In trading on Thursday, shares of Seaspan Corp's 8.25% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares (SSW.PRE) were yielding above the 9.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.0625), with shares changing hands as low as $21.62 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 8.93% in the "Transportation" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, SSW.PRE was trading at a 11.44% discount to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 7.97% in the "Transportation" category.

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

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Below is a dividend history chart for SSW.PRE, showing historical dividend payments on Seaspan Corp's 8.25% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares :

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In Thursday trading, Seaspan Corp's 8.25% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares ( SSW.PRE) is currently down about 1.3% on the day, while the common shares ( SSW - Get Report) are down about 2.7%.