other business development company (BDC) peers. PART 1 helps lead to a better understa… read more...

TPG Specialty Lending's Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes Q3-Q4 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 11:41:05:000

Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of TPG Specialty Lending Inc.s ( TSLX ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on TSLX. For readers who just want the … read more...

TPG Specialty Lending's Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes Q3-Q4 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 11:41:05:000

Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of TPG Specialty Lending Inc.s ( TSLX ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on TSLX. For readers who just want the … read more...

TPG Specialty Lending's Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes Q3-Q4 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 11:41:05:000

Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of TPG Specialty Lending Inc.s ( TSLX ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on TSLX. For readers who just want the … read more...

27 'Safer' Dividend 10%+Yield Stocks Grow In June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 21:55:54:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 15.59% To 57.03% By June 2019 Six of the ten top 10%+Safer Dividend Stocks by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for th… read more...

27 'Safer' Dividend 10%+Yield Stocks Grow In June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 21:55:54:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 15.59% To 57.03% By June 2019 Six of the ten top 10%+Safer Dividend Stocks by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for th… read more...

The Simplicity Of A 10% Yield (Bull, Bear) Portfolio Using BDC And MREIT Investments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-04 12:40:06:000

Personal Background This year is my first full year in retirement collecting Social Security and receiving a distribution from my IRA. I started my BDC and mREIT investment method during 2014 and along the way reinvesting all dividends to grow the income stream before retirement. My distri… read more...

Gladstone  Investment's Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

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Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

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Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Gladstone Investment C… read more...

Gladstone&amp;#xA0; Investment&apos;s Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes July-December 2018 Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 12:51:19:000

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Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Don&apos;t Fall For This BDC Lie

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 08:29:59:000

On 4/15/18 Pandora Capital wrote that Apollo or AINV had "20%+ Share Price Upside" partially because AINV sold at only at 0.82x to book value while its peer average was 1.04x. On 3/10/15 Rida Morwa wrote that AINV was "selling at a 21% discount" with "a 15% upside potential" because AINV is … read more...

Main Street Capital's NAV, Valuation, And Dividend Compared To 13 BDC Peers (Post Q1 2018 Earnings) - Part 1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 05:53:28:000

Focus of Article The focus of PART 1 of this article is to analyze Main Street Capital Corp.s (MAIN) recent results and compare several of the companys metrics to thirteen other business development company (BDC) peers. This analysis will show past and current… read more...

Main Street Capital's NAV, Valuation, And Dividend Compared To 13 BDC Peers (Post Q1 2018 Earnings) - Part 1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 05:53:28:000

Focus of Article The focus of PART 1 of this article is to analyze Main Street Capital Corp.s (MAIN) recent results and compare several of the companys metrics to thirteen other business development company (BDC) peers. This analysis will show past and current… read more...

Main Street Capital's NAV, Valuation, And Dividend Compared To 13 BDC Peers (Post Q1 2018 Earnings) - Part 1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 05:53:28:000

Focus of Article The focus of PART 1 of this article is to analyze Main Street Capital Corp.s (MAIN) recent results and compare several of the companys metrics to thirteen other business development company (BDC) peers. This analysis will show past and current… read more...

Main Street Capital's NAV, Valuation, And Dividend Compared To 13 BDC Peers (Post Q1 2018 Earnings) - Part 1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 05:53:28:000

Focus of Article The focus of PART 1 of this article is to analyze Main Street Capital Corp.s (MAIN) recent results and compare several of the companys metrics to thirteen other business development company (BDC) peers. This analysis will show past and current… read more...

38 Financial Sector 'Safer' Dividend WallStars Show 3%-13.8% May Yields

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 02:28:16:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" WallStars To Net 19.77% to 33.15% Gains By May, 2019 Six of ten top "safer" dividend Financial Services WallSatrs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well… read more...

38 Financial Sector 'Safer' Dividend WallStars Show 3%-13.8% May Yields

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 02:28:16:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" WallStars To Net 19.77% to 33.15% Gains By May, 2019 Six of ten top "safer" dividend Financial Services WallSatrs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well… read more...

38 Financial Sector 'Safer' Dividend WallStars Show 3%-13.8% May Yields

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 02:28:16:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" WallStars To Net 19.77% to 33.15% Gains By May, 2019 Six of ten top "safer" dividend Financial Services WallSatrs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well… read more...

