The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond has climbed above 2.3%, up from 1.7% in January.
Credit is a crucial element in exploration and production.
The company has two supporting strengths.
Holding short duration, non-public bonds has enabled fund manager Thomas Carney to boost the yield in the Weitz Short-Intermediate Income Fund.
The resumption of preferred dividend payments offers some choices.
In a rising-rate environment, they maintain their yields.