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Return on Preferred Stock

Preferred Stock. Preferred stock of financially strong firms sometimes sells at lower yields than the bonds of those firms. For weaker firms, the preferred stock has a higher yield. What might explain this pattern?

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Preferred Stock

Preferred stock of financially strong firms sometimes sells at lower yields than the bonds of those firms. For weaker firms, the preferred stock has a higher yield. What might explain this pattern?

Yield is a function of risk. One of the risks that a preferred shareholder faces is default risk. Preferred stock ...

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Discusses the yields of preferred stock in reference to yield on bonds.

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