Convertible Bonds - A Hybrid Security

In the United States, there are more than $100 billion of convertible bonds that can be converted into stock. Though somewhat more subject to price movements than regular corporate bonds, high-grade convertible bonds have from 1960 through 1994 provided a modestly better yield for investors.

Security Annual return

Convertible bonds 9.9%

(The Carmack Group)

Bonds 7.1%

(Salomon Brothers index)

Stocks 10.3%

(S & P 500)

Source: The Carmack Group

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK