John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, June 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 12th will be paid a dividend of 0.2002 per share by the financial services provider on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.48%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. This is a boost from John Hancock Income Securities Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.20.

John Hancock Income Securities Trust has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 5.3% annually over the last three years.

Shares of John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE JHS) traded up 0.34% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $14.67. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,284 shares. John Hancock Income Securities Trust has a 12-month low of $13.60 and a 12-month high of $14.95. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $14.43 and its 200-day moving average price is $14.22.

Dividend History for John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS)

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About John Hancock Income Securities Trust

John Hancock Income Securities Trust is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to generate a high level of current income consistent with prudent investment risk. The Fund invests approximately 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in income securities, consisting of marketable corporate debt securities, governmental obligations, and cash and commercial paper.

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