John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II Company Profile (NYSE:HPF)

About John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)

John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II logoJohn Hancock Preferred Income Fund II is a closed-end management investment company. The Fund's primary investment objective is to provide a high level of current income consistent with preservation of capital. The Fund's secondary investment objective is to provide growth of capital to the extent consistent with its primary investment objective. The Fund seeks to achieve its objectives by investing in a diversified portfolio of securities that may be undervalued relative to similar securities in the marketplace. Under market conditions, the Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in preferred stocks and other preferred securities, including convertible preferred securities; 25% or more of its total assets in industries comprising the utilities sector. The Fund's portfolio sector includes financials, utilities, energy, telecommunication services, healthcare, consumer staples, industrials and short-term investments. John Hancock Advisers, LLC serves as investment advisor for the Fund.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:HPF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.50
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.76
  • 52 Week Range: $18.87 - $23.24
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 38,010 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)

What is John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's stock symbol?

John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HPF."

How often does John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II?

John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Wednesday, May 31st. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 9th. View John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's Dividend History.

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How do I buy John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock?

Shares of John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock cost?

One share of John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.87.

Analyst Ratings

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
Next Dividend:5/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.68
Dividend Yield:7.68%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
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Dividend Payments by Quarter for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)

Dividend History by Quarter for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/2/2017monthly$0.147.78%5/9/20175/11/20175/31/2017
4/4/2017monthly$0.147.91%4/11/20174/13/20174/28/2017
2/24/2017monthly$0.147.97%3/9/20173/13/20173/31/2017
2/2/2017monthly$0.148.03%2/9/20172/13/20172/28/2017
1/4/2017monthly$0.148.18%1/11/20171/13/20171/31/2017
12/2/2016$0.1412/8/201612/12/201612/30/2016
11/2/2016$0.1411/9/201611/14/201611/30/2016
10/4/2016$0.1410/11/201610/13/201610/31/2016
9/2/2016$0.149/8/20169/12/20169/30/2016
8/2/2016$0.148/9/20168/11/20168/31/2016
7/5/2016$0.147/7/20167/11/20167/29/2016
6/2/2016$0.146/9/20166/13/20166/30/2016
5/3/2016$0.145/10/20165/12/20165/31/2016
4/4/2016$0.144/7/20164/11/20164/29/2016
3/2/2016$0.143/9/20163/11/20163/31/2016
2/2/2016$0.142/9/20162/11/20162/29/2016
1/5/2016$0.141/12/20161/14/20161/29/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/30/2016Hassell H McclellanInsiderSell157$22.47$3,527.79View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Steven R PruchanskyInsiderBuy109$22.89$2,495.01View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016James BoyleInsiderBuy769$19.52$15,010.88View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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This page was last updated on 5/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff