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preferred stock information: Original post by Matt McGew of Demand Media Preferred stock is a type of stock that pays a fixed dividend rate based on the par value, or issue price, of the preferred stock. In most cases, preferred stockholders have no voting rights, but receive payment of dividends before common shareholders. In addition, in the event of liquidation, preferred stockholders will also receive payment prior to…

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