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Feb 27, 2017, 16:48 ET John Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data

The eight John Hancock Closed-End Funds listed in the table below announced earnings1 for the three months ended January 31, 2017. The same data...


Feb 23, 2017, 18:37 ET John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Quarterly Distributions

The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their quarterly distributions today as follows:...


Feb 23, 2017, 18:35 ET John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their monthly distributions today as follows: Declaration Date: February 23,...


Feb 15, 2017, 16:57 ET John Hancock Preferred Income Funds, Premium Dividend Fund And Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund Portfolio Managemement Update

John Hancock Advisers, LLC today announced an update to the portfolio management teams for the following John Hancock closed end funds: Preferred...


Feb 06, 2017, 13:28 ET John Hancock Investments' CEO makes the case for open-architecture target-date funds in new white paper

John Hancock Investments published a new white paper today entitled "Target-date funds: embracing open architecture in retirement's most important...


Feb 01, 2017, 16:27 ET John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their monthly distributions today as follows:...


Feb 01, 2017, 13:52 ET John Hancock Investments debuts new names for target-date fund suites, highlighting open architecture and lower costs for retirement savers

John Hancock Investments today completed a repositioning of its target-date portfolios for the defined contribution (DC) retirement plan...


Jan 31, 2017, 16:20 ET John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Notice To Shareholders - Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE: PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and subadvised by John Hancock...


Jan 31, 2017, 16:18 ET John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund Notice To Shareholders - Sources of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (NYSE: HTD) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and subadvised...


Jan 26, 2017, 20:10 ET John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund and John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Release Earnings Data

John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund (NYSE: HEQ) and John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE: BTO) announced earnings[1] for the...


Jan 24, 2017, 21:22 ET John Hancock Income Securities Trust, John Hancock Investors Trust Announce Results Of Annual Meetings Of Shareholders

At their annual meetings held today, shareholders of John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE: JHS) and John Hancock Investors Trust (NYSE: JHI),...


Jan 19, 2017, 09:10 ET John Hancock Investments launches Market Intelligence app for iPad

John Hancock Investments today announced that Market Intelligence, an award-winning guide to the financial markets, is now available on iPad....


Jan 17, 2017, 09:00 ET John Hancock Investments names Lee Small as sales manager, wirehouses and regionals, for Western region

John Hancock Investments today announced a major appointment to its national sales effort, naming Lee Small as Western Divisional Sales Manager for...


Jan 13, 2017, 09:00 ET John Hancock Announces New Chairperson of the John Hancock Group of Funds Board of Trustees

We are pleased to announce that Hassell H. McClellan has succeeded James M. Oates as Chairperson of the Board of Trustees. Mr. McClellan brings a...


Jan 09, 2017, 09:00 ET John Hancock Investments launches national advertising campaign

John Hancock Investments today announced the start of a national TV advertising campaign designed to communicate the benefits of the firm's unique...


Jan 05, 2017, 08:00 ET John Hancock Investments' ETFs now available on E*TRADE's Commission-Free ETF platform

John Hancock Investments announced that 11 of its strategic beta ETFs are now available to investors on E*TRADE's commission-free ETF platform....


Jan 03, 2017, 18:06 ET John Hancock Closed-End Funds Announce Changes To Board Of Trustees Chairperson And Committee Composition

The ten John Hancock closed-end funds listed below announced today that the Board of Trustees of the funds appointed Hassell H. McClellan to serve...


Jan 03, 2017, 18:05 ET John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

The three John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their monthly distributions today as follows:...


Dec 30, 2016, 16:16 ET John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Required Notice to Shareholders - Sources of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund (NYSE: HEQ) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and...


Dec 22, 2016, 16:31 ET John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund And John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund Announce Results From Special Meeting Of Shareholders

John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (NYSE: HTD) and John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund (NYSE: HTY) (each a...


Dec 20, 2016, 17:05 ET John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund And Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund Declare Early Monthly Distributions

The John Hancock closed-end funds listed below today declared their monthly distributions for January 2017 as follows: Declaration Date:...


Dec 19, 2016, 18:21 ET John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Notice To Shareholders - Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE: PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and subadvised by John Hancock...


Dec 19, 2016, 18:20 ET John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund Notice To Shareholders - Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (NYSE: HTD) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and subadvised...


Dec 16, 2016, 08:00 ET John Hancock Investments launches international ETF

John Hancock Investments has expanded its exchange-traded fund (ETF) product lineup today with the launch of John Hancock Multifactor Developed...