John Hancock Hedged Equity and Income  

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-0.23 (-1.41%)
Jan 30 - Close
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Range 16.07 - 16.28
52 week 15.72 - 18.98
Open 16.25
Vol / Avg. 41,518.00/59,249.00
Mkt cap 223.83M
P/E     -
Div/yield     -/9.36
EPS     -
Shares 13.73M
Beta 0.92
Inst. own     -


601 Congress Street
BOSTON, MA 02210
United States - Map
+1-617-6634497 (Phone)

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Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund�s investment objective is to provide total return with a focus on current income and gains as well as long-term capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to provide investors with a portfolio that will generate attractive long-term total returns with significant downside equity market protection. Under normal market conditions, the Fund invests at the time of purchase at least 80% of its total assets in equity and equity-related securities. The Fund also intends to write (sell) call options and to purchase United States equity index put option spread transactions on the S&P 500 with respect to a substantial portion of its common stock holdings.

Officers and directors

James M. Oates Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Age: 68
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Hugh McHaffie President
Age: 55
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Steven R. Pruchansky Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Age: 70
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Charles A. Rizzo Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Andrew G. Arnott Executive Vice President
Age: 43
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Francis V. Knox Jr. Chief Compliance Officer
Age: 67
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Salvatore Schiavone Treasurer
Age: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Thomas M. Kinzler Esq. Secretary, Chief Legal Officer
Age: 59
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Charles L. Bardelis Independent Trustee
Age: 73
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
James R. Boyle Trustee
Age: 55
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters