http://messages.finance.yahoo.com/Stocks_%28A_to_Z%29/Stocks_C/threadview?m=te&bn=3748&tid=10091&mid=10091&tof=1&frt=1#10091I did a little analysis of CLCT vs BID on the CLCT board. For those not familiar with CLCT, they are the BID of the coin/stamp world. Rather than auctions, they grade the assets.CLCT pays a great dividend, 8.5% and has tracked BID for the past 2 years. So if you like the segment but would rather have a dividend, then CLCT is the better choiceI noticed BID sold off almost 10% in the past few days. If it paid a dividend like CLCT, swings like that just wouldn't happen.
http://finance.yahoo.com/q/bc?s=BID&t=5d&l=on&z=m&q=l&c=clctCLCT has held it's price during this tumult due to its high dividend yield of over 8%. Big swing in performance during this big drop makes me want to hold CLCT over BID.In fact at one point today, CLCT almost made a new high. BID is almost 25% from its high now
Collectors Universe Inc (CLCT:$14.17,00$1.36,0010.62%) crossed above its 52-week high of $14.64 on 1:37 PM ET on May 07, 2010.