Headlines about John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE:BTO) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.3673256730895 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund in a research report on Friday, August 18th.
Shares of John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE:BTO) opened at 33.18 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $34.16 and its 200 day moving average is $34.91. John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund has a 12 month low of $26.86 and a 12 month high of $37.86.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Monday, September 11th will be paid a $0.3701 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 8th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.46%.
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John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Company Profile
John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund (the Fund) is a closed-end, diversified management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a high level of total return consisting of long-term capital appreciation and current income. The Fund utilizes a credit facility agreement to increase its assets available for investments.
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