Preferred Stock Offering Companies
June 17, 2013 12:57am CST
Preferred stock is a kind of a stock. It’s not as risky as common stock and provides many advantages to the investors. One of the benefits of preferred stock is lower risk. In the event a company runs into trouble and is forced to liquidate, preferred stockholders are paid first after debts obligations are met. These stocks are also less volatile than common stock. Another important characteristic of preferred share is that sometimes, they give their owners the right to convert that preferred stock into common stock at a prearranged price.