Brookfield Asset Management's Preference Shares, Series 18 Yield Pushes Past 6%

In trading on Thursday, shares of Brookfield Asset Management Inc's 4.75% Cumulative Class A Preference Shares, Series 18 (TSX: BAM-PRN.TO) were yielding above the 6% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.1875), with shares changing hands as low as $19.71 on the day. As of last close, BAM.PRN was trading at a 20.52% discount to its liquidation preference amount. It should be noted that the preferred shares are convertible.

The chart below shows the one year performance of BAM.PRN shares, versus BAM:

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Below is a dividend history chart for BAM.PRN, showing historical dividend payments on Brookfield Asset Management Inc's 4.75% Cumulative Class A Preference Shares, Series 18:

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In Thursday trading, Brookfield Asset Management Inc's 4.75% Cumulative Class A Preference Shares, Series 18 (TSX: BAM-PRN.TO) is currently down about 0.3% on the day, while the common shares ( BAM) are up about 0.6%.

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