Preferred stocks are a great way for investors to secure high yields. These three offer safe, 8% yields. More
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Preferred stock may have a higher price than its rival common stock, but the extra benefits outweigh the difference in price. Owners of preferred stock have priority in dividend distribution and, in the event of liquidation, have first priority in collecting assets. Some preferred stock even grants the owner voting rights in a company. However, companies are hesitant to offer preferred stock as it has a higher cost to the company in terms of raising capital, though many companies still offer it.
Preferred stocks and iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF (PFF) offer high yields and a favorable risk-reward profile. It's time to give the PFF ETF another look. More
Preferred stocks are one of the best sources for dividend yield. They not only offer big payouts, but a little more security than traditional dividends. More
Investing in preferred stocks is a great way to find yield, but avoid the hassle of singling out specific shares and invest in funds instead. More