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Apr 01, 2015, 16:51 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below, each advised by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and subadvised by John Hancock...

Apr 01, 2015, 10:01 ET

John Hancock Investments Honored With 2015 Lipper Fund Awards

Three funds in the John Hancock Investments family were honored at the 2015 Lipper Fund Awards event last night in New York City. The John...

Mar 31, 2015, 16:22 ET

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Required 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 (the "Adviser") and...

Mar 31, 2015, 16:22 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")...

Mar 31, 2015, 11:01 ET

John Hancock Investments Wins "Ad Campaign of the Year" at Mutual Fund Industry Awards; Honored with Hall of Fame Award

 John Hancock Investments won "Advertising Campaign of the Year" at the 22nd Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards event, sponsored by Fund...

Mar 23, 2015, 10:35 ET

John Hancock Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund and John Hancock Strategic Growth Fund Mark Three-Year Anniversaries, Strong Performance

 John Hancock Investments said that two of its top-performing funds – the John Hancock Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund (GARS) and...

Mar 12, 2015, 16:28 ET

John Hancock Income Securities Trust Adopts Share Repurchase Program

John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE: JHS) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund advised by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and...

Mar 12, 2015, 16:27 ET

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund, Preferred Income Fund II And Preferred Income Fund III Announce Investment Policy Change

 The John Hancock Preferred Income Fund (NYSE: HPI), John Hancock Preferred Income Fund II (NYSE: HPF), and John Hancock Preferred Income Fund...

Mar 02, 2015, 23:34 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: Declaration Date: March...

Mar 02, 2015, 23:34 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below, each advised by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and subadvised by John Hancock...

Feb 27, 2015, 16:37 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data

 The nine John Hancock Closed-End Funds listed in the table below announced earnings1 for the three months ended January 31, 2015. The same...

Feb 27, 2015, 16:36 ET

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Required 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 (the "Adviser") and...

Feb 02, 2015, 16:20 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below, each advised by John Hancock Advisers, LLC, declared their monthly distributions today as...

Jan 30, 2015, 16:58 ET

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Required 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 (the "Adviser") and...

Jan 29, 2015, 21:36 ET

John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Releases Earnings Data

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

Jan 26, 2015, 19:37 ET
Jan 26, 2015, 19:37 ET

John Hancock Income Securities Trust And 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:...

Dec 31, 2014, 16:26 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 19, 2014, 18:31 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Early Monthly Distributions

 The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below today declared their monthly distributions for January 2015 as follows: Declaration...

Dec 18, 2014, 20:54 ET

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Required 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 (the "Adviser") and...