Updated: October 23, 2017
If I’ve heard it once I’ve heard it a thousand times: if you want big dividends, you can forget about getting big price upside, too.
Clearly, whoever came up with this “wisdom” is clueless about closed-end funds, where hefty 7%+ yields are common. Fast double-digit gains, too—especially if you follow the one true CEF profit indicator I’ll show you now.
It’s called the discount to net asset value (NAV), and you can find it on any online fund screener. In plain English, it’s the difference between a CEF’s market price and its “true” value—or what its underlying assets are worth.
Sounds simple, right?…