Preferred Stock: Understanding Investment Performance


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Stocks are _____.

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1. Dividends are _____.

2. How are preferred stocks different from regular stocks?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your knowledge of preferred stocks and their investment performance will be tested with this quiz. You'll not only have to know definitions related to this topic but also solve problems as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Look for questions about:

  • Definition of stocks
  • What dividends are
  • Difference between preferred and regular stocks
  • Finding the profit in a given scenario
  • Calculating the dividends in a problem

Skills Practiced

You'll have the opportunity to use these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding dividends and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve a stock dividend problem
  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as preferred and regular stocks

Additional Learning

Learn more about why many keep their eye on that ticker by going through the lesson titled Preferred Stock: Understanding Investment Performance. This lesson will help you:

  • Describe what happens when you buy stocks
  • Identify when dividends would be given to each type of stock
  • Understand how to increase money from stocks