FP Equities: Preferreds & Derivatives 2018
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This section includes tables and charts from Liquidity in the Canadian Fixed-Income Market by the Bank of Canada’s Canadian Fixed-Income Forum, and pages from the April 2018 Canadian Preferred Shares Report released by Raymond James Ltd.
Preferred Shares lists outstanding publicly and privately held preferred shares with detailed descriptions of their features.
Ratings ranks these shares and Income Trusts with ratings supplied by Dominion Bond Rating Service Limited (DBRS).
Derivatives provides a wealth of information in 4 distinct areas:
- Preferred Securities, also called hybrid securities as they contain features of both debt and preferred shares, presented in a tabular format and also with detailed descriptions of their features.
- Structured Products such as trusts created to hold a portfolio of a single or group of similar companies are presented with detailed descriptions of their features.
- Income Trusts are presented in a tabular format with each entity listed alphabetically within their area of operations, such as oil and gas, real estate, etc. Details include the trading symbol, description of the assets held, number of units outstanding, and a recent closing price.
- Warrants, which are publicly traded and outstanding, are listed by expiry date. A second table presents warrants alphabetically, by company. Subscription basis, exercise price, expiry date, stock exchange listings and trading symbol are all provided for each listed warrant.
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