Media headlines about John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (NYSE:HPS) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III earned a media sentiment score of 0.44 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 47.0716745142212 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS) traded up $0.01 on Friday, reaching $18.78. 91,330 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 70,755. John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III has a 52-week low of $17.57 and a 52-week high of $19.48.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Friday, January 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.1222 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 11th. This represents a $1.47 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.81%.
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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.
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