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John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (PDT)

Specialty Equity Funds - Preferred Equity

Data as of May 26, 2022
Market Price $15.36 (+ $0.42)
NAV (May 26, 2022) $14.73 (+ $0.15)
Fund Listed NYSE
Premium / Discount 4.28% (+1.81%)
Fund Info
Inception Dec. 21, 1989
Sponsor John Hancock Advisers
Website https://www.jhinvestme...
Phone 800-338-8080
Location Massachusetts
Incorporated Massachusetts
Staggered Board Yes
Objective: High current income and growth of capital; dividend-paying securities and investment grade preferred stocks and debt obligations
Related Indexes
60/40 Balanced (w/ BDCs) Index
Taxable Bond & BDC Index
Preferred Equity Index
Alternative Income Index
Capital & Leverage
Outstanding Shares 48,800,759
Total Assets (Reported: Oct. 31, 2021) $1,100M
Estimated Total Assets $1,081M
Net Assets $719M
Market Cap $750M
Portfolio Turnover 17.00%
Total Leverage 33.52%
Structural Leverage (out of total) 100.00%
Portfolio Leverage (out of total) 0.00%
Expense Ratio 1.81%
Non Lev Exp Ratio 1.41%
Rel Lev Cost 0.79%
Discount Data
Average Discount (3 Yr) 8.48%
Discount Low(3 Yr) -11.87%
Discount High(3 Yr) 21.02%
Discount Rel Range 49.09%
Comp Discount 5.96
Discount St Dev (1Yr) 4.56
Z-Stat (6mo) -1.00
Z-Stat (1Yr) -1.67
Z-Stat (3Yr) -0.77
Comp Z-Stat (6mo) -1.01
Comp Z-Stat (3Yr) 0.03
Distribution Data
Market Yield 7.62%
Income Yield 7.62%
Lev Adj NAV Yield 5.95%
Distribution Frequency M
Current Distribution $0.098
Current Income $0.098
Ex-Date 5/11/22
Payable Date 5/31/22
Div Growth (3yr) 0.00%
Dividend Change 8.3% on 6/27/16
Expected Div 6/1/22
RoC (1yr) 10.19%
RoC (3yr) 3.34%
Tax Dividend Data 2021 2019 - 2021
Income 71.0% 67.2%
ST Gains 0% 0%
QDI 57.7% 58.3%
LT Gains 29.1% 32.8%
RoC 0% 0%
Volume & Liquidity
Average Daily $ (K) $1,002
Avg Volume 30 day 67,022
Avg Volume 90 day 65,247
Volume Trend 2.72%
Comp Volume Trend -5.49%
Correlation & Volatility
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
Price Correlation (1yr)
vs. CEFA's Preferred Equity Index
Most Correlated Peer (Mk Pr): HPF 59.0%
NAV - Price Correlation (30 d) 80.5%
NAV - Price Correlation (90 d) 85.3%
NAV - Price Correlation (1 Yr) 44.7%
Price St Dev (1Yr) 16.9%
NAV St Dev (1Yr) 11.6%
Earnings / Share (1/31/22) $0.075
Earn Coverage 76.92%
Earnings Trend Down
UNII / Share (10/31/21) $-0.068
Rel UNII -5.79
UNII Trend Down
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. S&P 500 (TR)
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's 12 Major CEF Sectors Index
NAV Beta (2yr)
vs. CEFA's Preferred Equity Index


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