John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 4th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Thursday, December 13th will be given a dividend of 0.2085 per share by the financial services provider on Monday, December 31st. This represents a $0.83 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 12th. This is a boost from John Hancock Income Securities Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.
John Hancock Income Securities Trust has decreased its dividend by an average of 3.9% per year over the last three years.
John Hancock Income Securities Trust stock opened at $12.90 on Wednesday. John Hancock Income Securities Trust has a 1-year low of $12.62 and a 1-year high of $15.12.
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John Hancock Income Securities Trust is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC. It is co-managed by John Hancock Asset Management. The fund invests in the fixed income markets of United States. It invests primarily in corporate and government bonds with average maturity of 7.57 years.
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