Income generation is a very crucial part of returns for a lot of investors. Dividends are usually less volatile compared to share price movements; although a significant share price movement with many strings attached can impact dividends. The income returns from holding a security over a period can be referred to as yield. It is hence wise to invest in businesses that have a reliable dividend history and have every chance of growing at a good rate providing a great yield, and this is what an ideal investment scenario for a person looking for long term income stream would look like.
Naos Emerging Opportunities Company Limited (ASX: NCC) is known to provide exposure to listed entities outside the S&P/ASX 100 Accumulation Index. The stock traded at a market price of $1.230 with no price change since August 13, 2018. The stock has an annual dividend yield of 5.89% which is fully franked as at Aug 15, 2018, market open. The most recent dividend was 3.75c for which the dividend ex-date was March 12, 2018 and pay date was March 28, 2018. NCC mostly invests in micro-cap industrial companies with a market cap of less than $250 million, which brings portfolio performance since inception of 5 years and 5 months to +117.34% compared to the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation index which has returned +42.15%. The group has generally maintained a decent dividend stream over the last few years.
Historical dividend for NCC, Source: Company Reports
Clime Capital Limited (ASX: CAM) is a listed investment company which is investing pre-dominantly in ASX listed securities with good potential. The stock was trading at a market price of $0.900 which is close to its 52-week high and has seen a daily price change of $0.003 or a percentage change of 0.334% on August 14, 2018. The stock has an annual dividend yield of 5.56% which is fully franked. CAM usually pays the quarterly dividends in the month of January, April, July and October. To CAM Convertible Note Holders at a coupon rate of 6.25% per annum, CAM pays quarterly interest. On 12 September 2018 for the period 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2018, the next interest payment of 1.512 cents per note will be made.
Dividend Information, Source: Company Reports
WAM Research Limited (ASX: WAX) is a financial sector company which invests in undervalued growth companies that are generally small to mid-cap. The stock was trading at a market price of $1.610 which is close to its 52-week high and has seen a daily price change of -$0.025 or a percentage change of -1.529% on August 15, 2018, market open. The stock has an annual dividend yield of 5.66% which is fully franked as at Aug 15, 2018. The most recent dividend was 4.75c for which the dividend ex-date was April 12, 2018 and pay date was April 27, 2018. In last three months, the stock has risen about 10% while the portfolio enhanced only by 0.7% in the month of July and has underperformed the S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Accumulation Index amid trade related tensions. However, the portfolio has outperformed the index by 8.5% since inception.
Historical Dividends for WAX, Source: Company Reports
The Income available from dividends remains attractive for many investors.
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