John Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data

BOSTON, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The nine John Hancock Closed-End Funds listed in the table below announced the earnings1 for the three months ended July 31, 2013. The same data for the comparable three month period ended July 31, 2012 is also available below.




Three Months Ended 7/31/13

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

$11,337,078

$0.436

$20.51


$825,529,708

*

$533,029,708

HPF

Preferred Income Fund II

7/31

$9,045,240

$0.426

$20.43


$672,134,607

*

$434,134,607

HPS

Preferred Income Fund III

7/31

$12,154,471

$0.385

$18.02


$878,229,027

*

$568,729,027

BTO

Financial Opportunities Fund

10/31

$1,437,818

$0.078

$22.96


$520,366,272


$425,366,272

JHS

Income Securities Trust

10/31

$2,824,529

$0.241

$15.21


$268,944,382

*

$178,644,382

JHI

Investors Trust

10/31

$3,440,078

$0.393

$19.59


$257,321,430

*

$171,421,430

PDT

Premium Dividend Fund

10/31

$12,361,560

$0.247

$14.60


$1,113,845,071

*

$730,145,071

HTD

Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund

10/31

$12,904,722

$0.342

$21.17


$1,217,665,816

*

$798,765,816

HTY

Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield

10/31

$1,678,941

$0.172

$11.97


$116,724,705


$116,724,705














Three Months Ended 7/31/12

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

$11,381,071

$0.439

$22.03


$854,624,857

*

$571,624,857

HPF

Preferred Income Fund II

7/31

$9,321,367

$0.439

$21.97


$697,145,930

*

$466,145,930

HPS

Preferred Income Fund III

7/31

$11,735,278

$0.372

$18.99


$892,449,394

*

$598,449,394

BTO

Financial Opportunities Fund

10/31

$823,994

$0.044

$18.22


$337,731,971


$337,731,971

JHS

Income Securities Trust

10/31

$3,253,602

$0.278

$15.38


$266,691,435

*

$179,691,435

JHI

Investors Trust

10/31

$4,117,019

$0.479

$19.68


$256,983,618

*

$169,283,618

PDT

Premium Dividend Fund

10/31

$11,262,815

$0.225

$14.50


$1,056,774,208

*

$724,774,208

HTD

Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund

10/31

$11,469,088

$0.304

$20.37


$1,112,651,006

*

$768,651,006

HTY

Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield

10/31

$1,938,164

$0.204

$12.06


$114,460,416


$114,460,416











*Total managed assets include assets attributable to borrowings under Committed Facility Agreement.





1 Earnings refer to net investment income, which is comprised of the Funds' interest and dividend income, less expenses.

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 Funds' web site at www.jhfunds.com by clicking on "Closed-End Funds" under "Funds & Performance" 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 Funds
The Boston-based mutual fund business unit of John Hancock Financial, John Hancock Funds is a world-class provider of asset management solutions, utilizing a unique best of breed, "manager of managers" model with an asset allocation mindset.  We partner with affiliated and non-affiliated asset managers from around the world through objective manager selection and diligent oversight. John Hancock Funds manages open-end funds, closed-end funds, college savings assets, retirement plans and related party assets for individual and institutional investors.  

About John Hancock Financial and Manulife Financial
John Hancock Financial is a division of Manulife Financial, a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Operating as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States, the Company offers clients a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through its extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$567 billion (US$539 billion) as at June 30, 2013. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet at manulife.com.

The John Hancock unit, through its insurance companies, comprises one of the largest life insurers in the United States. John Hancock offers and administers a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, 401(k) plans, long-term care insurance, college savings, and other forms of business insurance. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at johnhancock.com.

SOURCE John Hancock Funds



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