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expected return preferred: Original post by Wilhelm Schnotz of Demand Media The value of common stock -- the type of corporate stock traded on the markets -- is determined by a variety of factors, such as its operational expenses and profit rates. Preferred stock holders receive a constant dividend, which is paid prior to determining profits to declare common-stock dividends. Because of its constant dividends, calculating…

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