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John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income
HTD : NYSE : Financial
$20.00 -0.33 | -1.60%
Today's Range: 19.89 - 20.68
Avg. Daily Volume: 88,700
02/10/16 - 3:42 PM ET
  • Last Ratings Update:12/31/2015
  • Price as of 12/31/2015 :$20.57
  • Net Assets:$836 Million
  • NAV:$22.94
  • Premium-10.33%
  • Peer Rank:59 of 269
  • Investment Rating:A-
  • Performance:B+
  • RiskB-
HTD Price Chart


We rate J Hancock Tax Advantage Div Income at A-. Positive factors that influence this rating include a well above average total return and low price volatility. The fund invests approximately 61% of its assets in stocks and may be considered for investors seeking an Equity Income strategy.


Total return ranks very high in comparison with peers over the last three years. The J Hancock Tax Advantage Div Income has returned an annual rate of 9.04% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 14.08% in the last five years, 10.99% in the last three years, and 0.21% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 88% of them. It has also outpaced 78% of its competitors on a three year basis and 61% of them over the last year for the period ending 12/31/2015. On a year to date basis, HTD has returned 0.21%.

Downside risk has been below average. HTD has a draw down risk of -16.31%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 13.0%. This fund has had moderate volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 12/31/2015, the fund was trading at a price of $20.57, which is 2.2% below its 52-week high of $21.03 and 5.9% above its 52-week low of $19.42.

High expense ratio hinders performance. On total assets of $836.00 million, HTD maintains a high expense ratio compared to its Equity Income peers of 1.63% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As HTD is a closed end fund, it has no front end or back end load.

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