Press coverage about HANCOCK PAT -II (NYSE:PDT) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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. HANCOCK PAT -II earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.5473942873647 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

HANCOCK PAT -II (NYSE PDT) opened at 16.85 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $16.98 and a 200 day moving average price of $16.55. HANCOCK PAT -II has a 12-month low of $13.22 and a 12-month high of $17.30.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Monday, September 11th will be issued a $0.0975 dividend. This represents a $1.17 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 8th.

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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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