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Symbol Description Security Type Remarks
ARCC Ares Capital Corp BDC Ares Capital specializes in investing in middle-market companies through debt and equity instruments
CODI Compass Diversified Holdings BDC* Acquires controlling interests in profitable small to middle market businesses with revenues of $10 Million to $40 Million.  Technically not a BDC, but acts like one.
FSC Fifth Street Finance BDC Invests in small and mid-sized companies.
MAIN Main Street Capital BDC Provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies with revenues in the $10 Million to $100 Million range.
MCC Medley Capital Corp BDC Medley Capital Corp. is a closed-end externally investment managed company. The company's investments include Senior Secured First Lien Term Loans, Senior Secured Second Lien Term Loans, Senior Secured Notes, Warrants and Minority Equity Securities
PSEC Prospect Capital Corp BDC Prospect Capital Corp. invests in middle market energy-related businesses located in the US. It provides financing in the form of mezzanine debt, senior secured debt, senior unsecured debt, publicly traded high-yield debt, bridge loans, private and public equity capital for acquisitions, divestitures, growth, development, project financings and recapitalization transactions
FEN First Trust Energy Income Closed End Fund The Fund seeks high total return with current income through investment in publicly traded MLPs and related public entities in the energy sector
HPF Hancock John Pfd Incm Fd Closed End Fund Slight premium to NAV however 8% dividend yield is all income and looking steady. Portfolio weighted to financials and utilities.
JMF Nuveen Energy MLP Total Return Closed End Fund The Fund seeks tax-advantaged total return by investing in a portfolio of Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) in the energy sector
PDT Hancock John Prem Div Fd Closed End Fund Selling very near NAV with yield of 6.7%. Heavily weighted to utilities.
UTG Reaves Utility Income Fd Closed End Fund Utility focused CEF with current yield near 6%. History of issuing special dividends on capital gains periodically. Only concern is current price is 6% over NAV
AMJ JP Morgan Alerian MLP Indx ETN JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides financial and investment banking services. It offers a range of investment banking products and services in all major capital markets, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, sophisticated risk management, mark...
GLD Spdr Gold Trust ETF SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion.
PFF Ishares S&P US Pfd Fund ETF The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index. The Index measures the performance of a selected group of preferred stocks listed on the NYSE, AMEX and the Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc.
T A T & T Inc New Common Stock Steady dividend payer and one of only 2 relevant national wireless providers.
MO Altria Group Inc Common Stock Parent company of Philip Morris. Strictly a free cash flow dividend play.
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Co Common Stock Bristol-Myers Squibb has built a strong portfolio of drugs and a robust pipeline. The company faces major patent losses beginning in 2012. Hopefully Bristol's next generation of drugs will fill the patent holes over the next decade. Recent disappointment on its Hepatitis C drug in development weighed on its stock price.
COP Conoco Phillips Common Stock ConocoPhillips made significant acquisitions over the past decade to boost reserves and increase production.  It recently spun off its  downstream assets into a separate company, Phillips 66.
AJG Gallagher Arthur J & Co Common Stock Most of AJG revenue comes from insurance brokerage. Gallagher advises corporate and institutional clients on managing risk and recommends insurance products from third-party providers. They are growing rapidly through acquisitions, and committed to their dividend.
GE General Electric Company Common Stock General Electric positions itself to be a leader in all markets in which it competes. The dividend is well covered by a 36% payout ratio of free cash flow.
INTC Intel Corp Common Stock Intel is still the gold standard in the chip business.  4.0% dividend secured by a 40 percent fcf ratio.
JNJ Johnson & Johnson Common Stock Johnson & Johnson stands alone as a leader across the major health-care industries, maintaining a diverse revenue base, a robust research pipeline, and exceptional cash-flow generation that together create a wide economic moat.
KRFT Kraft Foods Group Common Stock Kraft Foods Group, Inc. manufactures and markets food and beverage products, including convenient meals, refreshment beverages and coffee, cheese and other grocery products.
MCD McDonalds Corp Common Stock McDonald's generates revenue through 6,400 company-owned restaurants, and 27,100 franchised units in 119 countries.
MRK Merck & Co Inc Common Stock Merck & Co., Inc. discovers, develops and markets a broad range of human and animal health products. It is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets vaccines and medicines to address unmet medical needs.
NYB New York Community Bancorp Common Stock New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is a multi-bank holding company. It provides multi-family loans in New York City, with an emphasis on non-luxury apartment buildings.
PAYX Paychex Inc Common Stock The minimal amount of capital required for operations and the firm's significant competitive advantages have allowed this payroll processor to produce returns on invested capital that have averaged 70% over the past 10 years.
PSX Phillips 66 Common Stock Phillips 66 is an advantaged downstream energy company. It operates through the following businesses segments: Refining and Marketing, Midstream and Chemicals.
RDS/B Royal Dutch Shell B Adr Common/ADR Dutch oil giant swimming in free cash flow and committed to steady and increasing dividends
SDRL Seadrill Ltd Common Stock SeaDrill Ltd. is an offshore drilling contractor providing offshore drilling services to the oil and gas industry.