38 Financial Sector 'Safer' Dividend WallStars Show 3%-13.8% May Yields

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 02:28:16:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" WallStars To Net 19.77% to 33.15% Gains By May, 2019 Six of ten top "safer" dividend Financial Services WallSatrs (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yield for the coming year as well… read more...

50 Financial Sector WallStars Yield 4.55-13.8% With Target Gains Of 10.7-40%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 21:11:08:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Predicted 21% To 34.74% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services WallStars To May 2019 Six of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services WallStars were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1… read more...

50 Financial Sector WallStars Yield 4.55-13.8% With Target Gains Of 10.7-40%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 21:11:08:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Predicted 21% To 34.74% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services WallStars To May 2019 Six of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services WallStars were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1… read more...

50 Financial Sector WallStars Yield 4.55-13.8% With Target Gains Of 10.7-40%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 21:11:08:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Predicted 21% To 34.74% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services WallStars To May 2019 Six of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services WallStars were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1… read more...

50 Financial Sector WallStars Yield 4.55-13.8% With Target Gains Of 10.7-40%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 21:11:08:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Predicted 21% To 34.74% Net Gains For Ten Top Yield Financial Services WallStars To May 2019 Six of ten top dividend-yielding Financial Services WallStars were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the coming year based on analyst 1… read more...

Apollo Investment credit rating may be cut to junk by Fitch

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 09:44:23:000

Fitch Ratings placed Apollo Investment's ( AINV -0.8% ) BBB- debt rating on watch negative; BBB- is the lowest investment-grade rating in Fitch's rankings. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment's (AINV) CEO Jim Zelter on Q4 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 16:22:03:000

Apollo Investment (AINV) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call May 18, 2018 10:00 AM ET Executives Elizabeth Besen - IR, Manager Jim Zelter - CEO Howard Widra - President Tanner Powell - Chief Investment Officer Greg Hunt - CFO Analysts Finian O'Shea - Wells Fargo Securiti… read more...

Apollo Investment 2018 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 15:07:40:000

The following slide deck was published by Apollo Investment in conjunction with their 2018 Q4 earnings Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment cuts base management fee; names new ceo, president

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 08:04:06:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ) is permanently cutting its base management fee from an annual rate of 2.0% of the company's gross assets to 1.5% of gross assets up to 1.0x debt-to-equity and to 1.0% of gross assets in excess of 1.0x debt-to-equity. More news on: Apollo Investment, Earnin… read more...

Apollo Investment misses by $0.06, misses on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 07:32:31:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ): Q4 EPS of $0.10 misses by $0.06 . More news on: Apollo Investment, Earnings news and commentary, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended March&#xA0;31, 2018, Announces Executive Officer Appointments, and Announces Changes to Fee Structure

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-18 07:30:00:000

Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Other Recent Highlights: Announces the following executive officer appointments Howard Widra appointed Chief Executive Officer and named a Director Tanner Powell appointed President James Zelter to continue to serve as a Director Boa… read more...

Notable earnings before Friday's open

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 17:30:12:000

AINV , AZN , CPB , DE For Seeking Alpha's full earnings season calendar, click here . More news on: Apollo Investment, AstraZeneca Group plc, Campbell Soup Company, Earnings news and commentary, read more...

11% Yielding BDC With Oil Hedges Driving Lower Book Value?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 09:53:34:000

Quick BDC Market Update As discussed in previous articles, business development companies ("BDCs") have been pulling back since May 2017. However, they have recently started to rebound and as mentioned in "BDC Buzz Begins Purchases Of Higher Quality BDCs," I have been buying additional s… read more...

11% Yielding BDC With Oil Hedges Driving Lower Book Value?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 09:53:34:000

Quick BDC Market Update As discussed in previous articles, business development companies ("BDCs") have been pulling back since May 2017. However, they have recently started to rebound and as mentioned in "BDC Buzz Begins Purchases Of Higher Quality BDCs," I have been buying additional s… read more...

11% Yielding BDC With Oil Hedges Driving Lower Book Value?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 09:53:34:000

Quick BDC Market Update As discussed in previous articles, business development companies ("BDCs") have been pulling back since May 2017. However, they have recently started to rebound and as mentioned in "BDC Buzz Begins Purchases Of Higher Quality BDCs," I have been buying additional s… read more...

