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Define the following terms regarding preferred stock: (a) dividend preference, (b) cumulative, (c) participating, id) convertible, (e) warrants, (f) callable, and (g) redeemable.

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Define the following terms related to the preferred stock: a) dividend preference, b) cumulative, c) participating, d) convertible, e) warrants, f) callable, and g) redeemable.

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Preferred stock: The stock that provides a fixed amount of return (dividend) to its stockholder before paying dividends to common stockholders is referred as preferred stock.

Define the given terms related to preferred stock:

a) Dividend preferenceIt is a right of the preferred shoulders’ to receive the any applicable dividend prior to the common stockholders’
b) Cumulative This feature implies that a preferred stockholder is entitled to receive dividends for the current year plus any unpaid dividends of the previous years, before the dividends paid to the common stockholders.
c) Participating Shareholders’ who are holding these shares will participate in dividend distribution along with common stock holders in any excess dividends...

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