Definition of cumulative preferred stock in English:

Share this entry

cumulative preferred stock

noun

A preferred stock whose annual fixed-rate dividend, if it cannot be paid in any year, accrues until it can and is paid before common dividends.
Example sentences
  • Shares could also be issued, for example cumulative preference shares with a dividend calculated to reflect the amount of interest and principal received.
  • According to the notice, the redeemable cumulative preference shares are redeemable not later than 20 years from the date of allotment.
  • The nominal value of each cumulative preference share changed to 0.12 Euros.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: cu·mu·la·tive pre·ferred stock

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.