John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund And John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Release Earnings Data

BOSTON, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund (NYSE: HEQ) and John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE: BTO) announced earnings1 for the three months ended June 30, 2018. The same data for the comparable three months ended June 30, 2017 is also available below. 

Three Months Ended 6/30/2018

Ticker

Fund Name

Current Fiscal
Year End

Net Investment
Income

Per Common
Share

NAV

Total Managed
Assets

Total Net
Assets

HEQ

Hedged Equity & Income Fund

12/31

$2,791,941

$0.229

$16.27

$198,576,035

$198,576,035

BTO

Financial Opportunities Fund

12/31

$1,827,344

$0.098

$38.01

$819,640,929

*

$709,640,929

Three Months Ended 06/30/2017

Ticker

Fund Name

Current Fiscal
Year End

Net Investment
Income

Per Common
Share

NAV

Total Managed
Assets

Total Net
Assets

HEQ

Hedged Equity & Income Fund

12/31

$2,038,770

$0.167

$17.47

$213,183,296

$213,183,296

BTO

Financial Opportunities Fund

12/31

$2,391,240

$0.128

$34.67

$755,657,088

*

$645,657,088

*Total managed assets include assets attributable to borrowings under a Liquidity Agreement.

Amounts distributed by the Funds may vary from the earnings shown above and will be announced in separate press releases. 

Statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined by the United States securities laws. You should exercise caution in interpreting and relying on forward-looking statements because they are subject to uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond the Fund’s control and could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.

An investor should consider a Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing.

About John Hancock Investments
John Hancock Investments provides asset management services to individuals and institutions through a unique manager-of-managers approach.  A wealth management business of John Hancock Financial, we managed more than $155 billion in assets as of March 31, 2018 across mutual funds, college savings plans, and retirement plans.

About John Hancock Financial and Manulife Financial
John Hancock Financial is a division of Manulife Financial, a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Operating as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States, the Company offers clients a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through its extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$1.1 trillion (US$850 billion) as of March 31, 2018. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as ‘MFC’ on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under ‘945’ on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet at manulife.com.

The John Hancock unit, through its insurance companies, comprises one of the largest life insurers in the United States. John Hancock offers and administers a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, fixed products, mutual funds, 401(k) plans, college savings, and other forms of business insurance. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at johnhancock.com.

1 Earnings refer to net investment income, which comprises the Fund’s interest and dividend income, less expenses.  Earnings presented represent past earnings and there is no guarantee of future results.

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