John Hancock Investments – John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund (NYSE:HTY) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest


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John Hancock Investments – John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund (NYSE:HTY) was the target of a large drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,000 shares, a drop of 92.2% from the December 15th total of 51,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 60,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.1 days.

Shares of HTY stock traded up $0.02 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $5.67. The company had a trading volume of 46,515 shares, compared to its average volume of 48,902. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $5.56 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $5.32. John Hancock Investments – John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund has a one year low of $3.75 and a one year high of $7.30.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 31st. Investors of record on Friday, December 11th were paid a $0.16 dividend. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.29%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 10th.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. AlphaMark Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of John Hancock Investments – John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $94,000. Integrated Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of John Hancock Investments – John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund by 15.5% in the 3rd quarter. Integrated Capital Management Inc. now owns 20,141 shares of the company’s stock valued at $103,000 after acquiring an additional 2,699 shares in the last quarter. Shaker Financial Services LLC raised its stake in shares of John Hancock Investments – John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund by 19.0% in the 3rd quarter. Shaker Financial Services LLC now owns 58,667 shares of the company’s stock valued at $299,000 after acquiring an additional 9,350 shares in the last quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC increased its position in John Hancock Investments – John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund by 22.8% in the 3rd quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC now owns 132,915 shares of the company’s stock worth $677,000 after buying an additional 24,695 shares during the period. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in John Hancock Investments – John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund by 27.2% in the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 138,741 shares of the company’s stock worth $706,000 after buying an additional 29,703 shares during the period.

John Hancock Investments – John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund Company Profile

John Hancock Investments – John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by John Hancock Investment Management LLC. It is co-managed by Analytic Investors, LLC and Epoch Investment Partners, Inc The fund invests in the public equity markets across the globe.

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