The Blue Harbinger Weekly:
A members-only weekly report on Blue Harbinger's investments and the market.
Big-dividend (+11.3% yield) BDC Prospect Capital is very hated right now, which is a big part of the reason it is increasing attractive to us from a contrarian income-focused standpoint. PSEC announced quarterly earnings on Wednesday, and exceeded street estimates on NII by a penny ($0.19 vs $0.18), and maintained the monthly dividend at $0.06--which is covered by NII.
“Investing is the only business I know that when things go on sale, people run out of the store” – Mark Yusko
If you are looking for high-flying aggressive growth stocks, this article is NOT for you. However, if you are an income-focused contrarian investor, you may want to consider the ideas presented in this article. In particular, you may have noticed that consumer staples stocks have been significantly lagging the rest of the market lately…
This report is the members-only, part-2 version of our free report titled "Top 10 Big-Yields." However, this version includes the Top 5. Without further ado, here are the details...
Investors continue to express concerns about the possible negative impacts of rising interest rates, as well as concerns about a possible market pullback. As a result, we're sharing this lower volatility investment opportunity with some "hedging" benefits against the risk of rising interest rates.
This report gives an update on the performance, and on every holding, across our Blue Harbinger strategies. And as the market has sold off, we believe increasingly attractive opportunities have emerged for new purchasers, as described in this report.
This is a brief update to notify you of a new trade in our Blue Harbinger Disciplined Growth portfolio. We’re swapping out shares of a lower growth opportunity for a higher growth opportunity. We believe the new position is a better fit and has significant growth potential.
Members-Only Investment Ideas
Our Blue Harbinger portfolios posted strong gains over the last month. They also delivered attractive yield, and we continue to believe they are positioned for healthy gains going forward. This report provides details on performance, and provides updates on some of the bigger movers (down and up) over the last month.
We've mentioned the attractiveness of this big-dividend payer in the past. And the shares are particularly inexpensive now. If you like value stocks and big dividends, you might want to consider purchasing shares.
To some extent, it makes sense that the stock price of shipping-container company, Triton International (TRTN), keeps getting whipped around by moving credit spreads. However, the market is not giving this company enough credit for improving conditions within its niche industry, nor is the stock price correctly reflecting improving company-specific fundamentals.
At Blue Harbinger, we write a lot about individual stocks, but many investors seek more balance between stocks and bonds. High income and lower volatility are attractive qualities of a balanced portfolio. This report shares our thoughts, and a few specific ideas, on a balanced portfolio of stocks and bonds.
If you like high yield, low volatility, discounted prices, reduced interest rate risk, and improving businesses, then these fixed-to-floating rate preferred units are worth considering for a spot in your diversified income-focused investment portfolio.
If you are looking for a high-yield preferred that just sold-off inappropriately (i.e. a baby that’s been thrown out with the bathwater), and one that also offers lower volatility and protection again the risks of rising interest rates, you might want to consider these fixed-to-floating preferreds, currently yielding nearly 10% and having just sold-off following the FERC’s MLP ruling on Thursday.