John 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.
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- Symbol: NYSE:HPF
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- 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.50
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.76
- 52 Week Range: $18.87 - $23.24
- Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
- P/E Growth: 0.00
- 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.
Who are some of John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II include HDFC Bank Limited (HDB), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Bank of America Corp (BAC), General Electric Company (GE), Wal-Mart Stores (WMT), Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.B), AT&T (T), Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD), China Mobile (CHL), Procter & Gamble Co (PG), Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) and Visa (V).
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.
Consensus Ratings for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
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Current Dividend Information for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
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Dividend History by Quarter for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
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