John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income

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HTD : NYSE : Financial
$24.88 up 0.11 | 0.44%
Today's Range: 24.66 - 24.89
Avg. Daily Volume: 88,700
07/28/16 - 2:16 PM ET
  • Last Ratings Update:06/30/2016
  • Price as of 06/30/2016 :$24.93
  • Net Assets:$836 Million
  • NAV:$27.23
  • Premium-8.45%
  • Peer Rank:3 of 268
  • Investment Rating:A+
  • Performance:A
  • RiskB
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We rate J Hancock Tax Advantage Div Income at A+. This overall rating indicates it is among the top 10% of all closed end funds in its peer group. 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 10.59% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 15.99% in the last five years, 18.45% in the last three years, and 35.32% in the last year. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last five years, it has outperformed 93% of them. It has also outpaced 91% of its competitors on a three year basis and 93% of them over the last year for the period ending 6/30/2016. On a year to date basis, HTD has returned 25.21%.

Downside risk has been below average. HTD has a draw down risk of -13.57%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 12.2%. This fund has had moderate volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 6/30/2016, the fund was trading at a price of $24.93, which is 0.1% below its 52-week high of $24.96 and 4.5% above its 52-week low of $23.85.

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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