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(pref'er-ents),
Choice, decision, or predilection for one health care option over others (for example, treatments, operations).
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M&T Bank Corporation (NYSE: MTB) has announced it is calling for redemption of all outstanding shares of its 6.375% Fixed Rate Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A (the "Series A Preferred Stock") and all outstanding shares of its 6.375% Fixed Rate Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series C (the "Series C Preferred Stock"), the company said.
The Series D Depositary Shares (NYSE: BBT PRD, CUSIP: 054937206), each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a share of Series D Preferred Stock, and the Series E Depositary Shares (NYSE: BBT PRE, CUSIP: 054937404), each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a share of Series E Preferred Stock, will be redeemed simultaneously with the redemption of the respective Series D Preferred Stock or Series E Preferred Stock, in each case at a redemption price of $25 per depositary share (equivalent to $25,000 per share of preferred stock).
Compared to bonds, preferred shares seem to be more attractive for the following reasons:
Additionally, Fitch believes the difference in default risk between the senior preferred and senior non-preferred senior debt will initially be very small until the bank has larger buffers of senior non-preferred debt.
As one of the newest members of Preferred, Ginger's Jewelry is now part of an elite, international network of independent retail jewelers who are dedicated to providing excellence in service, support and value.
The dividend on the Series A Preferred Stock and Series B Preferred Stock is payable on May 31, 2018 to holders of record at the close of business on May 21, 2018.
According to Cnet, it was found that women aged 40-49 years preferred Samsung, while men aged 50-59 years preferred Apple.
While the SVO had historically considered hybrid securities to be bond-like, the SVO in March reclassified a hybrid security--a $300 million Enhanced Capital Advantaged Preferred security issued by an affiliate of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.--as common stock.
S by transferring $20 in exchange for common stock, asset Z, with a $130 basis and a $100 fair market value (FMV), and preferred stock.
These two forms of the DELES are similar in structure, yet the items vary slightly in order to investigate students' learning environment preferences early in a class (Preferred form) and their perceptions during a class (Actual form).
It should be noted that the students who preferred traditional instruction and hard copy materials were non-traditional students over the age of thirty-five.
A preferred stock is a security that combines some of the features of both bonds and common stocks.