Preference Shares

What is a share?
A share represents a unit of ownership in a company, giving the shareholder a claim on part of the company’s assets and earnings. The value of shares can ch...
Thu, 4 Jul, 2024 at 10:33 AM
What is a preference share?
A preference share is a type of equity security that provides a fixed dividend to shareholders before any dividends are paid to common shareholders. Prefere...
Thu, 4 Jul, 2024 at 10:35 AM
How do preference shares differ from normal shares or equities?
Dividend Priority: Preference shares receive dividends before common shares, ensuring that preference shareholders are paid first. Fixed Divide...
Thu, 4 Jul, 2024 at 10:41 AM
What are the different types of preference shares
These are the types of preference shares: Cumulative : Any dividends missed by the company will be made up in the future. Non-cumulative: Missed dividend...
Tue, 18 Jun, 2024 at 5:42 PM
What is the dividend rate?
The dividend rate is the annual return payable to shareholders as a percentage of the nominal/face value of their holdings.  As an example, the Water Fi...
Thu, 4 Jul, 2024 at 10:43 AM
How risky are preference shares as an investment?
While all investments carry some level of risk, preference shares are generally considered less risky than common shares due to their fixed dividend payment...
Thu, 4 Jul, 2024 at 10:48 AM
Who is the ideal preference share investor
Preference Shares are ideal for investors seeking a reliable dividend stream and a lower-risk investment compared to ordinary shares. Each potential Inv...
Tue, 18 Jun, 2024 at 5:43 PM
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