NYSE:FFA - First Trust Enhanced Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$15.46 +0.02 (+0.13 %)
(As of 05/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.46
Today's Range$15.38 - $15.46
52-Week Range$14.00 - $16.67
Volume16,443 shs
Average Volume54,125 shs
Market Capitalization$312.18 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.29%
Beta0.87

About First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA)

First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to provide a high level of current income and gains and, to a lesser extent, capital appreciation. The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of equity securities. Under normal market conditions, the Fund pursues an integrated investment strategy, in which the Fund invests all of its managed assets in a diversified portfolio of common stocks of the United States corporations and the United States dollar-denominated equity securities of the non-United States issuers. These securities are traded on the United States securities exchanges. In addition, on an ongoing and consistent basis, the Fund writes (sells) covered call options on a portion of the Fund's managed assets. First Trust Advisors L.P. is the investment advisor of the Fund. Chartwell Investment Partners, LLC is the sub-advisor of the Fund.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorN/A
SymbolNYSE:FFA
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-630-7658000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares19,970,000

First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Trust Enhanced's stock symbol?

First Trust Enhanced trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FFA."

How often does First Trust Enhanced pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Trust Enhanced?

First Trust Enhanced announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.285 per share on Thursday, March 29th. This represents a $1.14 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd. View First Trust Enhanced's Dividend History.

Who are First Trust Enhanced's key executives?

First Trust Enhanced's management team includes the folowing people:
  • James A. Bowen, Chairman of the Board of Trustee (Age 62)
  • James M. Dykas, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 51)
  • Donald P. Swade, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer (Age 45)
  • Kristi A. Maher, Chief Compliance Officer, Assistant Secretary (Age 51)
  • Daniel J. Lindquist, Vice President (Age 47)
  • W. Scott Jardine Esq., Secretary, Chief Legal Officer (Age 57)
  • Richard E. Erickson M.D., Lead Independent Trustee (Age 66)
  • Thomas R. Kadlec, Independent Trustee (Age 60)
  • Robert F. Keith, Independent Trustee (Age 61)
  • Niel Byron Nielson Ph.D., Independent Trustee (Age 64)

Has First Trust Enhanced been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about FFA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Enhanced earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 44.79 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are First Trust Enhanced's major shareholders?

First Trust Enhanced's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.58%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (1.26%), UBS Group AG (0.92%), Arete Wealth Advisors LLC (0.86%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.75%) and Shaker Financial Services LLC (0.69%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Trust Enhanced.

Which major investors are selling First Trust Enhanced stock?

FFA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royal Bank of Canada, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Trust Enhanced.

Which major investors are buying First Trust Enhanced stock?

FFA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shaker Financial Services LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Doliver Capital Advisors LP, Stifel Financial Corp, RMB Capital Management LLC, Arete Wealth Advisors LLC and UBS Group AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Trust Enhanced.

How do I buy shares of First Trust Enhanced?

Shares of FFA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First Trust Enhanced's stock price today?

One share of FFA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.46.

How big of a company is First Trust Enhanced?

First Trust Enhanced has a market capitalization of $312.18 million.

How can I contact First Trust Enhanced?

First Trust Enhanced's mailing address is 120 E Liberty Dr Ste 400, WHEATON, IL 60187-5455, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-630-7658000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Trust Enhanced (FFA)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  47 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  49 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  96
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Trust Enhanced and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FFA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FFA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
(Data available from 5/20/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA) Dividend Information

First Trust Enhanced pays an annual dividend of $1.14 per share, with a dividend yield of 7.37%. FFA's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Thursday, March 29.
Most Recent Dividend:3/29/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.14
Dividend Yield:7.37%
Dividend Growth:6.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Frequency:Quarterly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA)

First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/13/2018quarterly$0.28507.29%3/22/20183/23/20183/29/2018
12/12/2017quarterly$0.28507.09%12/22/201712/26/201712/29/2017
9/12/2017quarterly$0.28507.58%9/22/20179/25/20179/29/2017
6/13/2017quarterly$0.28507.59%6/22/20176/26/20176/30/2017
3/10/2017quarterly$0.256.92%3/22/20173/24/20173/31/2017
12/14/2016quarterly$0.246.98%12/22/201612/27/201612/30/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

First Trust Enhanced (NYSE FFA) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA)

First Trust Enhanced (NYSE FFA) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
8/24/2015James A BowenDirectorBuy4,003$12.94$51,798.824,003View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

First Trust Enhanced (NYSE FFA) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Redefine Properties Limited -- Moodys takes action on 11 South African corporates following confirmation of sovereign rating at Baa3 stableRedefine Properties Limited -- Moody's takes action on 11 South African corporates following confirmation of sovereign rating at Baa3 stable
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 3:25 PM
GROUPAMA 2017 results - Significant increase in operating income at €349 millionGROUPAMA 2017 results - Significant increase in operating income at €349 million
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 9:01 AM
First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (FFA) to Issue $0.29 Quarterly DividendFirst Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (FFA) to Issue $0.29 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 5:15 PM
First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund Issues Notice Regarding December 2017 DistributionFirst Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund Issues Notice Regarding December 2017 Distribution
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 5:39 PM
First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (FFA) Declares $0.29 Quarterly DividendFirst Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (FFA) Declares $0.29 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 5:52 PM
Gold Fields Orogen Holding (BVI) Limited -- Moodys places eight South African corporates on review for downgrade following sovereign actionGold Fields Orogen Holding (BVI) Limited -- Moody's places eight South African corporates on review for downgrade following sovereign action
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 9:00 AM
First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund Issues Notice Regarding September 2017 DistributionFirst Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund Issues Notice Regarding September 2017 Distribution
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 2:34 PM
First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund Issues Notice Regarding September 2017 Distribution - Business Wire (press release)First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund Issues Notice Regarding September 2017 Distribution - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - September 29 at 7:34 PM
First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (FFA) Announces $0.29 Quarterly DividendFirst Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (FFA) Announces $0.29 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 6:08 PM
GROUPAMA - 2017 Half-Year Results - Significant increase in net income at €286 millionGROUPAMA - 2017 Half-Year Results - Significant increase in net income at €286 million
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 6:33 PM
BRIEF-First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund says ‍increased its regularly scheduled quarterly distributionBRIEF-First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund says ‍increased its regularly scheduled quarterly distribution
www.reuters.com - June 12 at 6:02 PM

SEC Filings

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Financials

First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement

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This page was last updated on 5/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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