Answered By: Barbara Coffey
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2019     Views: 14

Preferred stocks differ from common stock in several ways.  Preferred stocks have dividends.  The payment of the preferred stock dividends comes before the payment of dividends to the common stock.  Common stock holders have voting rights, while preferred stock holders do not.  In these ways, preferred stocks are similar to bonds.  Interest gets paid to bond holders before dividends get paid to common stock holders, and bond holders have no voting rights.  

  • Thomson One Banker.
    • Click Screening & Analysis, in the left-side column,
    • then Deals & League Tables,
    • then Equity.
    • Search in Security Type for preferred.
  • Bloomberg - Use F7 the Pfd key.

CRSP does not have pricing data for preferred stock. 

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