Question and answer
When and why do corporations issue common and preferred stock?
Corporations issue preferred stocks to raise cash. Although you buy or sell them the same way you trade regular stocks, preferreds are more like bonds than common stocks. [ Investors buy them for the steady dividends, which typically equate to 4% to 8% yields. Most preferreds pay dividends quarterly. ]
Expert answered|migzptz|Points 3978|
Question
Asked 12/8/2011 8:24:14 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Does the partnership really have to reconstitute itself legally, and, if so, would it be wise to do so without a formal agreement?
Weegy: Generally, filing business certificates with your county clerk (or secretary of state) does not absolutely require a lawyer's help. If it did, all of the online business filing companies you see popping up would be out of business. [ [ That said, business certificates (or business licenses as they are sometimes called) are legal documents. And, while I might be biased, I believe it's good business hygiene to consult with an attorney whenever you are faced with a legal document. In addition, going into business with your son raises a whole host of issues concerning your ownership, management and entitlement to profits from your business. Without the proper documentation, state laws often contain default provisions that make assumptions--and those assumptions may not match how you want to run your company. Another good reason to have a lawyer on your team. ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 12/2/2011 8:02:16 PM
0 Answers/Comments
For what reasons do corporations acquire treasury stock and how does treasury stock affect stockholders’ equity?
Weegy: When a company issues stock, net assets and stockholders equity increase because the company receives an asset, usually cash, in exchange for the stock. [ Similarly, when a company repurchases its own stock, net assets and stockholders equity decrease because the company used assets, generally cash, to repurchase the stock. ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 12/8/2011 8:29:36 PM
0 Answers/Comments
19,238,818 questions answered
Popular Conversations
The slope of the line passing through the points (-1, 5) and (3, 5) ...
Weegy: (-1) * 5 = -5 User: what is the slope of the line passing thru (0,4) and (-8,-1) User: What is the slope of ...
1/29/2015 4:21:11 AM| 2 Answers
true or false. A pronoun is a noun substitute.
Weegy: They is a pronoun. User: true or false. A noun indicates the action in a sentence.
1/29/2015 8:22:51 AM| 2 Answers
Select the correctly written sentence in this group. a. Without a ...
Weegy: The correct sentence is: Without a plan for the weekend, we decided to take in a Saturday matinee. User: ...
1/29/2015 4:16:00 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
Points 2064 [Total 2085]| Ratings 0| Comments 2064| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
L
P
Points 1370 [Total 6647]| Ratings 0| Comments 1370| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
P
P
Points 716 [Total 15727]| Ratings 1| Comments 706| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 438 [Total 1119]| Ratings 2| Comments 418| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 303 [Total 7003]| Ratings 1| Comments 293| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 121 [Total 136]| Ratings 1| Comments 111| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 92 [Total 6680]| Ratings 1| Comments 82| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 83 [Total 1644]| Ratings 0| Comments 83| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 63 [Total 445]| Ratings 0| Comments 63| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 50 [Total 52]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 5|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.