ETV: 8.9% Yield And A Defensive Approach To Large-Cap Equity Exposure – Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund (NYSE:ETV)

2020-01-30

The Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund (NYSE:ETV), with $1.04 billion in total assets, is an equity closed-end fund with an options-based strategy intended to generate income and reduce risk while managing tax implications. ETV currently yields 8.9% distributed on a monthly schedule, with a large component being a returnRead More →

Michelin Remains Strong With A 7.5% Free Cash Flow Yield And 3.6% Dividend Yield – Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin (OTCMKTS:MGDDF)

2020-01-04

Introduction Michelin (OTCPK:MGDDF) (OTCPK:MGDDY) is one of the best-known tire brands for cars and trucks and has done a good job by diversifying into non-tire related business sectors (“specialty business”) and pursuing vertical integration by buying its own rubber plantation to secure an almost-guaranteed supply at an affordable price. Source:Read More →

LTC Properties: Monthly Paying 5.1% Yield From This Safe But Slow-Growing Senior Housing REIT – LTC Properties, Inc. (NYSE:LTC)

2020-01-03

LTC Properties (LTC) owns a portfolio of 200 senior housing and skilled nursing real estate properties in 28 states, leased to 30 different operator tenants. Most of LTC’s investments (85.2%) are directly owned real estate, while the reminder (14.8%) are higher-yielding loans receivable in the form of mortgages, mezzanine loans,Read More →

KBWY: A Solid High-Risk, High-Reward REIT ETF – Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II – Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF (NASDAQ:KBWY)

2019-12-13

With yield increasingly difficult to find, investors’ interest in high-yielding assets has grown tremendously. Often, this causes many to allocate heavily toward high-risk investments. In my opinion, this is particularly true when it comes to the bond market. As the days of the property crisis are now long gone, investorRead More →

Part 1: Misery In CLOs Without The Company Of High Yield

2019-12-04

By Tracy Chen Despite the ongoing trade war, global slowdown, and rising geopolitical risks, 2019 may be remembered as the year when credit, emerging markets, and safe-haven assets all printed solid positive returns – except one corner of the credit market: collateralized loan obligation (CLO) mezzanine tranches. Is the underperformanceRead More →

Pfizer: Avoid This High Yield – Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)

2019-10-21

Pfizer (PFE) has recently fallen into the category of biopharma stocks returning tons of capital to shareholders via share repurchases right before the stock collapses. The large net payout yield would normally place the stock into the buy range, but investors should have plenty of questions regarding the stock atRead More →