Headlines about HANCOCK PAT -II (NYSE:PDT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. HANCOCK PAT -II earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.0342904341256 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

HANCOCK PAT -II (NYSE:PDT) traded up 2.53% during trading on Friday, reaching $17.00. 58,325 shares of the company were exchanged. HANCOCK PAT -II has a 1-year low of $13.22 and a 1-year high of $17.49. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $16.91 and its 200-day moving average price is $16.34.

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 given a $0.0975 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 9th. This represents a $1.17 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.88%.

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About HANCOCK PAT -II

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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