First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:FFA)

$16.31 -0.01 (-0.06 %)
(As of 01/21/2018 01:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$16.31
Today's Range$16.21 - $16.35
52-Week Range$13.70 - $16.67
Volume46,524 shs
Average Volume65,797 shs
Market Capitalization$325.76 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.99%
Beta0.94

About First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (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 Closed End Funds
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancials
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

Trailing EPSN/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 Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund's stock symbol?

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

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

First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.285 per share on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $1.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.99%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 22nd. View First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund's Dividend History.

Who are some of First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund's key competitors?

Who are First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund's key executives?

First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund'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 B. Nielson Ph.D., Independent Trustee (Age 63)

Who owns First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund stock?

First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include North Star Investment Management Corp. (1.51%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund.

Who sold First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund stock? Who is selling First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund stock?

First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including North Star Investment Management Corp.. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund.

How do I buy First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund stock?

Shares of First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund 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 Equity Income Fund's stock price today?

One share of First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.31.

How big of a company is First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund?

First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund has a market capitalization of $325.76 million.

How can I contact First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund?

First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund'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 Equity Income Fund (FFA)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  35 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  36 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  71
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

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Dividends

First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:12/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.14
Dividend Yield:6.99%
Dividend Growth:6.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Frequency:Quarterly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA)

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

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/12/2017quarterly$0.297.09%12/22/201712/26/201712/29/2017
9/12/2017quarterly$0.297.58%9/22/20179/25/20179/29/2017
6/13/2017quarterly$0.297.59%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 Equity Income Fund (NYSE FFA) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

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First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE FFA) Insider Trades by Quarter

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)

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This page was last updated on 1/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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