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

About John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II

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:
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  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HPF
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Key Metrics:
  • 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
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

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Earnings

Earnings History for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
Annual Dividend:$1.68
Dividend Yield:8.02%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
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Dividend History for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History 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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoJOHN HANCOCK PREFERRED INCOME FUND II Financials (NYSE:HPF)
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 5:29 PM
seekingalpha.com logoA Preferred Fund For Double Digit A Gain (NYSE:HPF)
seekingalpha.com - October 25 at 10:25 AM
mysmartrend.com logoJohn Hancock Patriot Premium Dividend Fund II Up 24.6% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (PDT) (NYSE:HPF)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 30 at 5:33 PM
News IconHPF Dividend History & Description — Hancock John Preferred Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
www.dividendchannel.com - August 24 at 8:36 AM
mysmartrend.com logoShares of PDT Up 22.4% Since Uptrend Call on Shares (NYSE:HPF)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 15 at 5:42 PM
4-traders.com logoManulife Financial : John Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data (NYSE:HPF)
www.4-traders.com - March 1 at 7:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoJohn Hancock Preferred Income Fund, Preferred Income Fund II And Preferred Income Fund III Declare Monthly Distributions (NYSE:HPF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 4:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoJohn Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data (NYSE:HPF)
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 6:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoJohn Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions (NYSE:HPF)
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 4:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGoldman Sees 'Significant' Challenges At HP (NYSE:HPF)
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 10:00 AM
News IconA Closer Look at the New John Hancock ETFs (NYSE:HPF)
news.morningstar.com - October 14 at 7:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoJohn Hancock Closed-End Funds Announce Annual Shareholder Meeting And Record Dates (NYSE:HPF)
finance.yahoo.com - September 16 at 5:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoJohn Hancock Preferred Income Funds, Premium Dividend Fund and Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund Portfolio Management Update (NYSE:HPF)
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 8:31 AM

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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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Earnings History Chart

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)

Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff