Press coverage about John Hancock Investors Trust (NYSE:JHI) has trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. John Hancock Investors Trust earned a coverage optimism score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.7518928014275 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
John Hancock Investors Trust (JHI) opened at $17.58 on Friday. John Hancock Investors Trust has a 1 year low of $16.43 and a 1 year high of $18.85.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 11th were given a $0.356 dividend. This is a positive change from John Hancock Investors Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. This represents a $1.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 8th.
John Hancock Investors Trust is a diversified, closed-end, management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to generate income for distribution to its shareholders, with capital appreciation as a secondary objective. Its assets are invested in a diversified portfolio of debt securities issued by the United States and non-United States corporations and governments.
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