Will Fallen Angel Bonds Continue to Capture Solid Returns?
VanEck How fallen angels may complement high yield portfolios Income investors may want to consider fallen angels as a complement to their high yield bond allocations given their higher credit…
VanEck How the fallen angel sector exposure has made a difference The volume of fallen angel bonds in the market is increased primarily by deteriorating fundamentals of individual investment-grade bond…
VanEck Given these uncertainties, high yield bond investors may want to ratchet up the credit quality of their portfolios. Fallen angels can be a source of higher quality high yield…
VanEck Fallen angel high yield bonds were up 4.8% year to date through April 30, outperforming the broader high yield bond market which rose 3.9%.1 (This follows 2016’s strong performance which…
In April 2017, 17 of the 29 analysts covering Citigroup (C) stock, or ~58.6%, gave it “buy” or “strong buy” ratings.
AIG’s analyst ratings have remained stable to positive over the past few months on improved earnings in 3Q16 and expectations for 4Q16.
In 4Q16, American International Group (AIG) spent $206.0 million on restructuring initiatives that target inefficiencies and expense reduction.
AIG saw a sequential as well as year-over-year fall in operating income for 4Q16 on weaker performance in its commercial segment.
American International Group (AIG) deploys cash flows for organic expansion, new offerings, and technology upgrades to increase its presence globally.
American International Group (AIG) has seen steep losses in the recent quarter, resulting in weaker operating flows for 2016.
American International Group (AIG) saw higher adverse development due to higher claims, led by losses in its liability and financial lines.
American International Group’s (AIG) Consumer Insurance division has seen restructuring, new partnerships, and divestitures amid volatile performance.
American International Group (AIG) stock has fallen steeply over the past few trading sessions, mainly due to weaker operating performance and a net loss in 4Q16.
Many investors look to the stock performance in January to predict results for the whole year.
Opportunistic tax-loss selling, $46 billion in maturities and coupon payments, and constrained supplies in municipal bonds all point to one thing: the January Effect may be a “slam dunk.”
Treasuries recorded a spike in their yields last year due to the sell-off after Donald Trump’s victory.
The January Effect is a rise in asset prices often (but not always) observed throughout the month of January. There are a number of theories as to why this happens.
In 3Q16, AIG’s debt-to-total-capital ratio rose to 36% compared with 31% in 2Q15, which was mainly due to higher debt and share repurchases.
American International Group’s (AIG) stock has risen more than 14% and 31% over the past three and six months, respectively.
In 3Q16, AIG declared a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share totaling $338 million, translating into an annualized dividend yield of 1.9%.