11% Yielding BDC With Oil Hedges Driving Lower Book Value?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 09:53:34:000

Quick BDC Market Update As discussed in previous articles, business development companies ("BDCs") have been pulling back since May 2017. However, they have recently started to rebound and as mentioned in "BDC Buzz Begins Purchases Of Higher Quality BDCs," I have been buying additional s… read more...

11% Yielding BDC With Oil Hedges Driving Lower Book Value?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 09:53:34:000

Quick BDC Market Update As discussed in previous articles, business development companies ("BDCs") have been pulling back since May 2017. However, they have recently started to rebound and as mentioned in "BDC Buzz Begins Purchases Of Higher Quality BDCs," I have been buying additional s… read more...

Non-Traditional/Alternative Investment Products: Why Structure Matters, Part 3: Leverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:30:00:000

What Is Leverage? Within the financial industry, economic leverage is a simple concept that, in practice, has a wide variety of implementations. Economic leverage enhances the effect of an investment strategy on contributed assets which are the object of the strategy, accelerating the growth… read more...

Non-Traditional/Alternative Investment Products: Why Structure Matters, Part 3: Leverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:30:00:000

What Is Leverage? Within the financial industry, economic leverage is a simple concept that, in practice, has a wide variety of implementations. Economic leverage enhances the effect of an investment strategy on contributed assets which are the object of the strategy, accelerating the growth… read more...

Non-Traditional/Alternative Investment Products: Why Structure Matters, Part 3: Leverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:30:00:000

What Is Leverage? Within the financial industry, economic leverage is a simple concept that, in practice, has a wide variety of implementations. Economic leverage enhances the effect of an investment strategy on contributed assets which are the object of the strategy, accelerating the growth… read more...

Non-Traditional/Alternative Investment Products: Why Structure Matters, Part 3: Leverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:30:00:000

What Is Leverage? Within the financial industry, economic leverage is a simple concept that, in practice, has a wide variety of implementations. Economic leverage enhances the effect of an investment strategy on contributed assets which are the object of the strategy, accelerating the growth… read more...

Non-Traditional/Alternative Investment Products: Why Structure Matters, Part 3: Leverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:30:00:000

What Is Leverage? Within the financial industry, economic leverage is a simple concept that, in practice, has a wide variety of implementations. Economic leverage enhances the effect of an investment strategy on contributed assets which are the object of the strategy, accelerating the growth… read more...

16 Of 77 'Safer' Dividend 10%+Yield WallStar Stocks For May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 04:43:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 20.85% To 45.76% By May, 2019 Seven of the ten top 10%+Safer DiviDogs by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the com… read more...

16 Of 77 'Safer' Dividend 10%+Yield WallStar Stocks For May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 04:43:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 20.85% To 45.76% By May, 2019 Seven of the ten top 10%+Safer DiviDogs by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the com… read more...

16 Of 77 'Safer' Dividend 10%+Yield WallStar Stocks For May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 04:43:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 20.85% To 45.76% By May, 2019 Seven of the ten top 10%+Safer DiviDogs by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the com… read more...

16 Of 77 'Safer' Dividend 10%+Yield WallStar Stocks For May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 04:43:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 20.85% To 45.76% By May, 2019 Seven of the ten top 10%+Safer DiviDogs by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the com… read more...

16 Of 77 'Safer' Dividend 10%+Yield WallStar Stocks For May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 04:43:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 20.85% To 45.76% By May, 2019 Seven of the ten top 10%+Safer DiviDogs by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the com… read more...

Assessing Main Street Capital's Results For Q1 2018 (Includes Investment Rating Analysis)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-09 02:29:39:000

<!-- [if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE <![endif]--><!-- [if gte mso 10]><![endif]--> Focus of Article: The focus of this article is to analyze Main Street Capital Corp.&#x2… read more...

29 'Safer' Dividend 10%+Yield Stocks Bloom In May

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-30 03:01:34:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 21.47% To 43.29% By May, 2019 Two of the ten top 10%+Safer DiviDogs by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the comin… read more...

