John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:HPF)

$21.20 0.01 (0.05 %)
(As of 11/24/2017 06:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$21.19
Today's Range$21.16 - $21.26
52-Week Range$19.38 - $22.71
Volume14,120 shs
Average Volume35,406 shs
Market Capitalization$449.83 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.94%
Beta0.26

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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Closed End Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancials
SymbolNYSE:HPF
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-617-6633000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares21,260,000

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 announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.92%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 10th. View John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's Dividend History.

When will John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II make its next earnings announcement?

John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II.

Who are some of John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's key competitors?

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)

Who owns John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock?

John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.47%), Commonwealth Equity Services Inc (0.27%), BB&T Securities LLC (0.07%) and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (0.06%). Company insiders that own John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock include Hassell H Mcclellan, James Boyle and Steven R Pruchansky. View Institutional Ownership Trends for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II.

Who sold John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock? Who is selling John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock?

John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Commonwealth Equity Services Inc and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II.

Who bought John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock? Who is buying John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock?

John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BB&T Securities LLC and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.. Company insiders that have bought John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock in the last two years include James Boyle and Steven R Pruchansky. View Insider Buying and Selling for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II.

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 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 John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.20.

How big of a company is John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II?

John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II has a market capitalization of $449.83 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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (HPF)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  27 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  36 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  63
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Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Ratings History for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)


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Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF)

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

Earnings History by Quarter for John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE HPF)

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/27/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates 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)

Next Dividend:11/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.68
Dividend Yield:7.92%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Frequency:Monthly Dividend
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
11/2/2017monthly$0.147.76%11/10/201711/13/201711/30/2017
10/3/2017monthly$0.147.68%10/11/201710/12/201710/31/2017
9/5/2017monthly$0.147.73%9/8/20179/11/20179/29/2017
8/2/2017monthly$0.147.47%8/9/20178/11/20178/31/2017
7/5/2017monthly$0.147.61%7/11/20177/13/20177/31/2017
6/2/2017monthly$0.147.69%6/8/20176/12/20176/30/2017
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)
Institutional Ownership 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
7/27/2017Steven R PruchanskyInsiderBuy100$22.12$2,212.00View SEC Filing  
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)

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DateHeadline
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (HPF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on MondayJohn Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (HPF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 1:22 AM
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (HPF) to Issue $0.14 Monthly DividendJohn Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (HPF) to Issue $0.14 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 7:28 PM
John Hancock Pfd Income Fund II (HPF) Ex-Dividend Date...John Hancock Pfd Income Fund II (HPF) Ex-Dividend Date...
www.nasdaq.com - October 10 at 11:58 PM
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (HPF) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.14John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (HPF) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.14
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 7:52 PM
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.14 (HPF)John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.14 (HPF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 9:44 PM
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (HPF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on ThursdayJohn Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (HPF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 1:52 AM
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.14 (NYSE:HPF)John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.14 (NYSE:HPF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 6:27 PM
Form 4 John Hancock Tax-Advanta For: May 01 Filed by: DSouza MelvynForm 4 John Hancock Tax-Advanta For: May 01 Filed by: D'Souza Melvyn
www.streetinsider.com - July 11 at 11:04 PM
John Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF) Declares $0.14 Monthly DividendJohn Hancock Pref. Income Fund II (NYSE:HPF) Declares $0.14 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 9:46 PM
John Hancock reports CEFs earningsJohn Hancock reports CEFs earnings
seekingalpha.com - February 28 at 5:53 PM
A Preferred Fund For Double Digit A GainA Preferred Fund For Double Digit A Gain
seekingalpha.com - October 25 at 10:25 AM

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This page was last updated on 11/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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