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NYSE:FGB

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

$3.62
-0.06 (-1.63%)
(As of 05/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.61
$3.69
50-Day Range
$3.53
$4.24
52-Week Range
$3.49
$4.39
Volume
39,273 shs
Average Volume
48,864 shs
Market Capitalization
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Dividend Yield
0.11%
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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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Ex-Dividend for 2/28 Dividend
2/22/2022
Dividend Payable
2/28/2022
Today
5/18/2022
Ex-Dividend for 5/31 Dividend
5/20/2022
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5/31/2022

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0.91 out of 5 stars

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First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE:FGB) Frequently Asked Questions

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 during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 22,200 shares, an increase of 552.9% from the April 15th total of 3,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 40,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 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. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.12%. 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 pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.11%.
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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."

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.00%), Commonwealth Equity Services LLC (0.00%), Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC (0.00%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.00%), SYM FINANCIAL Corp (0.00%) and Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC (0.00%).
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Which major investors are selling First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund stock?

FGB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nova R Wealth Inc., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Shaker Financial Services LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC, and BDO Wealth Advisors LLC.
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Which major investors are buying First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund stock?

FGB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC, Csenge Advisory Group, SYM FINANCIAL Corp, and Commonwealth Equity Services LLC.
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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 $3.62.

What is First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's official website?

The official website for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund is www.ftportfolios.com.

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 closed-end fund can be reached via phone at 630-765-8000.

This page was last updated on 5/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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