19 'Safer' Dividends Out Of My Readers' 37 Most Mentioned April Dividend Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-27 14:08:15:000

The FoFa/Ro Selection Process Any dividend-paying stock mentioned in a message, e-mail or comment to the author is fair game for a listing in this article. Thus, it is possible that only rogues and discontinued or dreadful dividend issues may appear. Lately readers and other contributors h… read more...

My Readers' 37 Most Mentioned Dividend Stocks For April

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-27 01:06:55:000

Reader Selections Since last May, any dividend paying stock mentioned in a message, e-mail or comment to the author is fair game for a follower favorite listing in this article. Thus, It is possible that only rogues and discontinued or dreadful dividend issues may appear. Lately readers… read more...

NEWTEK Business Service's Dividend Sustainability Analysis (Includes 2018-2019 Annual Dividend Projection)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-23 15:57:44:000

Author's Note : This article is a detailed analysis of NEWTEK Business Service's ( NEWT ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the continued number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on NEWT (since I have not written a "focus" … read more...

BDCs boosting leverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-17 10:58:27:000

vai Leela Parker Deo at Reuters More news on: Apollo Investment, FS Investment Corporation, PennantPark Floating Rate Capital, Financial stocks news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Don't Miss This BDC: 11.1% Dividend Yield, 20%+ Share Price Upside, Higher Rates Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-15 14:28:07:000

Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) is a leading Business Development Corporation ((BDC)) offering debt and equity capital to medium-sized enterprises in a variety of sectors across the US. The company has recently revised its investment strategy , and is in the midst of a portfolio repositioning… read more...

Apollo Investment pops 1.6% on Wells Fargo upgrade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 12:44:30:000

Apollo Investment ( AINV +1.6% ) is higher after Wells Fargo issues a upgrade to Outperform from Marketperform with a $6 price target, following its Q4 result yesterday. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment pops 1.6% on Wells Fargo upgrade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 12:44:30:000

Apollo Investment ( AINV +1.6% ) is higher after Wells Fargo issues a upgrade to Outperform from Marketperform with a $6 price target, following its Q4 result yesterday. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment pops 1.6% on Wells Fargo upgrade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 12:44:30:000

Apollo Investment ( AINV +1.6% ) is higher after Wells Fargo issues a upgrade to Outperform from Marketperform with a $6 price target, following its Q4 result yesterday. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment's (AINV) CEO Jim Zelter on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 16:47:04:000

Apollo Investment (AINV) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call February 7, 2018 10:00 AM ET Executives Elizabeth Besen - IR, Manager Jim Zelter - Chief Executive Officer Howard Widra - President Tanner Powell - Chief Investment Officer Greg Hunt - CFO Analysts Fin O'Shea - W… read more...

Apollo Investment's (AINV) CEO Jim Zelter on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 16:47:04:000

Apollo Investment (AINV) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call February 7, 2018 10:00 AM ET Executives Elizabeth Besen - IR, Manager Jim Zelter - Chief Executive Officer Howard Widra - President Tanner Powell - Chief Investment Officer Greg Hunt - CFO Analysts Fin O'Shea - W… read more...

Apollo Investment's (AINV) CEO Jim Zelter on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 16:47:04:000

Apollo Investment (AINV) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call February 7, 2018 10:00 AM ET Executives Elizabeth Besen - IR, Manager Jim Zelter - Chief Executive Officer Howard Widra - President Tanner Powell - Chief Investment Officer Greg Hunt - CFO Analysts Fin O'Shea - W… read more...

Apollo Investment 2018 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 14:56:39:000

The following slide deck was published by Apollo Investment in conjunction with their 2018 Q3 earnings Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment 2018 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 14:56:39:000

The following slide deck was published by Apollo Investment in conjunction with their 2018 Q3 earnings Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment 2018 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 14:56:39:000

The following slide deck was published by Apollo Investment in conjunction with their 2018 Q3 earnings Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment edges higher after Q4 beat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 10:31:55:000

Q4 net investment income per share of $0.16 was flat from Q3. Dividend is $0.15. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment edges higher after Q4 beat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 10:31:55:000

Q4 net investment income per share of $0.16 was flat from Q3. Dividend is $0.15. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment edges higher after Q4 beat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 10:31:55:000

Q4 net investment income per share of $0.16 was flat from Q3. Dividend is $0.15. More news on: Apollo Investment, Financial stocks news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Apollo Investment beats by $0.01, misses on total investment income

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 07:31:35:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ): Q4 NII of $0.16 beats by $0.01 . Total investment income of $64.75M (-4.9% Y/Y) misses by $1.96M . Press Release More news on: Apollo Investment, Earnings news and commentary, Financial stocks news, read more...

