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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
1.60% 1.14% 686.38M 35467.80
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
1.26% 14.00% -- Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Fund's primary investment objective is long-term capital appreciation and moderate income as a secondary objective. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the Fund's net assets will be invested in equity securities of U.S. and foreign financial services companies of any size. These companies may include, but are not limited to, banks, thrifts, finance companies, brokerage and advisory firms, real estate-related firms, insurance companies and financial holding companies. The Fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets in common and preferred stocks and U.S. and foreign debt securities.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Financial
Category Index S&P 1500 Financials TR
Global Category Name Financials Sector Equity
YCharts Categorization Financials Equity
YCharts Benchmark S&P 1500 Financials (Sector) Total Return (^SP15FINSTR)
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Financial
Fund Owner Firm Name John Hancock
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 1500 Financials TR 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Susan Curry 16.01 yrs
Ryan Lentell 7.34 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1 Month
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1 Year
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300.56M Category High
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Performance Versus Category

 
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As of November 25, 2022. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
YTD
25.24%
36.48%
13.09%
-25.66%
38.88%
-8.57%
61.97%
-17.91%
-0.87%
7.51%
22.40%
-8.71%
27.67%
15.90%
21.82%
-15.07%
4.87%
34.98%
7.48%
-19.00%
27.45%
-7.30%
39.32%
-7.50%
1.80%
32.33%
10.42%
-17.43%
31.43%
-7.59%
38.90%
-14.94%
-21.37%
41.75%
-4.15%
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27.82%
-41.60%
42.28%
-9.37%
2.52%
30.80%
10.48%
-19.63%
29.78%
-8.66%
33.50%
-7.80%
As of November 25, 2022.

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (11-25-22) 1.26%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Stock
Weighted Average PE Ratio 10.03
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
Weighted Median ROA Upgrade
Forecasted Dividend Yield Upgrade
Forecasted PE Ratio Upgrade
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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Bond
Current Yield --
Yield to Maturity --
Effective Duration --
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Average Credit Score --
Average Price --
As of September 30, 2022

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 8/18/1994
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 6/25/2021
Attributes
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund Yes
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
Socially Responsible Fund No

Asset Allocation

As of September 30, 2022.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash -1.20% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 95.52% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 1.58% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 4.10% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
M&T Bank Corp 2.01% 172.14 0.27%
Huntington Bancshares Inc 1.94% 15.24 0.59%
Zions Bancorp NA 1.78% 51.75 0.96%
Regions Financial Corp 1.73% 22.87 0.93%
Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc 1.71% 147.95 -0.04%
Fifth Third Bancorp 1.70% 36.48 0.41%
Bank of America Corp 1.68% 37.70 0.56%
PNC Financial Services Group Inc 1.67% 167.65 1.62%
WSFS Financial Corp 1.65% 47.94 -0.19%
Comerica Inc 1.62% 71.85 -0.39%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Fund's primary investment objective is long-term capital appreciation and moderate income as a secondary objective. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the Fund's net assets will be invested in equity securities of U.S. and foreign financial services companies of any size. These companies may include, but are not limited to, banks, thrifts, finance companies, brokerage and advisory firms, real estate-related firms, insurance companies and financial holding companies. The Fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets in common and preferred stocks and U.S. and foreign debt securities.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Financial
Category Index S&P 1500 Financials TR
Global Category Name Financials Sector Equity
YCharts Categorization Financials Equity
YCharts Benchmark S&P 1500 Financials (Sector) Total Return (^SP15FINSTR)
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Financial
Fund Owner Firm Name John Hancock
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 1500 Financials TR 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Susan Curry 16.01 yrs
Ryan Lentell 7.34 yrs

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (11-25-22) 1.26%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Stock
Weighted Average PE Ratio 10.03
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
Weighted Median ROA Upgrade
Forecasted Dividend Yield Upgrade
Forecasted PE Ratio Upgrade
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield --
Yield to Maturity --
Effective Duration --
Average Coupon Upgrade
Average Credit Score --
Average Price --
As of September 30, 2022

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 8/18/1994
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 6/25/2021
Attributes
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund Yes
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
Socially Responsible Fund No

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