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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The dividends on the Series A Preferred Stock, Series B Preferred Stock, Series C Preferred Stock, Series D Preferred Stock, Series I Preferred Stock, Series J Preferred Stock, Series K Preferred Stock and Series L Preferred Stock will be paid on November 10, 2014 to preferred shareholders of record on October 26, 2014.
The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 amended sections 351, 354, 355, 356 and 1036 of the Internal Revenue Code to, in general, treat certain preferred stock as "property other than stock" for purposes of the specified sections.
354, 355 and 356 with the treatment of rights to acquire "nonqualified preferred stock.
In addition, it appears the transferor could have avoided having the common stock included in his estate by subsequently transferring the retained preferred stock or eliminating other rights prior to death.
2701 is aimed at preventing undervaluation of common stock given by a parent to his children, based on an excessive value ascribed to the preferred stock retained by the parent.
Dividends on convertible preferred stock are taken into account to determine income that's applicable to common stock.

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