Apollo Investment beats by $0.01, misses on total investment income

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 07:31:35:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ): Q4 NII of $0.16 beats by $0.01 . Total investment income of $64.75M (-4.9% Y/Y) misses by $1.96M . Press Release More news on: Apollo Investment, Earnings news and commentary, Financial stocks news, read more...

Apollo Investment beats by $0.01, misses on total investment income

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 07:31:35:000

Apollo Investment (NASDAQ: AINV ): Q4 NII of $0.16 beats by $0.01 . Total investment income of $64.75M (-4.9% Y/Y) misses by $1.96M . Press Release More news on: Apollo Investment, Earnings news and commentary, Financial stocks news, read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended December&#xA0;31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-07 07:30:00:000

Fiscal Third Quarter and Other Recent Highlights: Net investment income per share for the quarter was $0.16 compared to $0.16 for the quarter ended September30, 2017 Net asset value per share as of the end of the quarter was $6.60 compared to $6.72 as of September 3… read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended December&#xA0;31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-07 07:30:00:000

Fiscal Third Quarter and Other Recent Highlights: Net investment income per share for the quarter was $0.16 compared to $0.16 for the quarter ended September30, 2017 Net asset value per share as of the end of the quarter was $6.60 compared to $6.72 as of September 3… read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended December&#xA0;31, 2017

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-07 07:30:00:000

Fiscal Third Quarter and Other Recent Highlights: Net investment income per share for the quarter was $0.16 compared to $0.16 for the quarter ended September30, 2017 Net asset value per share as of the end of the quarter was $6.60 compared to $6.72 as of September 3… read more...

Notable earnings before Wednesday's open

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 17:30:07:000

AINV , ASC , AUO , BABY , BCO , BERY , BLL , BTU , CDW , CG , CSTE , CTSH , EXC , FSV , GGP , HAIN , HAS , HUM , ICE , JEC , JLL , KERX , KORS , PFGC , RDWR , SNY , STE , TKR , TMHC , TRVG , WD , XEL For Seeking Alpha's full earnings season calendar, cli… read more...

Oaktree Specialty Lending: Expected Dividend Cut Of 20% To 36% This Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 10:27:17:000

Article Follow-Up: This article is similar to " Prospect Capital: Expected Dividend Cut Of 20% To 30% " that correctly predicted the previous dividend cut for Prospect Capital ( PSEC ) as it was considered a 'Level 4' dividend coverage BDC (implying an impending dividend reduction). Q… read more...

Where's The Love For Starwood Property Trust?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 06:45:00:000

Recently I decided to write on Blackstone Mortgage ( BXMT ), one of the simplest commercial mortgage REITs that has a circle of competence in senior secured mortgages. The company is 100% pure play senior secured focused with absolutely no investments outside … read more...

The Optimum Risk-Adjusted Yield Among BDCs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 05:50:38:000

Source What You May Not But Should Know About BDCs It is insufficient to know about an investment in isolation; context is needed as to know why the investment vehicle exists in the first place. Are the market or regulatory forces that brought about its inception working toward us or … read more...

Prospect Capital's Fiscal Q2 2018 NII And NAV Projection (Impacts From Tax Cuts And Jobs Act)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 09:42:25:000

Beginning Note: Since many readers have recently asked about this topic (both in public and private), please see the following article in regards to my thoughts on Prospect Capital Corp.s ( PSEC ) dividend sustainability: Prospect Capital's Dividend And NAV Sustainability Ana… read more...

20 'Safer' Dividend 10%+ Yield Stocks March Into February

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 10:07:46:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 14.7% To 25.7% By February, 2019 Seven of the ten top 10%+Safer DiviDogs by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the … read more...

20 'Safer' Dividend 10%+ Yield Stocks March Into February

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 10:07:46:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 14.7% To 25.7% By February, 2019 Seven of the ten top 10%+Safer DiviDogs by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the … read more...

