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John Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data

BOSTON, Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The eight John Hancock Closed-End Funds listed in the table below announced earnings1 for the three months ended January 31, 2019. The same data for the comparable three month period ended January 31, 2018 is also available below.

Three Months Ended 1/31/2019

Ticker

Fund Name

Current
Fiscal
Year End

Net
Investment
Income

Per
Common
Share

NAV

Total
Managed
Assets


Total Net
Assets

HPI

Preferred Income Fund

7/31

$  9,080,670

$      0.349

$20.40

$   823,531,123

 * 

$    531,031,123

HPF

Preferred Income Fund II

7/31

$  7,349,132

$      0.345

$20.12

$   666,448,067

 * 

$    428,448,067

HPS

Preferred Income Fund III

7/31

$  9,706,485

$      0.307

$17.88

$   874,501,093

 * 

$    565,001,093

JHS

Income Securities Trust

10/31

$  1,909,490

$      0.164

$14.54

$   260,619,000

 * 

$    169,319,000

JHI

Investors Trust

10/31

$  2,658,316

$      0.305

$17.04

$   235,306,534

 * 

$    148,406,534

PDT

Premium Dividend Fund

10/31

$  9,569,417

$      0.197

$14.59

$1,091,369,361

 * 

$    707,669,361

HTD

Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund

10/31

$11,191,366

$      0.316

$24.54

$1,296,388,900

 * 

$    868,488,900

HTY

Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield

10/31

$     968,421

$      0.088

$  7.50

$     82,832,512


$      82,832,512


Three Months Ended 1/31/2018

Ticker

Fund Name

Current
Fiscal
Year End

Net
Investment
Income

Per
Common
Share

NAV

Total
Managed
Assets


Total Net
Assets

HPI

Preferred Income Fund

7/31

$10,435,831

$      0.401

$21.20

$   843,982,141

 * 

$551,482,141

HPF

Preferred Income Fund II

7/31

$8,502,419

$      0.400

$20.91

$   683,052,991

 * 

$445,052,991

HPS

Preferred Income Fund III

7/31

$11,165,051

$      0.354

$18.65

$   898,303,068

 * 

$588,803,068

JHS

Income Securities Trust

10/31

$2,120,495

$      0.182

$15.20

$   268,329,222

 * 

$177,029,222

JHI

Investors Trust

10/31

$2,810,161

$      0.323

$18.49

$   247,918,590

 * 

$161,018,590

PDT

Premium Dividend Fund

10/31

$11,743,929

$      0.243

$14.95

$1,107,113,888

 * 

$723,413,888

HTD

Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund

10/31

$13,260,601

$      0.375

$24.41

$1,291,506,329

 * 

$863,606,329

HTY

Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield

10/31

$925,404

$      0.084

$8.97

$     98,966,172


$98,966,172

*Total managed assets include assets attributable to borrowings under the Committed Facility Agreement or Liquidity Agreement, as applicable.

 1 Earnings refer to net investment income, which is comprised of the Fund's interest and dividend income, less expenses. Earnings presented represent past earnings and there is no guarantee of future results.

Amounts distributed by the Funds may vary from the earnings shown above and will be announced in separate press releases. Up-to-date distribution rate information is available on John Hancock Investments' web site at www.jhinvestments.com by clicking on "Closed-End Funds" under the "Daily Prices" tab.

Statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined by the United States securities laws. You should exercise caution in interpreting and relying on forward-looking statements because they are subject to uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond the Fund's control and could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.

An investor should consider a Fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing.

About John Hancock Investments
John Hancock has helped individuals and institutions build and protect wealth since 1862. Today, we're one of the strongest and most-recognized financial brands. We serve investors globally through a unique multimanager approach: We search the world to find proven portfolio teams with specialized expertise for every strategy we offer, then we apply robust investment oversight to ensure they continue to meet our uncompromising standards and serve the best interests of our shareholders. Our approach to asset management has led to a diverse set of investments deeply rooted in investor needs, along with strong risk-adjusted returns across asset classes.

About John Hancock Financial and Manulife Financial
John Hancock is a division of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and as Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups, and institutions. Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were over CAD$1.1 trillion (US$849 billion) as of September 30, 2018. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as MFC on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and under 945 on the SEHK. Manulife can be found at manulife.com.

One of the largest life insurers in the United States, John Hancock supports approximately 10 million Americans with a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, and education savings plans. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at johnhancock.com.

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