John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II (NYSE:PDT) announced a — dividend on Thursday, September 5th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, September 13th will be given a dividend of 0.0975 per share by the real estate investment trust on Monday, September 30th. This represents a yield of 6.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 12th.
John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II has increased its dividend by an average of 6.7% annually over the last three years.
PDT traded up $0.11 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $17.89. 1,300 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 56,580. John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II has a one year low of $12.98 and a one year high of $17.85. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $17.19 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $16.82.
John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC. It is co-managed by John Hancock Asset Management. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors, with an emphasis on the utilities sector.
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