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CUMULATIVE PREFERRED STOCK

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Definition:
Cumulative preferred stock is entitled to receive at a later date those dividends that accumulate during profitless years (dividends in arrears). During such years, common stock and regular preferred stock are generally paid no dividends.

Source Publication:
Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey Guide, Second Edition, International Monetary Fund, 2002, Washington DC. Appendix VI: Definition and Description of Instruments.

Hyperlink:
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/cpis/2002/pdf/cpis_index.pdf

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Thursday, August 01, 2002

Last updated on Monday, March 03, 2003