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DECEMBER 2014

Issue 93

In This Issue:

High Quality Preferred Stocks

Preferred Stock News

Special Announcement

More Preferred Stock Research

Free Special Offer

 

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NEW THIS MONTH - WE ARE INTRODUCING AN ALL NEW LOOK FOR THE CDx3 Newsletter!

Bigger, clearer text with huge, easy-to-read charts and clutter-free links to more resources - just for preferred stocks investors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

from Doug K. Le Du

 

Preferred stock researcher

PortfolioChannel contributor

Syndicated writer

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HIGH QUALITY PREFERRED STOCKS

 

Top 10 Investment Grade, Cumulative Preferreds Under $25

 

The ten highest quality preferred stocks that are selling for a sub-$25 market price are offering income investors an average 6.0 percent current yield in today's preferred stock marketplace.

 

I used our search engine to look for preferred stocks and exchange-traded debt securities (ETDs) that are currently trading below their $25 par value, have cumulative dividends and offer investment grade ratings from Moody's Investors Service. There were a total of 921 preferred stocks and ETDs trading on U.S. stock exchanges as November 2014 came to a close. Of these 921, these ten high quality issues are currently trading below their $25 par value...

 


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PREFERRED STOCK NEWS

 

Are Lower Tax Preferred Stock Dividends Really a Better Deal?

 

Preferred stock investors who acquire shares in a regular income account rather than a tax-deferred account such as an IRA, will often favor issues that are designated as qualifying for a lower tax treatment. Of the 765 preferred stocks trading today, 407 are designated as paying Qualified Dividend Income dividends (53 percent). Thatís the good news. The bad news is that most risk-averse preferred stock investors would probably avoid almost all of these. Here is the list of the six QDI-designated preferred stocks that offer cumulative dividends, investment grade ratings, offer sufficient liquidity with at least one year of call protection and a $25 par value...


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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

 

New Look for the CDx3 Newsletter!

 

This month's newsletter introduces a whole new look! It's hard to believe that this is the 93rd issue of the CDx3 Newsletter, but here we are and it was time for an update.

 

Cleaner, easier to read text with bigger graphics. All article text now appears in black font on a white background. The text is bigger, too; lots bigger - 14 point compared to 10 point in the old style. And wait until you see the new chart format. Charts within articles are now over twice the size as the old format.

 

Bigger, clearer text with huge, easy-to-read charts and clutter-free links to more research and resources - just for preferred stocks investors...


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MORE PREFERRED STOCK RESEARCH

 

Recent Preferred Stock Articles by Doug K. Le Du

 

My most recent syndicated preferred stock research articles are listed in this article. Just click on any of the headlines and a new tab will open in your web browser with the article that you clicked on...


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FREE SPECIAL OFFER

 

Preferred Stock Market Research Now Available All Month Long - Free

 

Readers do not have to wait until next month's issue of the CDx3 Newsletter to stay plugged into the market for high quality preferred stocks. Preferred stock research articles, marketplace observations and preferred stock news from the financial press and other information are posted to the Preferred Stock Investing Reader's Forum (my "blog") throughout the month.

Just follow the instructions in this month's Free Special Offer article to receive articles by email automatically whenever I post new research. Please accept my invitation to receive articles by email and visit the Forum...


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