Advertising

Preferred shares

• Preferred shares give investors a fixed dividend from the company's earnings. And more importantly: preferred shareholders get paid before common shareholders. See: preferred stock.

 
 Embedded terms in definition
 Dividend
Earnings
Preferred stock
Shareholders
Shares
Stock
 
 Related Terms
 

<< Preferred habitat theory Preferred stock >>

What to Know Before Declaring Your Financial Independence: Twenty-somethings may not realize it, but every time they enter a new phase of their life as young adults - perhaps starting college, a career or a family - they're also venturing into a new world of money management. Here are ways to be prepared. More...

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Advertising



Copyright 2009-2018 GVC. All rights reserved.