n Personal Finance Newsletter - What's the deal with preference shares? : investment insights
|Article Title||What's the deal with preference shares? : investment insights|
|© Publisher:||Moneyweb (Pty) Ltd|
|Journal||Personal Finance Newsletter|
|Publication Date||Jul 2015|
|Pages||8 - 9|
Preference shares generally offer a higher yield than money market rates, currently around 8% to 9% compared to about 6.5% on a money market fund. They are easily accessible investment instruments and their fixed or prime-linked dividend returns make them attractive. As preference shareholders receive dividends before ordinary shareholders are paid out, they are viewed as less risky than ordinary shares.
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