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Author: Rayvt Big gold star, 5000 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 76095  
Subject: Re: Preferred Stocks Date: 1/28/2011 10:15 PM
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How does one find which companies have issue preferred stock?

... www.quantumonline.com


Another is
http://www.preferredstockinvesting.blogspot.com/
He pushes his book pretty heavily, but there is a lot of good info to be gleened. The book is only $18 and IMHO it is worth it.

...provision that allows the issuer to defer payment of interest for sometimes 20 quarters without penalty. I am not aware of any that have suspended payment under this provision
Ford did.
I made a nice profit on F-S, buying it at a 43% discount after Jim Cramer mentioned it several times (and after doing my own due diligence). They suspended the dividend on 4/09 and paid all the deferred dividend of $5.08 on 7/10. (That was a spec, though. In my preferred stock portfolio I *never* buy one that has ever suspended dividends.)
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