preference stock

A security that ranks junior to preferred stock but senior to common stock in the right to receive payments from the firm; essentially junior preferred stock. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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preference stock UK US noun [C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
PREFERRED STOCK(Cf. ↑preferred stock)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • preference stock — noun Britain : preferred stock * * * Brit. See preferred stock. [1855 60] * * * preference shares, preference stock, preferential shares or preferential stock plural noun Shares or stock on which d …   Useful english dictionary

  • Preference stock — A security that ranks junior to preferred stock but senior to common stock in the right to receive payments from the firm; essentially junior preferred stock. * * * preference stock preference stock ➔ stock1 * * * preference stock UK US noun [C]… …   Financial and business terms

  • preference stock — Prefer Pre*fer , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Preferred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Preferring}.] [F. pr[ e]f[ e]rer, L. praeferre; prae before + ferre to bear or carry. See 1st {Bear}.] 1. To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • preference stock — /ˈprɛfrəns stɒk/ (say prefruhns stok) noun stock in a company which entitles the holder to preferential rights in respect of dividends over holders of other classes of stock or shares, as ordinary or deferred …   Australian English dictionary

  • preference stock — Brit. See preferred stock. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • participating preference stock — UK US noun [C] US FINANCE, STOCK MARKET ► PARTICIPATING PREFERRED SHARE(Cf. ↑participating preferred share) …   Financial and business terms

  • Preference (disambiguation) — Preference might mean: *Preference, as the term is used in social science*Preference stock, a form of preferred stock*Preference or preferans, a card game*Unfair preference, a legal term …   Wikipedia

  • stock — physical items ( inventory) that a business uses in its production process or has for sale in the ordinary course of doing business. Glossary of Business Terms Ownership of a corporation indicated by shares, which represent a piece of the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Stock — Ownership of a corporation which is represented by shares which represent a piece of the corporation s assets and earnings. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. stock stock 1 [stɒk ǁ stɑːk] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] especially… …   Financial and business terms

  • preference share — preferred shares of a corporation that have first claim to preferred dividends. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary A type of share that pays a fixed percentage dividend. Preference shareholders come before the ordinary shareholder when it comes to… …   Financial and business terms

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