Other Investments

Should I invest in Preferred Stocks?

Most newbie investors think that stocks are the best — and sometimes, the only — choice for investment. Generally speaking, stocks are good investment options, but not all investors will find stocks appropriate for their risk profile or investment goals.

Differences of Preferred Stocks vs. Common Stocks vs. Bonds

For most people, bonds and equity (common stock) are the usual options for investment. We have already discussed these two asset classes lengthily. For a refresher course, here’s our primer on Stock Trading and Investing while here’s our tutorial on Bonds and Fixed Income.

Should you invest in Ayala Homestarter Bonds?

You’ve probably seen this one already, as this investment product is being advertised recently on social media and on website banner ads. We’re talking about the Homestarter Bonds, a 3-year bond investment offering by property developer Ayala Land Inc. (ALI).

RCBC issues P2 billion, 5.5-year LTNCD

If you’re looking for non-traditional investments that are relatively safe, you may check out LTNCD or Long-Term Negotiable Certificate of Deposit. LTNCD is a bank product very similar to Time Deposits, except that they have longer maturity periods. While most Time Deposits mature in 1 month, 6 months, or 1 year, LTNCDs usually mature in at least 5 years. …

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Petron’s Perpetual Preferred Shares (Series of 2014)

Petron Corp. (PCOR) plans to raise as much as P10 billion by issuing to the public a new set of perpetual Preferred Shares this October 2014. The initial offer size is P7 billion, with an over-subscription option of P3 billion should there be extra demand.

Ayala Corp. issues ‘Class B’ Preferred Shares (2013)

One of the country’s largest conglomerates, Ayala Corporation (AC), is set to raise up to P10 billion through the issuance of Class B Preferred Shares. Ayala Corp. announced it is issuing 20 million Class B Preferred Shares at a maximum price of P500 per share. The offering period runs from November 4 to 8.

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