John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III ( HPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.122 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 31, 2018. Shareholders who purchased HPS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that HPS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.53, the dividend yield is 7.9%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HPS was $18.53, representing a -2.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.06 and a 10.3% increase over the 52 week low of $16.80.
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