Question: How can I find out which companies issue preferred shares of stock?
A preferred stock is a class of ownership in a corporation that has a higher claim on its assets and earnings than common stock. Preferred stocks generally have a dividend that must be paid out before dividends to common stockholders, and the stock usually does not carry voting rights.
Go to the Business Library's Company & Financial Information section for links to useful resources including a link to the following suggested resource.
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage: Go to the Screening tab and choose Equities. Choose Equity Details and then Security Type, Preferred Stock.
On the Business Library's article, news page:
Check in the Wall Street Journal: Go to Markets, Market Data, US Stocks, Closing Markets Statistics, Preferred Stocks for a list of publicly traded preferred company stocks.