Chapter 9 – Study Guide 1.A legal form that asks stockholders to transfer their voting rights is called a(n) ______________________. 2.Preferred stock offers investors all the following advantages EXCEPT ____________________________. 3.A participation feature provides preferred stockholders with __________________________________. 4.Financial professionals consider shares in AT&T __________________________________. 5.Stock that has steady earnings and continues paying dividends even during economic declines is known as __________________________________. 6.An example of a financial magazine that provides information about specific companies is _______________________. 7.What is the formula for calculating the total return on a stock? ____________________________________________. 8.Most over-the-counter stock is traded through __________________________________. 9.A stop order requests that a stockbroker __________________________________. 10.An example of a short-term investment strategy is __________________________________. 11. ________________________________ is the annual dividend paid by an investment divided by the investment’s current market value expressed as a percentage. 12. ______________________________ is a network of dealers who buy and sell the stocks of corporations that are not listed on a securities exchange. 13. A(n) ______________________________ sells its shares openly in stock markets where anyone can buy them. 14. ______________________________ pays higher-than-average dividends compared to other stock issues. 15. ______________________________ is a request to buy or sell the stock at the current market value. 16.______________________________ is a market in which an investor purchases securities from a corporation through an investment bank or some other representative of the corporation. 17. A(n) ______________________________’s shares are owned by a relatively small group of people and are not traded openly in stock markets. 18. A(n)______ ________________________ remains stable during periods of decline in the economy. 19. ______________________________ is the total amount of stocks and bonds issued by a corporation. 20. ______________________________ is a calculation that includes the annual dividend as well as any increase or decrease in the original purchase price of the investment.