John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III ( HPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1222 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HPS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that HPS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.6, the dividend yield is 7.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HPS was $19.6, representing a -3.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.30 and a 12.97% increase over the 52 week low of $17.35.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HPS Dividend History page.