John Hancock Funds(7)

Global Values with Catalysts

John Hancock Global Opportunities Fund

US> Business/Financial Services >

Jul 22, 2010

Whether taking local positions or investing globally, a thorough research process that scrutinizes one stock at a time is bound to add value to a portfolio. Christopher Arbuthnot, portfolio manager of the John Hancock Global Opportunities Fund, hunts for investment ideas in all corners of the world with a disciplined approach and a keen focus on near-term catalyst in place to unlock inherent value.

Hidden Gems in Small Caps

John Hancock Small Cap Intrinsic Value Fund

US> Consumer Goods/Services >

May 21, 2010

Small-cap investing requires patient and detailed analytical rigor in a segment of the market that is frequently underfollowed and subject to liquidity concerns. At the helm of the John Hancock Small Cap Intrinsic Value Fund, Timothy Malloy and his team screen the small-cap universe for nimble and undiscovered companies with a near-term catalyst to boost sales and earnings.

Risk Aware Small-Cap Growth Managers

John Hancock Small Cap Equity Fund

US> Small-Cap > Value

Dec 13, 2006

Most people would expect small-cap growth funds to be always looking for the next big thing and to invest in hundreds of stocks to find the next Google. This one is different. Managed with an institutional approach, the fund focuses on the high-quality businesses and invests for the long term. Always aware of the risks, the fund has fewer names than its peers as it poseses a higher level of confidence in each name.

Sustainable Growth in Focus

John Hancock U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund

US> Small-Cap > Core

Apr 20, 2005

While most funds put in place tight screening criteria for the stocks they already consider buying, for some it all starts with a strict universe. The portfolio managers of the John Hancock U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund look at a well-defined pool...

With Class and Old Fashioned Realism

John Hancock Classic Value Fund

US> Mid-Cap > Growth

Jan 07, 2004

With an in-house dedicated research team of 11 analysts and a proprietary computer modeling system, Richard Pzena and John Goetz have been managing this traditional value portfolio for nearly a decade now. John Hancock Classic Value remained a consistent top-quintile performer over the past 5-year, 3-year, and 1-year periods. Pzena spoke to Ticker about their best quality picks and worst disappointments.

Demographics and Innovation Should Drive Healthcare

John Hancock Health Sciences Fund


Mar 01, 2003

Linda Miller, CFA, is a vice president of John Hancock Funds. She believes the next 10 years will provide excellent results from this broad industry based on two key factors, demographics and technological innovation. She expects biotech names to play a key role in this growth.

Value from Simple Arithmetic

John Hancock Classic Value Fund

US> Mid-Cap > Growth

Jan 01, 2003

After more than a decade of managing money for institutional clients who placed their confidence in his deep value investment approach, John Hancock and Associates discovered Richard S. Pzena's expertise - and that of his research staff.