December 18, 2014 7:47 PM ET

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Company Overview of John Hancock Preferred Income Fund

Company Overview

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by John Hancock Funds, LLC. It is co-managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and John Hancock Asset Management. The fund adopts a value-oriented approach to invest in preferred securities, including convertible preferred securities of companies operating in diversified industries. It makes its investment in preferred stocks or other fixed income securities which are rated investment grade or higher by Moody’s or Standard and Poor’s at the time of investment. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Merrill Lynch Preferred Stock Hybrid Securities Index, the Lehman Brothers Aggregate In...

601 Congress Street

Boston, MA 02210-2805

United States

Founded in 2002

Key Executives for John Hancock Preferred Income Fund

President
Age: 43
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
Chief Legal Officer
Age: 59
Treasurer
Age: 49
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund Key Developments

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund Declares Monthly Distribution, Payable on December 18, 2014

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund declared monthly distribution of $0.1400 per share. The dividend will be payable on December 18, 2014 to the shareholders record on December 11, 2014. The ex-date is December 9, 2014.

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund Announces Earnings Results for the Three Months Ended October 31, 2014

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund announced earnings results for the three months ended October 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported net investment income of $11,008,611 or $0.424 per common share compared to net investment income of $10,940,281 or $0.421 per common share of prior year period. As on date, net asset value was $21.72 per share against $19.62 per share for the same date a year ago.

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund Declares Monthly Distribution, Payable on November 28, 2014

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund declared monthly distribution of $0.1400 per share. The dividend will be payable on November 28, 2014 to the shareholders record on November 13, 2014. The ex-date is November 10, 2014.

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