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3 Business Development Companies Yielding Over 5%

Business development companies (BDCs) typically have high dividend yields, as they are required to distribute substantially all — at least 90% — of their earnings to shareholders.

BDCs receive favorable tax treatment and, in return, they aren’t allowed to retain earnings in the same way other companies are.

As a result, dividend yields in the sector are usually above 5%. This article will discuss three BDCs with high dividend yields, which could be attractive for income investors.

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