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NYSE:FGB

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (FGB) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$3.59
+0.02 (+0.56%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$3.55
$3.62
50-Day Range
$3.47
$3.66
52-Week Range
$2.76
$3.67
Volume
75,639 shs
Average Volume
58,290 shs
Market Capitalization
N/A
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
9.19%
Price Target
N/A

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About First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund Stock (NYSE:FGB)

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by First Trust Advisors L.P. It is co-managed by Confluence Investment Management LLC. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the specialty finance and other financial sectors. The fund primarily invests in value stocks of companies, as well as in Business Development Companies, REITs, and other mortgage related securities. It employs fundamental analysis to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against a composite benchmark comprised of 70% Wells Fargo BDC Index, 20% FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REIT Index, and 10% S&P SmallCap Financials Index. It was formerly known as First Trust/Gallatin Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund. First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund was formed on March 20, 2007 and domiciled in the United States.

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/22/2023
Dividend Payable
12/01/2023
Ex-Dividend for 2/29 Dividend
2/22/2024
Today
2/24/2024
Dividend Payable
2/29/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Asset Management
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
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Employees
N/A
Year Founded
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Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.92 million

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
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FGB Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have FGB shares performed in 2024?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's stock was trading at $3.58 at the start of the year. Since then, FGB shares have increased by 0.3% and is now trading at $3.59.
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Are investors shorting First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 98,500 shares, a decline of 19.4% from the January 15th total of 122,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 54,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days.
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How often does First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.083 per share on Thursday, February 29th. This represents a $0.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 22nd. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08.
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Is First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund a good dividend stock?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE:FGB) pays an annual dividend of $0.33 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.11%.
Read our dividend analysis for FGB.

What other stocks do shareholders of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), ONEOK (OKE), AT&T (T), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Energy Transfer (ET), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Arbor Realty Trust (ABR), Ares Capital (ARCC), Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust (BCX) and BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (BDJ).

Who are First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's major shareholders?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Consolidated Portfolio Review Corp (0.00%), Private Advisor Group LLC (0.00%), Matisse Capital (0.00%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.00%), Shaker Financial Services LLC (0.00%) and SYM FINANCIAL Corp (0.00%).
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How do I buy shares of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund?

Shares of FGB stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:FGB) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff