John Hancock Financial Opprts Fund (BTO) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

Press coverage about John Hancock Financial Opprts Fund (NYSE:BTO) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news 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 positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. John Hancock Financial Opprts Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.7883760397528 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, Royal Bank of Canada restated an “outperform” rating on shares of John Hancock Financial Opprts Fund in a research note on Thursday, September 7th.

Shares of John Hancock Financial Opprts Fund (NYSE:BTO) opened at $39.04 on Thursday. John Hancock Financial Opprts Fund has a 12 month low of $31.24 and a 12 month high of $39.37.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Monday, December 11th will be paid a $0.3701 dividend. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 8th.

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John Hancock Financial Opprts Fund Company Profile

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund (the Fund) is a closed-end, diversified management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a high level of total return consisting of long-term capital appreciation and current income. The Fund utilizes a credit facility agreement to increase its assets available for investments.

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