October 22, 2014 5:59 PM ET

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Company Overview of John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund

Company Overview

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by John Hancock Funds, LLC. It is co-managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and John Hancock Asset Management. The fund invests in public equity markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in the stocks of companies operating across the diversified sectors. The fund invests in the preferred stocks and common stocks. It invests in preferred stocks and debt obligations that are rated investment grade by Moody or S&P, or preferred stock of issuers of investment-grade senior debt. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index and the Merrill Lynch Pre...

601 Congress Street

Boston, MA 02210-2805

United States

Founded in 1989

Key Executives for John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 55
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
Managing Director of John Hancock Asset Management and Portfolio Manager of John Hancock Asset Management
President and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 43
Managing Director of John Hancock Asset Management and Portfolio Manager of John Hancock Asset Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Key Developments

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Announces Monthly Distribution, Payable on October 31, 2014

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund announced that it will make monthly distributions of an amount equal to $0.09 per share an increase of 12.5% over the previous monthly distribution of $0.08 per share. Ex date is on October 9, 2014 and record date is on October 14, 2014. The dividend is payable on October 31, 2014.

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Declares Monthly Distributions, Payable on September 30, 2014

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund declared monthly distribution of $0.0800 per share. The dividend will be payable on September 30, 2014 to the share holders with record date of September 12, 2014. The ex-date is September 10, 2014.

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Announces Earnings Results for the Quarter Ended July 31, 2014

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund announced earnings results for the quarter ended July 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net investment income of $12,605,999 or $0.254 per common share compared to net investment income of $12,361,560 or $0.247 per common share of prior year period.

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