Press coverage about HANCOCK PAT -II (NYSE:PDT) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. HANCOCK PAT -II earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.2587290726575 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of HANCOCK PAT -II (PDT) opened at 16.92 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $16.99 and a 200-day moving average price of $16.51. HANCOCK PAT -II has a 52 week low of $13.22 and a 52 week high of $17.30.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 11th will be given a $0.0975 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 8th. This represents a $1.17 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.91%.
HANCOCK PAT -II Company Profile
John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide high current income, consistent with modest growth of capital. The Fund seeks to pursue its objective by investing in a diversified portfolio comprised primarily of dividend paying preferred securities and common equity securities.
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