TROX Tronox Ltd Class A Common Stock Tronox Ltd. produces and markets mineral sands. Its mineral sands business consists primarily of two product streams: titanium feedstock and zircon. Titanium feedstock is used primarily to manufacture titanium ore or titanium dioxide (TiO2). Zircon, a hard glossy mineral is used for manufacturing ceramics, refractories, TV glass and a range of other industrial and chemical products. 
VZ Verizon Communications Common Stock Verizon Wireless' industry leadership has extended throughout 2011. With the iPhone in its arsenal,.device sales are ramping up in concert. Solid and secure 5% dividend payer.
WAG Walgreen Company Common Stock Walgreen Co. is engaged in the retail drugstore business. Its drugstores are engaged in the retail sale of prescription and non-prescription drugs and general merchandise, including household products, convenience and fresh foods, personal care, beauty care, photofinishing and candy
WM Waste Management, Inc. Common Stock Waste Management, Inc. provides waste management disposal and environmental services. It is a holding company and all operations are conducted by its subsidiaries. Its subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling, and disposal services.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc Common Stock Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats around the world. It operates through three business segments
WR Westar Energy Inc Common Stock Westar Energy--Kansas' largest electric utility--is now in the midst of one of the largest capital-investment programs relative to its size in the United States, which may put their historical practice of consistent dividend increases in jeopardy.
APU Amerigas Partners LP MLP AmeriGas Partners LP operates as a holding company, which through its subsidiary, AmeriGas Propane LP, is a retail propane distributor in the United States. The firm serves residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural and motor fuel propane customers.
CLMT Calumet Specialty Products MLP Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP is engaged in the production of specialty hydrocarbon products in North America.
KMP Kinder Morgan Energy LP MLP Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP is a pipeline transportation and energy storage company in North America. The company's pipelines transport natural gas, refined petroleum products, crude oil, carbon dioxide and other products, and its terminals store petroleum products and chemicals and handle bulk materials like coal and petroleum coke. I
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners MLP Magellan Midstream Partners LP is engaged in the transportation, storage and distribution of petroleum products, such as gasoline, diesel fuel and crude oil. The company operates through three segments: Petroleum Pipeline System, Petroleum Terminals and Ammonia Pipeline System
OKS Oneok Partners LP MLP ONEOK Partners LP is engaged gathering, processing, storage and transportation of natural gas in the United States. In addition, it owns the nation's premier natural gas liquids systems, connecting natural gas liquids supply in the Mid-Continent and Rocky Mountain regions with key market centers.
PNG PAA Natural Gas Storage LP MLP PAA Natural Gas Storage LP engages in acquisition, development, operation and commercial management of natural gas storage facilities. The company owns and operates two natural gas storage facilities located in Louisiana and Michigan. It provides flexible, reliable gas storage services to customers ...
PAA Plains All American Pipeline LP MLP Plains All American Pipeline LP provides interstate and intrastate crude oil transportation, storage and marketing services.
VNR Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC MLP Vanguard Natural Resources LLC is an oil and natural gas exploration company. The company is focused on the acquisition and development of mature long-lived natural gas and oil properties in the United States. Its properties are located in the Appalachian Basin in Kentucky and Tennessee,
WES Western Gas Partners LP MLP Western Gas Partners LP owns, operates, acquires and develops midstream energy assets. It operates into a single business segment which engages in gathering, compressing, processing, treating and transporting Anadarko and third party natural gas production in the United States.
DLRpE Digital Realty Tr E Pfd Preferred Stock Digital Realty Trust, Inc. owns, acquires, develops, redevelops and manages technology-related real estate. 7.00% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock. Call price $25 10/15/16
JPMpC Jp Morgan Chase 6.70%40 Preferred Stock JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm. 6.70% Capital Securities, Series CC. Call price $25 4/2/15
PREpD Partner-Re Ltd 6.50% Pfd Preferred Stock PartnerRe Ltd. is a leading global reinsurer, providing multi-line reinsurance to insurance companies. 6.50% Series D Cumul Redeem Preferred Shares. $25 call price after 11/5/09
PSApP Public Storage 6.50% Pfd Preferred Stock Public Storage is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that primarily acquires, develops, owns and operates self-storage facilities. 6.50% Dep Shares Cumul Preferred Stock.  Call price $25 10/7/15
WRBpA WR Berkley Tr 6.75% 45 Preferred Stock BUSINESS:  W.R. Berkley Corp., founded in 1967, is a holding company that through subsidiaries operates in broad segments of the property casualty insurance business & has five business segments: Regional Property Casualty Insurance, Reinsurance, Specialty Insurance, Alternative Markets & International.
BMR Biomed Realty Trust Inc REIT Biomed Realty Trust is a health-care real estate investment trust that specializes in life sciences real estate. It owns about 150 buildings that make up around 12.2 million square feet
CCG Campus Crest Communities REIT Campus Crest Communities, Inc. develops, builds, owns and manages purpose-built student housing properties. The company's properties are primarily located in medium-sized college and university markets. The company operates all of its properties under the Grove brand.
HCN Health Care Reit Inc REIT Health Care REIT, Inc., an S&P 500 company with headquarters in Toledo, Ohio, is a real estate investment trust that invests across the full spectrum of senior housing and health care real estate.
HPT Hospitality Properties Trust REIT Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust that provides services in hospitality and in travels. It operates through two segments: Hotel and Travel Center Real Estate Investments