About John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II
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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- Exchange: NYSE
- Symbol: HPF
- Previous Close: $20.96
- 50 Day Moving Average: $20.85
- 200 Day Moving Average: $21.22
- 52-Week Range: $18.87 - $23.24
- Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
- P/E Growth: 0.00
- Market Cap: $N/A
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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Analysts' Ratings History for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
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Earnings History for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
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Current Dividend Information for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
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Dividend History for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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Insider Trading History for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|9/30/2016||Hassell H Mcclellan||Insider||Sell||157||$22.47||$3,527.79|| |
|8/25/2016||Steven R Pruchansky||Insider||Buy||109||$22.89||$2,495.01|| |
|1/4/2016||James Boyle||Insider||Buy||769||$19.52||$15,010.88|| |
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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 announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, February 2nd. Investors of record on Monday, February 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Tuesday, February 28th. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 9th.
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 $20.96.
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017
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