A mandatory service in any investors’ portfolio should be a high dividend paying asset that produces a regular yield on monthly pay out basis. In fact a much safer way to facilitate this is through Preferred Securities ETF or in other words, a fund that tracks the performances of the S&P Enhanced Yield Northern America Preferential Stock index.|A much safer way to facilitate this is through Preferred Securities ETF or in other words, a fund that tracks the performances of the S&P Enhanced Yield Northern America Preferential Stock index.} The index has given an annualized returns of 4.79 % since last five years and on most occasions outperformed its bigger cousin S&P US preferred index.
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The North American Yield index depends on the performance of the highest yielding preference equities listed on USA and Canada Exchanges. Of course the market caps and minimum liquidity is also a criteria. Equity smart the benchmark is heaviest on Credit Suisse which along with American International, Wells Fargo Capital makes the top three equities.
HSBC Holdings, which is a part of the aforesaid benchmark with +3 % allocations has given a yearly yield of +7.74 %.
Vis a Vis common stocks, these are less volatile and bestow a sufficient yield quite similar to top yielding bonds. Preferreds as they are commonly called provide safety that is also closer to bonds in a company lock down scenario, hence most analyst consider them as hybrids or a cross between stocks and bonds. Continue reading