In trading on Wednesday, shares of Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.'s 8.625% Class D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units (ARP.PRD) were yielding above the 18.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.1562), with shares changing hands as low as $11.25 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 8.28% in the "Oil & Gas Exploration & Production" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, ARP.PRD was trading at a 52.20% discount to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 65.17% in the "Oil & Gas Exploration & Production" category.

The chart below shows the one year performance of ARP.PRD shares, versus ARP:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for ARP.PRD, showing historical dividend payments on Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.'s 8.625% Class D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units:

ARP.PRD+Dividend+History+Chart

In Wednesday trading, Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.'s 8.625% Class D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units ( ARP.PRD) is currently down about 4.6% on the day, while the common shares ( ARP) are off about 10%.