Preferred Stock

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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.

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Following this redemption procedure, the total number of preference shares will be approximately 2,100,000.
The warrant was issued to the Government of Bermuda in June 2009 pursuant to the Preference Shares Guarantee Agreement.
The total number of the Offshore Preference Shares to be issued is 44,400,000.
In accordance with the terms of the Preference Shares, the number of Weyerhaeuser common shares issuable on conversion of the Preference Shares was determined based on the average of the volume weighted average price of Weyerhaeuser common shares over the 20-trading-day period beginning June 1, 2016 and ending on June 28, 2016.
Preference shares are securities issued by a company that do not carry voting rights like ordinary shares.
The total number of shares in SAS will amount to 336,000,000 after the issue, of which 329,000,000 are common shares and 7,000,000 are preference shares.
8 June 2011 - Swedish real estate company Fastighets AB Balder (STO: BALD B) announced today a decision to expand its preference share issue for the second time to SEK1bn from SEK850m to meet high demand from investors.
The Preference Shares are not redeemable prior to December 1, 2017.