|Bid||14.00 x 800|
|Ask||16.55 x 27000|
|Day's Range||14.59 - 14.90|
|52 Week Range||14.59 - 22.16|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.34|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||16.03|
|Earnings Date||Feb 9, 2017 - Feb 13, 2017|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.75 (4.94%)|
|1y Target Est||23.61|
The Board of Trustees approved the renewal of the share repurchase plans as part of its ongoing evaluation of options to enhance shareholder value and potentially decrease the discount between the market price and the net asset value per share ("NAV") of the Funds' common shares. Under the share repurchase plans, each Fund may purchase, in the open market, between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019, up to an additional 10% of its outstanding common shares (based on common shares outstanding as of December 31, 2018). The Board of Trustees will review the plan periodically and may authorize adjustment of its terms and size.
BOSTON , Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Advisers, LLC today announced an update to a subadvisory relationship for John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (NYSE: HTD) and John Hancock ...
BOSTON, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund (HTY) announced today that its Board of Trustees has approved a share repurchase plan. The Board of Trustees, in consideration of evolving market conditions, approved the share repurchase plan as part of its ongoing evaluation of options to enhance shareholder value and potentially decrease the discount between the market price and the net asset value per share ("NAV") of the Funds' common shares. Under the share repurchase plan, the Fund may purchase, in the open market, between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019, up to 10% of its outstanding common shares (based on common shares outstanding as of December 31, 2018).
TORONTO , Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Manulife Investments announced today portfolio manager changes to two of its funds, sub advised by Mawer Investment Management Ltd.: Manulife Diversified Investment Fund1 and Manulife Tax-Managed Growth Fund2. Effective January 1, 2019 , Craig Senyk is being appointed to the role of President of Mawer Investment Management Ltd. To focus entirely his efforts on his new role, he will be stepping down as the lead manager on Manulife Diversified Investment Fund and Manulife Tax-Managed Growth Fund. Travis Goldfeldt , who is already a named portfolio manager on both funds, will take over lead portfolio manager duties.
BOSTON, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock today announced the results of its annual Financial Stress Survey of 1,352 retirement plan participants, revealing a majority of workers (69 percent) are stressed over their finances, costing companies approximately $2,000 per employee. Slightly more than three-quarters of survey respondents cited lack of retirement savings as a leading factor affecting their stress, with nearly half reporting they worry about it "a great deal" and only 40 percent expecting to retire "about when planned." Rounding out the top five causes of financial worry were college loans (76 percent), monthly rent payments (64 percent), lack of emergency savings (59 percent), and overall current financial situation (62 percent). "At John Hancock, we are committed to helping our retirement plan participants feel prepared for the future and want to help alleviate stressors along the way," said Patrick Murphy, president and CEO, John Hancock Retirement Plan Services.
TORONTO , Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Manulife today announced that a new Manulife Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) has closed its initial offering of units and will begin trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange today. Manulife Investments will offer a new multifactor ETF sub-advised by Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC and DFA Australia Limited. "We believe that offering our investors a holistic suite of investment products ensures that they have access to an excellent value proposition," said Bernard Letendre , Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Manulife Canada.
BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock and the Boston Athletic Association today announced the return of 2018 Boston Marathon open champions Desiree Linden and Yuki Kawauchi, as well as wheelchair champions Tatyana McFadden and Marcel Hug for the 123rd running of the race on April 15, 2019. The 2019 Boston Marathon marks the 34th year of John Hancock's landmark sponsorship of the world's oldest annual marathon.
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A portion of a Fund's current distribution may include sources other than net investment income, including a return of capital. As required under the Investment Company Act of 1940, a notice with the estimated components of the distribution will be sent to shareholders at the time of payment if it does not consist solely of net investment income. The notice should not be used to prepare tax returns as the estimates indicated in the notice may differ from the ultimate federal income tax characterization of distributions.
BOSTON , Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their monthly distributions and capital gain distributions today as follows: Monthly & Capital Gain Distribution ...
Hedged Equity & Income Fund (the "Fund") declared its quarterly distribution pursuant to the Fund's managed distribution plan (the "HEQ Plan"). Distributions under the HEQ Plan may consist of net investment income, net realized long-term capital gains, net realized short-term capital gains and, to the extent necessary, return of capital. The Fund may also make additional distributions (i) for purposes of not incurring federal income tax on investment company taxable income and net capital gain of the Fund, if any, not included in such regular distributions and (ii) for purposes of not incurring federal excise tax on ordinary income and capital gain net income, if any, not included in such regular quarterly distributions.
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BOSTON, Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and subadvised by John Hancock Asset Management a division of Manulife Asset Management (US) LLC, announced today sources of its monthly distribution of $0.0975 per share paid to all shareholders of record as of November 13, 2018, pursuant to the Fund's managed distribution plan. This notice provides shareholders of the John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (PDT) with important information concerning the distribution declared on November 1, 2018, and payable on November 30, 2018.
BOSTON, Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (HTD) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and subadvised by both John Hancock Asset Management a division of Manulife Asset Management (US) LLC, and Analytic Investors, LLC, announced today sources of its monthly distribution of $0.1380 per share paid to all shareholders of record as of November 13, 2018, pursuant to the Fund's managed distribution plan. This notice provides shareholders of the John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (HTD) with important information concerning the distribution declared on November 1, 2018, and payable on November 30, 2018.
BOSTON, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- New global research1 released today by Vitality, a leading behavior change platform, reveals that financial incentives combined with wearables encourage people to significantly increase their physical activity. It's a finding consistent with the John Hancock Vitality Apple Watch user experience, and further confirms the company's recent decision to help all customers live longer, healthier lives by including Vitality on every life insurance policy it sells. The RAND Europe study of over 400,000 people in the U.S., U.K. and South Africa, the world's largest behavior tech study based on verified data, concluded that those who wore an Apple Watch and participated in the Vitality Active Rewards benefit program averaged a 34 percent sustained increase in physical activity compared to participants without an Apple Watch.
TORONTO , Nov. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Manulife today announced it has updated its global brand, complete with a refreshed logo and visual identity that represents the Company's transformation into a digital, customer-centric market leader. The updates reflect the Company's focus on simplifying the complex for customers and communicate a unified, forward-thinking approach and the Company's commitment to innovation. "This updated brand marks a significant milestone on our transformation journey," said Manulife President and Chief Executive Officer Roy Gori .
TORONTO , Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Despite rising interest rates and common perceptions of consumerism tied to the holidays, 60 per cent of holiday spenders are still willing to go into debt to make purchases this holiday season, according to Manulife Bank's 2018 fall debt survey. This pressure can leave Canadians feeling defeated during the upcoming holiday season. Of those planning to spend this holiday season, four in 10 already have a budget in mind, however, more than half of those think they will overspend this holiday season.