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John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Releases Earnings Data

Friday, July 26, 2013

John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Releases Earnings Data

16:56 EDT Friday, July 26, 2013

BOSTON, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund announced earnings for the three months ended June 30, 2013. The same data for the comparable three month period ended June 30, 2012 is also available below.

Three Months Ended 6/30/2013

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*

$536,467

$0.039

$18.55

$254,807,872

$254,807,872

Three Months Ended 6/30/2012

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*

$550,846

$0.039

$17.80

$251,840,061

$251,840,061

*As announced on December 12, 2012, the Fund's fiscal year-end was changed from October 31 to December 31.

 

Earnings refer to net investment income, which is comprised of the Funds' interest and dividend income, less expenses. Amounts distributed by the Fund 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 FundsThe Boston-based mutual fund business unit of John Hancock Financial, John Hancock Funds, manages more than $91billion in open-end funds, closed-end funds, college savings assets, retirement plans and related party assets for individual and institutional investors at March 31, 2013.

About John Hancock Financial and Manulife Financial CorporationJohn 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 Cdn$555 billion (US$547 billion) at March 31, 2013.

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 www.manulife.com.

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

SOURCE John Hancock Funds

For further information: Media Contact: Ed Powers, 617-663-4223; Investor Contact: 800-843-0090

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