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Definition of

preference share

Stockholding & Investments

share receiving dividend or repayment before others a share which receives its dividend before all other shares and which is repaid first at face value if a company goes into liquidation. Preference shares often have no voting rights.

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Definitions of ’preference share’ and meaning of ’preference share’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’preference share’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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