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Treasury prices are sharply lower, but high yield (HYG +0.6%) is enjoying a nice bounce after a...

Treasury prices are sharply lower, but high yield (HYG +0.6%) is enjoying a nice bounce after a rough few weeks. The move is translating into higher prices for BDCs (BDCS +1.5%) - whose assets are somewhat comparable to junk debt. Leading: Prospect (PSEC +1.2%), Main Street (MAIN +2.2%), Triangle (TCAP +1%), MCG (MCGC +1.6%), American Capital (ACAS +1.7%), Fifth Street (FSC +1.1%), and Golub (GBDC +0.9%). As SA's Alberto Alfonso points out, American Capital - for one - can take advantage of recent declines to buy back even more shares at well below book value.
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  • shangen
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    "Somewhat comparable to junk"? Oh come on you're hurting my feelings... Scott Hangen
    9 Jun 2013, 10:22 AM Reply Like
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