BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Fund | BDJ

BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Fund (BDJ) is a popular U.S stock closed end fund. The fund invests mainly in equity securities and through utilizing an options strategy. This fund objective is to provide current income and capital appreciation.

This BlackRock fund has a high yield of 6.77%. This yield is paid in monthly frequency. The fund managers are Kathleen Anderson, Kyle McClements, and Bob Shearer. The current market share price is $8.30. Its expense fee is low, only 0.16%.

BDJ Fund Profile

    BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Fund | BDJ
  • Fund Inception Date: 08/26/2005
  • Ticker Symbol: BDJ
  • CUSIP: 09251A104
  • Rank in category (2014): 62%
  • Category: US Equity - Covered Call
  • Yield: 6.77%
  • Effective Leverage: 0%
  • Capital Gains: -
  • Premium/ Discount: -9.39%
  • Base Expense Ratio: 0.16%
  • Net Assets: $ 1.73 billion

T. Rowe Price Global Technology Fund | PRGTX

T. Rowe Price Global Technology Fund (PRGTX) is a popular sector stock mutual fund. This equity fund invests mainly in global technology companies. Most of the companies are expected to generate a majority of their revenues from the development, advancement, and use of technology.

This mutual fund objective is to provide long term capital growth. The fund manager is Joshua K. Spencer. There is no yield currently. Its expense fee is 0.91% per year. It has $1.97 billion of assets. This mutual fund has no sales load. It has a high portfolio turnover rate of 229%.

PRGTX Fund Profile

    T. Rowe Price Global Technology Fund | PRGTX
  • Fund Inception Date: 09/29/2000
  • Ticker Symbol: PRGTX
  • CUSIP: 741494108
  • Beta (3yr): 0.99
  • Rank in category (YTD): 1%
  • Category: Technology
  • Yield: 0.00%
  • Capital Gains: -
  • Expense Ratio: 0.91%
  • Net Assets: $ 1.97 billion
  • Number of Years Up: 10 years
  • Number of Years Down: 4 years

Silver Stocks

Silver stocks are part of basic materials stock sector. Silver firms include mining and streaming companies for silver. Many times, these companies also look for other precious metals or non-precious metals such as gold, copper, zinc, and nickel.

Most of these businesses are structured as corporations. Silver companies might not offer any dividend yields due to the inherently volatile nature of commodity prices. Some may offer a little yield for income investors.

Silver Companies List

Silver is considerably less valuable than gold, sure, but it’s still more valuable than many of the other metals. Silver is a precious metal with an inherent softness. Silver also has a high conductivity of electricity as well as temperature. When investing in cyclical businesses like mining, tailwinds are always something you need to consider.

Silver companies are:
    Silver Stocks
  • Silver Wheaton Corp. (SLW)
  • Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS)
  • Hecla Mining Co. (HL)
  • Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE)
  • First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG)
  • Silver Standard Resources Inc. (SSRI)
  • MAG Silver Corp. (MVG)
  • Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM)
  • Endeavour Silver Corp. (EXK)
  • Silvercorp Metals Inc. (SVM)
  • Great Panther Silver Ltd (GPL)

Mutual Funds