preferred stock


preferred stock

noun

Definition of PREFERRED STOCK

:  stock guaranteed priority by a corporation's charter over common stock in the payment of dividends and usually in the distribution of assets

First Known Use of PREFERRED STOCK

circa 1859

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: prefers
Previous Word in the Dictionary: preferred provider organization
All Words Near: preferred stock

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up preferred stock? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More