In trading on Thursday, shares of Safe Bulkers Inc's 8.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares (SB.PRC) were yielding above the 10.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.00), with shares changing hands as low as $19.01 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 7.30% in the "Shipping" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, SB.PRC was trading at a 22.12% discount to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 17.57% in the "Shipping" category.

The chart below shows the one year performance of SB.PRC shares, versus SB:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for SB.PRC, showing historical dividend payments on Safe Bulkers Inc's 8.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares:

SB.PRC+Dividend+History+Chart

In Thursday trading, Safe Bulkers Inc's 8.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares ( SB.PRC) is currently up about 0.1% on the day, while the common shares ( SB) are up about 3.1%.

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