20 'Safer' Dividend 10%+ Yield Stocks March Into February

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 10:07:46:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ Safer Dividend Stocks To Net 14.7% To 25.7% By February, 2019 Seven of the ten top 10%+Safer DiviDogs by yield (shaded in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten gainers for the … read more...

Financial Services 'Safer' Dividend Big Gains By Apollo, MVC, TriplePoint, AllianceBernstein & TPG, Per Broker January Targets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:48:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Financial Services Stocks To Net 7.2% to 18.5% Gains By January, 2019 Eight of the ten top "safer" dividend Financial Services stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yiel… read more...

Financial Services 'Safer' Dividend Big Gains By Apollo, MVC, TriplePoint, AllianceBernstein & TPG, Per Broker January Targets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:48:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Financial Services Stocks To Net 7.2% to 18.5% Gains By January, 2019 Eight of the ten top "safer" dividend Financial Services stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yiel… read more...

Financial Services 'Safer' Dividend Big Gains By Apollo, MVC, TriplePoint, AllianceBernstein & TPG, Per Broker January Targets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:48:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Financial Services Stocks To Net 7.2% to 18.5% Gains By January, 2019 Eight of the ten top "safer" dividend Financial Services stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yiel… read more...

Financial Services 'Safer' Dividend Big Gains By Apollo, MVC, TriplePoint, AllianceBernstein & TPG, Per Broker January Targets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:48:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Financial Services Stocks To Net 7.2% to 18.5% Gains By January, 2019 Eight of the ten top "safer" dividend Financial Services stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yiel… read more...

Financial Services 'Safer' Dividend Big Gains By Apollo, MVC, TriplePoint, AllianceBernstein & TPG, Per Broker January Targets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:48:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Financial Services Stocks To Net 7.2% to 18.5% Gains By January, 2019 Eight of the ten top "safer" dividend Financial Services stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yiel… read more...

Financial Services 'Safer' Dividend Big Gains By Apollo, MVC, TriplePoint, AllianceBernstein & TPG, Per Broker January Targets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:48:18:000

Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Analysts Estimated Top Ten "Safer" Dividend Financial Services Stocks To Net 7.2% to 18.5% Gains By January, 2019 Eight of the ten top "safer" dividend Financial Services stocks (tinted gray in the chart above) were verified as being among the top ten by yiel… read more...

Main Street Capital's Monthly Dividend Projection For March-May 2018 (Including Special Periodic Dividend For First Half Of 2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 13:36:10:000

Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the continued number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on MAIN at periodic intervals…. read more...

Main Street Capital's Monthly Dividend Projection For March-May 2018 (Including Special Periodic Dividend For First Half Of 2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 13:36:10:000

Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the continued number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on MAIN at periodic intervals…. read more...

Main Street Capital's Monthly Dividend Projection For March-May 2018 (Including Special Periodic Dividend For First Half Of 2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 13:36:10:000

Authors Note: This article is a detailed analysis of Main Street Capital Corp.s ( MAIN ) dividend sustainability. I have performed this analysis due to the continued number of readers who have specifically requested such an analysis be performed on MAIN at periodic intervals…. read more...

Over 10% Dividend Yield With Potential Upside As Oil Continues To Rebound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 08:25:07:000

The information in this article discussing Apollo Investment ( AINV ) was previously made available to subscribers of Sustainable Dividends , along with target prices and buying points, real-time changes to my personal BDC positions, updated rankings and risk profile, real-time announceme… read more...

Over 10% Dividend Yield With Potential Upside As Oil Continues To Rebound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 08:25:07:000

The information in this article discussing Apollo Investment ( AINV ) was previously made available to subscribers of Sustainable Dividends , along with target prices and buying points, real-time changes to my personal BDC positions, updated rankings and risk profile, real-time announceme… read more...

Over 10% Dividend Yield With Potential Upside As Oil Continues To Rebound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 08:25:07:000

The information in this article discussing Apollo Investment ( AINV ) was previously made available to subscribers of Sustainable Dividends , along with target prices and buying points, real-time changes to my personal BDC positions, updated rankings and risk profile, real-time announceme… read more...

High-Yield Income Allocation 2018 Purchase Plan; (BDC And mREIT) Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-17 09:41:39:000

Introduction I have created a portfolio that consists of BDCs and mREITs generating a 10% yield at today's market value. This year 2018 is my fifth year for generating high income. I will withdraw a percentage of the dividends to pay expenses and use the surplus to reinvest and grow the in… read more...

