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NYSE:FGB

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund Stock Forecast, Price & News

$3.24
0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 07/6/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.18
$3.26
50-Day Range
$3.06
$4.03
52-Week Range
$2.82
$4.33
Volume
34,355 shs
Average Volume
47,098 shs
Market Capitalization
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P/E Ratio
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Dividend Yield
0.11%
Price Target
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First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund MarketRank™ Forecast

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Short Interest
Bearish
Dividend Strength
Weak
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Sustainability
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News Sentiment
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Insider Trading
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Proj. Earnings Growth
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Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

0.33 out of 5 stars

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About First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Asset Management
Sub-Industry
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Sector
Finance
Fax
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Employees
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Year Founded
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/31 Dividend
5/20/2022
Dividend Payable
5/31/2022
Today
7/07/2022

Profitability

Pretax Margin
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Optionable
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First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund Frequently Asked Questions

How has First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's stock price performed in 2022?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's stock was trading at $4.09 at the beginning of the year. Since then, FGB stock has decreased by 20.8% and is now trading at $3.2386.
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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 increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,400 shares, an increase of 42.1% from the May 15th total of 3,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 34,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.0825 per share on Tuesday, May 31st. This represents a $0.33 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.19%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 20th.
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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 $0.70 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.11%.
View First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's dividend history.

Who are First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's key executives?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark Raymond Bradley, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. James M. Dykas, Sr. VP and Controller (Age 53)
  • Mr. Kristi A. Maher, Chief Compliance Officer and Assistant Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. William Scott Jardine Esq., Chief Legal Officer and Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Daniel Joel Lindquist CFA, Managing Director and Portfolio Mang. (Age 49)

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).

What is First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's stock symbol?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FGB."

How do I buy shares of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund?

Shares of FGB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's stock price today?

One share of FGB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.24.

How can I contact First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's mailing address is 120 E Liberty Dr Ste 400, WHEATON, IL 60187-5455, United States. The official website for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund is www.ftportfolios.com. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at 630-765-8000.

This page (NYSE:FGB) was last updated on 7/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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