Preferred Stock

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Preferred Stock

 

a stock that pays a fixed return, as opposed to common stock, for which the dividend varies according to the profits of the joint-stock company.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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