In trading on Friday, shares of Seaspan Corp's 7.95% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares (SSW.PRD) were yielding above the 9.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.9875), with shares changing hands as low as $20.79 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 10.07% in the "Transportation" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, SSW.PRD was trading at a 16.00% discount to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 18.40% in the "Transportation" category.

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

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Below is a dividend history chart for SSW.PRD, showing historical dividend payments on Seaspan Corp's 7.95% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares :

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In Friday trading, Seaspan Corp's 7.95% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares ( SSW.PRD) is currently off about 0.5% on the day, while the common shares ( SSW - Get Report) are up about 1.4%.