John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II (NYSE:PDT) declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, December 21st, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.0975 per share by the real estate investment trust on Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $1.17 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.

John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II has raised its dividend by an average of 4.4% annually over the last three years.

Shares of John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II (NYSE:PDT) traded down $0.02 on Thursday, hitting $16.98. 79,071 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 82,430. John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II has a one year low of $14.90 and a one year high of $17.33.

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John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II Company Profile

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide high current income, consistent with modest growth of capital. The Fund seeks to pursue its objective by investing in a diversified portfolio comprised primarily of dividend paying preferred securities and common equity securities.

Dividend History for John Hancock Patriot Premium Div Fund II (NYSE:PDT)

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