About John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)
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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John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF) Frequently Asked Questions
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 Friday, March 2nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Thursday, March 29th. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 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 BlackRock Enhanced Global Dividend Trust (BOE), Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (EFT), Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund (CTR), MFS Charter Income Trust (MCR), Goldman Sachs MLP Inc Opp (GMZ), Carador Income Fund (CIFU), Oxford Lane Capital (OXLC), Center Coast Brookfield MLP&Enrg Inf Fnd (CEN), Kayne Anderson Energy Development (KED), BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (BTA), Voya Asia Pacific High (IAE), Malaysia Fund (MAY), Full Circle Capital (FULL), GLI Finance (GLIF), Andalas Energy and Power (ADL), Helios Advantage Income Fund (HAV), MCG Capital (MCGC) and Warehouse REIT (WHR).
Who are John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's key executives?
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's management team includes the folowing people:
- Hassell H. McClellan, Chairman of the Board of Trustee (Age 72)
- Andrew G. Arnott, President (Age 46)
- Charles A. Rizzo, Chief Financial Officer (Age 60)
- John J. Danello, Senior Vice President, Secretary and Chief Legal Officer (Age 62)
- Francis V. Knox Jr., Chief Compliance Officer (Age 70)
- Salvatore Schiavone, Treasurer (Age 52)
- Charles L. Bardelis, Independent Trustee (Age 76)
- James R. Boyle, Non-Independent Trustee (Age 58)
- Craig R. Bromley, Non-Independent Trustee (Age 51)
- Peter S. Burgess CPA., , Independent Trustee (Age 75)
Has John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about HPF stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.45 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
Who are John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's major shareholders?
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Koshinski Asset Management Inc. (0.34%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.16%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.16%), LPL Financial LLC (0.14%), Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors (0.13%) and BB&T Securities LLC (0.09%). Company insiders that own John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock include Hassell H Mcclellan and Steven R Pruchansky. View Institutional Ownership Trends for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II.
Which major investors are selling John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock?
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How do I buy shares of John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II?
Shares of HPF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's stock price today?
One share of HPF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.80.
How big of a company is John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II?
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II has a market capitalization of $425.81 million.
How can I contact John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II?
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's mailing address is 601 Congress St, BOSTON, MA 02210-2804, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-617-6633000.
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John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF) Dividend Information
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