PRINCETON, N.J., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickerspy (http://www.tickerspy.com), an investing website featuring over 250 unique, proprietary Indexes, announced the creation of the Business Development Company (BDC) Stocks Index, which includes among its components TICC Capital (Nasdaq: TICC), Blackrock Kelso Capital (Nasdaq: BKCC), Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI), Fifth Street Finance (NYSE: FSC) and Hercules Technology Growth Capital (Nasdaq: HTGC).
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The Business Development Company (BDC) Stocks Index is up 5.4% versus 4% for the S&P 500 over the last month, as investors look to these uniquely structured firms for their high payouts and potential for appreciation. Components in the Business Development Company (BDC) Stocks Index offer an average yield of 7.7%, and the Index as a whole has outperformed the S&P 500 by over 5% since the start of 2008.
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