March 06, 2015 5:18 AM ET

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Company Overview of John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund

Company Overview

John Hancock Premium Dividend 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 public equity markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in the stocks of companies operating across the diversified sectors. The fund invests in the preferred stocks and common stocks. It invests in preferred stocks and debt obligations that are rated investment grade by Moody or S&P, or preferred stock of issuers of investment-grade senior debt. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index and the Merrill Lynch Pre...

601 Congress Street

Boston, MA 02210-2805

United States

Founded in 1989

Key Executives for John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund

President
Age: 43
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President and Secretary
Age: 59
Managing Director of John Hancock Asset Management and Portfolio Manager of John Hancock Asset Management
Managing Director of John Hancock Asset Management and Portfolio Manager of John Hancock Asset Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Key Developments

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Declares Monthly Distribution, Payable on March 31, 2015

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund declared monthly distribution of $0.0900 per share. The dividend will be payable on March 31, 2015 to the shareholders record on March 12, 2015. The ex-date is March 10, 2015.

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Reports Earnings Results for the Three Months Ended January 31, 2015

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund reported earnings results for the three months ended January 31, 2015. For the three months period, the company reported net investment income of $11,814,106 or $0.239 per common share compared to $12,183,885 or $0.244 per common share a year ago. Net asset value as at January 31, 2015 was $15.77 compared to $13.60 a year ago.

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Declares Monthly Distribution, Payable on February 27, 2015

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund declared monthly distribution of $0.0900 per share. The dividend will be payable on February 27, 2015 to the shareholders record on February 12, 2015. The ex-date is February 10, 2015.

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