NYSE:HPS - John Hancock Preferred Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$17.92 +0.04 (+0.22 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.92
Today's Range$17.84 - $17.97
52-Week Range$16.80 - $19.48
Volume39,068 shs
Average Volume71,019 shs
Market Capitalization$551.02 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield8.40%
Beta0.14

About John Hancock Preferred (NYSE:HPS)

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III is a closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks 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 objective. It invests approximately 80% of its assets (net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes) in preferred stocks and other preferred securities, including convertible preferred securities. In addition, the Fund invests approximately 25% or more of its total assets in the industries comprising the utilities sector. Its portfolio includes preferred securities-United States, Preferred securities-Foreign, common stocks, corporate bonds, and short term investments and other. It invests in various sectors, including financials, utilities, energy, healthcare and consumer staples. John Hancock Advisers, LLC serves as investment advisor for the Fund.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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SectorN/A
SymbolNYSE:HPS
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

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares31,580,000

John Hancock Preferred (NYSE:HPS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is John Hancock Preferred's stock symbol?

John Hancock Preferred trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HPS."

How often does John Hancock Preferred pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for John Hancock Preferred?

John Hancock Preferred announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, May 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.1222 per share on Thursday, May 31st. This represents a $1.47 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 10th. View John Hancock Preferred's Dividend History.

Who are John Hancock Preferred's key executives?

John Hancock Preferred's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Hassell H. McClellan, Chairman of the Board of Trustee (Age 72)
  • Andrew G. Arnott, President (Age 46)
  • Steven R. Pruchansky, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 73)
  • 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, Trustee (Age 58)
  • Craig R. Bromley, Non-Independent Trustee (Age 51)

Has John Hancock Preferred been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about HPS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. John Hancock Preferred earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.82 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are John Hancock Preferred's major shareholders?

John Hancock Preferred's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. (0.07%). Company insiders that own John Hancock Preferred stock include Hassell H Mcclellan and Steven R Pruchansky. View Institutional Ownership Trends for John Hancock Preferred.

Which institutional investors are buying John Hancock Preferred stock?

HPS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for John Hancock Preferred.

How do I buy shares of John Hancock Preferred?

Shares of HPS 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 Preferred's stock price today?

One share of HPS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.92.

How big of a company is John Hancock Preferred?

John Hancock Preferred has a market capitalization of $551.02 million.

How can I contact John Hancock Preferred?

John Hancock Preferred'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 Preferred (HPS)

Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  91 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  44 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  135
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about John Hancock Preferred and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HPS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HPS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

John Hancock Preferred (NYSE:HPS) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
(Data available from 5/26/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

John Hancock Preferred (NYSE:HPS) Dividend Information

John Hancock Preferred pays an annual dividend of $1.47 per share, with a dividend yield of 8.20%. HPS's next monthly dividend payment will be made on Thursday, May 31.
Next Dividend:5/31/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.47
Dividend Yield:8.20%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Frequency:Monthly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for John Hancock Preferred (NYSE:HPS)

John Hancock Preferred (NYSE:HPS) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/2/2018monthly$0.12228.2%5/10/20185/11/20185/31/2018
4/3/2018monthly$0.12228.32%4/11/20184/12/20184/30/2018
3/2/2018monthly$0.12228.46%3/9/20183/12/20183/29/2018
2/5/2018monthly$0.12228.55%2/9/20182/12/20182/28/2018
1/3/2018monthly$0.12227.82%1/11/20181/12/20181/31/2018
12/4/2017monthly$0.12227.83%12/8/201712/11/201712/29/2017
10/3/2017monthly$0.12227.78%10/11/201710/12/201710/31/2017
9/15/2017Quarterly$0.069/21/20179/22/20179/29/2017
9/5/2017monthly$0.12227.85%9/8/20179/11/20179/29/2017
8/2/2017monthly$0.12227.57%8/9/20178/11/20178/31/2017
7/5/2017monthly$0.12227.66%7/11/20177/13/20177/31/2017
6/2/2017monthly$0.12227.69%6/8/20176/12/20176/30/2017
5/2/2017monthly$0.12227.75%5/9/20175/11/20175/31/2017
4/4/2017monthly$0.12227.87%4/11/20174/13/20174/28/2017
2/24/2017monthly$0.12227.91%3/9/20173/13/20173/31/2017
2/2/2017monthly$0.12227.89%2/9/20172/13/20172/28/2017
1/4/2017monthly$0.12228.13%1/11/20171/13/20171/31/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

John Hancock Preferred (NYSE HPS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for John Hancock Preferred (NYSE:HPS)
Insider Trading History for John Hancock Preferred (NYSE:HPS)

John Hancock Preferred (NYSE HPS) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
7/27/2017Steven R PruchanskyInsiderBuy200$18.97$3,794.001,891View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Hassell H McclellanInsiderSell182$19.27$3,507.14634View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Steven R PruchanskyInsiderBuy125$20.04$2,505.001,571View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016James BoyleInsiderBuy848$17.71$15,018.08848View SEC Filing  
4/3/2013Craig BromleyInsiderBuy1,100$19.66$21,626.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

John Hancock Preferred (NYSE HPS) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
John Hancock Preferred Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.12 (HPS)John Hancock Preferred Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.12 (HPS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 8:05 PM
John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS) Declares $0.12 Monthly DividendJohn Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS) Declares $0.12 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 8:30 PM
Burney Co. Buys Shares of 127,762 John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS)Burney Co. Buys Shares of 127,762 John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 5:08 AM
John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.12 (HPS)John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.12 (HPS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 8:30 PM
John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.12John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.12
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 7:12 PM
John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund, John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund, John Hancock Preferred Income Fund, John Hancock Preferred Income Fund II, John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III, John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund, John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund And John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund Announce Results Of Annual Meetings Of ShareholdersJohn Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund, John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund, John Hancock Preferred Income Fund, John Hancock Preferred Income Fund II, John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III, John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund, John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund And John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund Announce Results Of Annual Meetings Of Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 5:02 PM
John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.12 (HPS)John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.12 (HPS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 8:42 PM
John Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings DataJohn Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data
finance.yahoo.com - November 20 at 8:02 PM
John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.12 (HPS)John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.12 (HPS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 7:28 PM
John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.12John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.12
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 6:27 PM
John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.12 (NYSE:HPS)John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.12 (NYSE:HPS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 10:20 PM
John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III: A Good Or Bad Investment?John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III: A Good Or Bad Investment?
seekingalpha.com - July 15 at 4:31 PM

SEC Filings

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Financials

John Hancock Preferred (NYSE:HPS) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement

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