List of Preferred Stock Closed-end Funds (CEFs)

These are 15 closed-end funds that focus on preferred stocks.
We are comparing returns to PFF, the iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF, because it is the oldest ETF that tracks a broad market preferred stock index.
You might want to browse these CEFs.

SymbolDescriptionInception DateFeesLeverage FactorMarket CapCurrent YieldHistorical Average YieldLifetime total return (dividends not reinvested)PFF total return same periodLifetime total return differenceLifetime total return difference per yearLifetime Sharpe ratioPFF Sharpe ratio same periodSharpe differenceActions
PSFCohen & Steers Select Preferred and Income Fund, Inc. CEF11/26/20101.95%1.42$319,225,8007.59%8.50%93.54%48.81%44.73%4.54%0.670.69-0.03Analyze
DFPFlaherty & Crumrine Dynamic Preferred and Income Fund Incorporated CEF05/24/20132.06%1.50$509,128,6407.32%7.82%60.87%28.68%32.19%4.38%0.600.590.01Analyze
FLCFlaherty & Crumrine Total Return Fund Incorporated CEF08/27/20032.27%1.50$211,803,0607.40%8.29%89.95%37.68%52.27%3.87%0.480.320.16Analyze
FFCFlaherty & Crumrine Preferred Securities Income Fund Incorporated CEF01/29/20031.87%1.50$909,134,1107.44%8.67%86.04%37.68%48.36%3.58%0.490.320.16Analyze
PFOFlaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund Incorporated CEF02/06/19922.32%1.50$150,392,2007.23%8.76%85.16%37.68%47.48%3.51%0.580.320.26Analyze
PFDFlaherty & Crumrine Preferred and Income Fund CEF01/15/19912.29%1.50$183,102,5806.28%8.56%75.76%37.68%38.08%2.82%0.570.320.24Analyze
LDPCohen & Steers Limited Duration Preferred and Income Fund, Inc. CEF07/27/20121.94%1.42$668,871,5607.93%7.89%54.46%38.28%16.18%1.98%0.610.71-0.10Analyze
HPIJohn Hancock Preferred Income Fund CEF08/23/20022.49%1.51$483,988,0507.96%8.44%62.93%37.68%25.25%1.87%0.440.320.12Analyze
HPFJohn Hancock Preferred Income Fund II CEF11/26/20022.52%1.52$375,744,5708.38%8.54%58.81%37.68%21.13%1.56%0.440.320.11Analyze
JPINuveen Preferred and Income Term Fund CEF07/27/20122.22%1.50$497,240,4507.32%8.17%50.16%38.28%11.88%1.45%0.560.71-0.16Analyze
FPFFirst Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund CEF05/24/20132.09%1.45$1,290,062,1808.08%8.25%39.14%28.68%10.46%1.42%0.500.59-0.09Analyze
HPSJohn Hancock Preferred Income Fund III CEF06/17/20032.48%1.51$500,386,5008.35%8.37%53.99%37.68%16.31%1.21%0.390.320.07Analyze
PFFiShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF03/26/20070.46%1.00$16,655,767,0005.44%6.36%37.68%37.68%0.00%0.00%0.320.320.00Analyze
JPCNuveen Preferred Income Opportunities Fund CEF03/27/20032.59%1.59$871,097,1908.10%8.63%34.28%37.68%-3.40%-0.25%0.390.320.06Analyze
JPSNuveen Preferred Securities Income Fund CEF09/24/20022.48%1.57$1,768,810,4007.42%8.36%25.01%37.68%-12.67%-0.94%0.370.320.05Analyze
JPTNuveen Preferred & Income 2022 Term Fund CEF01/27/20171.77%1.28$153,902,4306.33%6.02%11.58%15.44%-3.86%-1.05%0.290.53-0.25Analyze
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