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Company Overview of John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund

Company Overview

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by John Hancock Funds, LLC. It is co-managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and John Hancock Asset Management. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in the stocks of companies operating across the financial sector. The fund evaluates banks on capital, asset quality, management, earnings and liquidity measures to create its portfolio. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the S&P 1500 Supercomposite Bank Index. The fund was formerly known as John Hancock Bank and Thrift Opportunity Fund. John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund was formed on...

601 Congress Street

Boston, MA 02210-2805

United States

Founded in 1994

Key Executives for John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund

President
Age: 43
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President and Secretary
Age: 59
Treasurer
Age: 49
Portfolio Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Key Developments

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Reports Earnings Results for the Three Months Ended January 31, 2015

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund reported earnings results for the three months ended January 31, 2015. For the three months period, the company reported net investment income of $1,777,980 or $0.096 per common share compared to $1,438,307 or $0.078 per common share a year ago. Net asset value as at January 31, 2015 was $23.58 compared to $23.85 a year ago.

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Quarterly Distribution, Payable on December 31, 2014

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund declared quarterly distribution of $0.2961 per share. The dividend will be payable on December 31, 2014 to the shareholders on recorded on December 11, 2014 with an ex-date of December 9, 2014.

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Announces Earnings Results for the Three Months Ended October 31, 2014

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund announced earnings results for the three months ended October 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported net investment income of $1,625,237 or $0.088 per common share compared to net investment income of $1,859,245 or $0.100 per common share of prior year period. As on date, net asset value was $25.19 per share against $23.01 per share for the same date a year ago.

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