Business Development Companies (BDCs) Stocks Offer High Yields

Business development companies (BDCs) pay high dividends and may be appropriate for income portfolios. However, these stocks could react negatively to increasing interest rates.

The following table includes 3 BDC stocks.

BDC Stocks

& Monthly Returns

& Snapshot

Dividend (Yield)
& Dividend Chart

Ares Capital Corporation ARCC$1.92 (8.90%)
Golub Capital BDC GBDC$0.24 (1.45%)
Hercules Technology Growth Capital HTGC$1.92 (9.73%)
Dividend data from Alpha Vantage as of Jun-01-2024.
Display Price Chart for each stock.
Display Dividend Chart for each stock.

Portfolio Values

To inspect the performance of the BDC Stocks portfolio, see the chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for stocks from Alpha Vantage.

All 3 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $3,333.33 was invested in each stock at its closing monthly price for the first date shown on the portfolio value chart below. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

The current value of the $10,000 investment is $19,759. The percent return is 97.59%. The annualized return is 14.59%.

Portfolio Value Chart for Last 100 Daily Closes

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