John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE:PDT) Quarterly Sentiment Report

June 16, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Sentiment for John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE:PDT)

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE:PDT) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.62 in Q1 2018. Its down -0.44, from 1.06 in 2017Q4. The ratio has worsened, as 13 institutional investors increased and opened new stock positions, while 21 sold and trimmed positions in John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now own: 2.23 million shares, down from 2.32 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 16 Increased: 8 New Position: 5.

The stock increased 0.26% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $15.7. About 27,133 shares traded. John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE:PDT) has declined 5.36% since June 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.93% the S&P500.

Holderness Investments Co holds 0.12% of its portfolio in John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund for 16,347 shares. Advisory Services Network Llc owns 86,925 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma has 0.05% invested in the company for 22,295 shares. The Ohio-based Stratos Wealth Partners Ltd. has invested 0.05% in the stock. Hollencrest Capital Management, a California-based fund reported 18,000 shares.

Another recent and important John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE:PDT) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Notice To Shareholders – Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)” on May 31, 2018.

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