News articles about John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (NYSE:HPS) have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.4226319851704 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS) remained flat at $18.64 during trading on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 34,329 shares. The company’s 50-day moving average is $18.83 and its 200 day moving average is $18.78. John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III has a one year low of $16.25 and a one year high of $19.70.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 11th will be paid a $0.1222 dividend. This represents a $1.47 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.87%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 8th.

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About John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III is a closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks to provide a high level of current income consistent with preservation of capital. The Fund’s secondary investment objective is to provide growth of capital to the extent consistent with its primary objective.

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