preferred share

Definition of "preferred share"
  1. A type of stock that gives the shareholder certain preferences over common stockholders, such as the right to receive dividends before others
How to use "preferred share" in a sentence
  1. As an investor who purchased a preferred share, she expected to receive dividends before any distributions were made to common shareholders.
  2. The company issued preferred shares to attract investors, offering them the safety of fixed dividends.
  3. Unlike common shares, preferred share holding does not confer voting rights to the shareholder.

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