John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund


About: John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund is a closed-end management investment company. Its investment objective is to provide total return with a focus on current income and gains and also consisting of long-term capital appreciation. It invests in various sectors such as financials, consumer discretionary, information technology, energy, healthcare, materials, real estate, consumer staples, short-term investments, and others.

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of 6,665 funds
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Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

100% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 4 | Existing positions closed: 2

7% more funds holding

Funds holding: 29 [Q4 2023] → 31 (+2) [Q1 2024]

5% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $26.8M [Q4 2023] → $28.1M (+$1.3M) [Q1 2024]

0.1% more ownership

Funds ownership: 21.98% [Q4 2023] → 22.07% (+0.1%) [Q1 2024]

40% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 9 | Existing positions reduced: 15

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