Technical Analysis for HPF - John Hancock Pfd Income Fund II

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
B 18.81 1.40% 0.26
HPF closed up 1.4 percent on Monday, March 1, 2021, on 67 percent of normal volume. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Flat
Historical HPF trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.00%
MACD Bullish Centerline Cross Bullish 0.00%
Cup with Handle Other 0.00%
MACD Bearish Centerline Cross Bearish 1.40%
Cup with Handle Other 1.40%
Inside Day Range Contraction 1.40%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 1.40%
Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 1.79%
Expansion Pivot Sell Setup Bearish Swing Setup 1.79%
Older End-of-Day Signals for HPF ...

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John Hancock Pfd Income Fund II Description

John Hancock Preferred Income Fund II 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 other preferred securities, including convertible preferred securities or other fixed income securities rated investment grade or higher by Moody or S&P. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Merrill Lynch Preferred Stock Hybrid Securities Index and Lehman Brothers US Aggregate Bond Index. John Hancock Preferred Income Fund II was formed on November 29, 2002 and is domiciled in the United States.


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Is HPF a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 21.44
52 Week Low 9.0
Average Volume 85,712
200-Day Moving Average 18.25
50-Day Moving Average 18.70
20-Day Moving Average 18.81
10-Day Moving Average 18.73
Average True Range 0.20
ADX 19.15
+DI 22.04
-DI 25.99
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 18.57
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 18.89
Upper Bollinger Band 19.18
Lower Bollinger Band 18.43
Percent B (%b) 0.5
BandWidth 3.99
MACD Line 0.01
MACD Signal Line 0.04
MACD Histogram -0.0338
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 19.16
Resistance 3 (R3) 19.13 18.99 19.10
Resistance 2 (R2) 18.99 18.90 19.00 19.08
Resistance 1 (R1) 18.90 18.85 18.95 18.93 19.06
Pivot Point 18.76 18.76 18.78 18.77 18.76
Support 1 (S1) 18.67 18.67 18.72 18.70 18.56
Support 2 (S2) 18.53 18.62 18.54 18.54
Support 3 (S3) 18.44 18.53 18.52
Support 4 (S4) 18.47