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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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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?
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.
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First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/20/2016 forward)
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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|
|Dividend Growth:||6.30% (3 Year Average)|
First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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First Trust Enhanced (NYSE FFA) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
First Trust Enhanced (NYSE FFA) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|8/24/2015||James A Bowen||Director||Buy||4,003||$12.94||$51,798.82||4,003|| |
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First Trust Enhanced (NYSE:FFA) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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