Headlines about John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (NYSE:HPS) have been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III earned a media sentiment score of 0.36 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 47.092427686086 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III (HPS) traded down 0.16% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $18.69. The company had a trading volume of 122,367 shares. John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III has a one year low of $16.25 and a one year high of $20.25. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $18.98 and its 200-day moving average is $18.76.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.1222 per share. This represents a $1.47 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.85%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 9th.

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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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