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Tue Jul 1

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DougKLeDu published an article 2:38 PM

AFLAC Preferred Stock Remains Popular Despite Japan-Centric Risk

AFLAC's preferred stock, trading under the symbol AFSD, offers double-investment grade ratings, cumulative dividends and provides over double the current yield as the company's common stock.

Wed Jun 11

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DougKLeDu published an article 7:00 AM

AEGON, N.V. (ADR) Preferred Stock – $1.5B Redemptions May Create Opportunity for Remaining Issues

Dutch insurer AEGON, N.V., operating in the U.S. under the Transamerica brand, just redeemed two preferred stocks for $1.5 billion using cash on hand. AED, one of four AEGON preferreds that remains trading, may be worth consideration by those looking [more]

Fri May 2

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DougKLeDu published an article 8:00 AM

Allstate Insurance Corporation Preferred Stocks: Opportunities and Risks

Allstate's five income securities are providing about triple the yield as the company's common stock.

Tue Apr 1

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DougKLeDu published an article 11:38 AM

Were HSBC Preferred Stock Shareholders Cheated?

The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, has become the first investigating body to name HSBC, the UK's largest bank by both market capitalization and assets, and with 15 other banks in the two-year LIBOR rate manipulation probe. If [more]

Wed Mar 12

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DougKLeDu published an article 5:47 PM

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc Preferred Stock Is a Buy Today

Alexandria Realty's common stock has increased by 15 percent in two months. There's no way that pace is sustainable. But for those looking to share in the company's success, the series E preferred stock may be worth consideration as a lower risk [more]

Tue Jan 28

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DougKLeDu published an article 10:33 AM

Why CenturyLink and Bank of America Preferred Stocks Look Good Right Now

For different reasons, four specific preferred-stocks stand out among the crowd as January comes to a close.

Fri Jan 3

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DougKLeDu published an article 8:42 AM

CenturyLink Preferred Stock Aces This 4-Way Test

This four-step method for selecting preferred stocks identifies CenturyLink’s CTW as a security worthy of your consideration as we start 2014.

Sun Dec 1

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DougKLeDu published an article 3:17 PM

Quick Money for the New Year: High-Quality Preferred Stocks Paying December Dividends

Between Dec. 11 and Dec. 30, 10 high-quality preferred stocks will pay out dividends with an average current yield of 7.1%.

Fri Nov 1

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DougKLeDu published an article 9:09 PM

How Much Did LIBOR Manipulation Cost Preferred-Stock Investors?

Preferred-stock investors holding shares of variable-rate preferred stocks using the LIBOR rate to pay dividends between 2005 and October 2008 may have been shorted millions in dividend income.

Tue Oct 22

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DougKLeDu published an article 6:15 PM

Preferred-Stock Investors See More Choices in Today’s Market

As preferred stock yields have increased over the last few months, fewer preferreds are being retired by their issuers leaving more choices available for today's preferred stock buyers.

Thu Oct 3

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DougKLeDu published an article 8:04 PM

Investment-Grade Preferred Stocks Available for Less Than $25

Now that the market prices of high quality preferred stocks have returned to their pre-QE2 levels and dividend yields are back to their 7% long-term average, preferred stock investors have many more choices to pick from.

Thu Sep 19

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DougKLeDu published an article 2:04 PM

Selecting the Highest-Quality Preferred Stocks

Income investors are too often told that preferred stocks are complicated or require too much work to understand. But applying three simple criteria makes them look much more safe and simple.

Mon Sep 9

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DougKLeDu published an article 11:25 AM

Preferred-Stock Investors Now More Risk-Tolerant With Bank Preferreds

According to Moody's Investors Service, those investing in new bank-issued preferred stocks are not receiving the rewards that they deserve.

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