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Do all Canadian preferred stocks for retail investors trade on stock exchanges?

In Canada, do all retail-investor-accessible preferred stocks (i.e. those preferred stocks that can be bought by retail investors) trade on stock exchanges (e.g. on the Toronto Stock Exchange)? Or is ...
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Redemption of preferred shares from the issuer

Why the issuer has motivation to redeem preferred shares at par value when they would otherwise trade (on the basis of dividends,maturity and required rate of return) above par value ? For me this ...
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Calculating preferred share conversions to common using weighted average

I am trying to make an informed decision as to whether or not to invest in a private startup company by exercising vested options from a grant I obtained while working for the company as an employee. ...
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Why don't preferred stocks have the same holding period as common stocks to be considered as qualified dividends?

I read on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qualified_dividend: You must have held the stock for more than 60 days during the 121-day period that begins 60 days before the ex-dividend date. The ex-...
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Why did Xiaomi register a loss for issuing preferred stocks?

I read in this article the following: Xiaomi previously registered a 43.9 billion RMB ($6.9 billion) loss in 2017 on account of issuing preferred shares to investors (54 billion RMB) but it did post a ...
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Earnings coverage calculation confusion

I am working my way through security analysis by Benjamin Graham (sixth edition) and have come across some calculations that do not make sense to me. This is the paragraph that precedes the data that ...
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Preference shares vs. common shares and overall holding structure for a public company?

I am trying to understand the overall holding picture for a listed company — like, there can be preference shares, common shares (free float), etc. My questions are: It would be really great ...
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