In trading on Thursday, shares of Seaspan Corp's 7.95% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares (SSW.PRD) were yielding above the 8% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.9875), with shares changing hands as low as $24.82 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 8.17% in the "Transportation" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, SSW.PRD was trading at a 0.16% discount to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average premium of 0.54% in the "Transportation" category.

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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 Thursday trading, Seaspan Corp's 7.95% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares ( SSW.PRD) is currently off about 0.2% on the day, while the common shares ( SSW - Get Report) are up about 3.7%.