CONSIDER SOME PREFERRED STOCKS FOR YOUR PORTFOLIO

October 21, 2016

CONSIDER SOME PREFERRED STOCKS FOR YOUR PORTFOLIO

PREFERRED STOCKS:

  • A kind of hybrid security, sits between bonds and stocks in company’s capitalization structure
  • Junior to bonds, but senior to common stocks in claims on assets
  • Currently yield more than investment grade bond equivalents
  • Bond interest is taxed at regular personal income tax rate
  • Most preferred stock dividends taxed at lower long-term capital gains rate

Burt Malkiel’s: “The ‘Preferred’ Path to Higher Returns

Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.


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