John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (NYSE:HPS) announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, August 2nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of 0.1222 per share on Thursday, August 31st. This represents a $1.47 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.63%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 9th.

Shares of John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (NYSE:HPS) opened at 19.23 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $19.09 and its 200-day moving average price is $18.68. John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III has a 12-month low of $16.25 and a 12-month high of $20.25.

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John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III Company Profile

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.

Dividend History for John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (NYSE:HPS)

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