Different Types Of Stocks

Different Types Of Stocks

All you need to know about the different types of stocks. There are two main different types of stocks: common stock and preferred stock. Common Stock  Common stock is, well, common. When people talk about stocks they are usually referring to this type. In fact, the majority of stock is issued is in this form. We basically went over features of common stock in the last section. Common shares represent ownership in a company and a claim (dividends) on a portion of profits. Investors get one vote per share to elect the boardmembers, who…