Apollo Global Management: Tax Reform Is A Potential Catalyst

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-16 11:24:39:000

Apollo Global Management, LLC ( APO ) is a US-based alternative asset manager, which was founded by Leon Black, Joshua Harris, and Marc Rowan in 1990. Its primary business segments consist of Private Equity, Credit, and Real Assets. The company describes its investment philosophy as follows: … read more...

Road To Financial Independence: My December 88-Stock Portfolio Review

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-15 08:42:15:000

First of all, Happy New Year everybody! 2017 has been a special year with global stock markets, particularly the US markets, rallying strongly. The broad S&amp;P 500 (NYSEARCA: SPY ) almost gained 20% and was outperformed significantly by the Dow Jones (+25%) and the tech-heavy Nasdaq (+32… read more...

Rising Rates Driving Higher Earnings In The High-Yield BDC Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-04 10:10:08:000

Interest Rate Sensitivity "Interest rate sensitivity refers to the change in earnings that may result from changes in the level of interest rates. Because we fund a portion of our investments with borrowings, our net investment income is affected by the difference between the rate at w… read more...

Apollo Investment Corporation Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-03 16:00:00:000

Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV) (the Company) announced today that it will report results for the quarter ended December 31, 2017 prior to the opening of the financial markets on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The Company will also host a conference call on Wed… read more...

Leveraging For Profit: Ares Capital And Apollo Investments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-02 11:05:00:000

The Power of Leverage and More Most businesses include financial leveraging to maximize profits. This practice is centuries old. Financial leverage occurs when businesses add debt to acquire new assets. Companies do so because the interest rate on the debt is less than the asset percenta… read more...

10% High-Yield Portfolio 2017 Final Results (BDC And mREIT), 50/50 Allocation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-02 07:56:55:000

Introduction The title of this article says it all. I started building my portfolio 4 years ago with a design yield of 10%; at the end of 2017 Im still at 10%. Today's yields on BDCs average 9.5% and the mREITs average 10.5%. For the year BDCs have struggled and one reason for the … read more...

Ex-Date Payment Date Record Date Declared Date Amount Flag Dividend Type Qualified Indicated
2017-12-20 2018-01-05 2017-12-21 2017-11-02 0.15 Dividend income
2017-09-20 2017-10-05 2017-09-21 2017-08-03 0.15 Dividend income
2017-06-19 2017-07-06 2017-06-21 2017-05-17 0.15 Dividend income
2017-03-17 2017-04-06 2017-03-21 2017-02-03 0.15 Dividend income
2016-12-19 2017-01-05 2016-12-21 2016-11-07 0.15 Dividend income
2016-09-19 2016-10-05 2016-09-21 2016-08-05 0.15 Dividend income
2016-06-17 2016-07-06 2016-06-21 2016-05-18 0.2 Dividend income
2016-03-17 2016-04-06 2016-03-21 2016-02-09 0.2 Dividend income
2015-12-17 2016-01-05 2015-12-21 2015-11-02 0.2 Dividend income
2015-09-17 2015-10-06 2015-09-21 2015-08-05 0.2 Dividend income
2015-06-17 2015-07-06 2015-06-19 2015-05-18 0.2 Dividend income
2015-03-18 2015-04-06 2015-03-20 2015-02-04 0.2 Dividend income
2014-12-17 2015-01-05 2014-12-19 2014-11-04 0.2 Dividend income
2014-09-17 2014-10-06 2014-09-19 2014-08-07 0.2 Dividend income
2014-06-18 2014-07-07 2014-06-20 2014-05-20 0.2 Dividend income
2014-03-19 2014-04-07 2014-03-21 2014-02-06 0.2 Dividend income
2013-12-17 2014-01-06 2013-12-19 2013-11-08 0.2 Dividend income
2013-09-18 2013-10-04 2013-09-20 2013-08-08 0.2 Dividend income
2013-06-18 2013-07-05 2013-06-20 2013-05-23 0.2 Dividend income
2013-03-19 2013-04-04 2013-03-21 2013-02-06 0.2 Dividend income
Ex-Date Declared Date Record Date Payment Date Ratio To Factor For Factor
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