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value per share: Original post by Edriaan Koening of Demand Media A company could issue two different types of stocks: common stocks and preferred stocks. Preferred stocks cost more than common stocks, but they have some benefits for the investor. If the company liquidates its assets, preferred stockholders get paid first. Preferred stockholders may also get a certain amount of minimum dividends. The average issue…

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