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NYSE:FGB - First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Stock Price, Forecast & News

$5.92
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$5.91
Now: $5.92
$5.95
50-Day Range
$5.77
MA: $6.06
$6.40
52-Week Range
$4.73
Now: $5.92
$6.51
Volume28,428 shs
Average Volume47,665 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.11%
BetaN/A
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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Asset Management
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancial Services
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-630-7658000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's stock symbol?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FGB."

How often does First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 25th will be given a dividend of $0.135 per share on Friday, November 29th. This represents a $0.54 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.12%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 22nd. View First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's Dividend History.

Has First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FGB stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd.

Who are some of First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd investors own include New Residential Investment (NRZ), Ares Capital (ARCC), Prospect Capital (PSEC), AbbVie (ABBV), Global Net Lease (GNL), ONEOK (OKE), Two Harbors Investment (TWO), First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund (FEN), Gladstone Investment (GAIN) and Gladstone Capital (GLAD).

Who are First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's key executives?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's major shareholders?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC (0.00%), Quad Cities Investment Group LLC (0.00%), Commonwealth Equity Services LLC (0.00%) and Stifel Financial Corp (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd.

Which institutional investors are selling First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd stock?

FGB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd.

Which institutional investors are buying First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd stock?

FGB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stifel Financial Corp, Quad Cities Investment Group LLC and Commonwealth Equity Services LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd.

How do I buy shares of First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd?

Shares of FGB 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's stock price today?

One share of FGB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.92.

What is First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's official website?

The official website for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd is http://www.ftportfolios.com/.

How can I contact First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd'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 +1-630-7658000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE FGB)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  67 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  61 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  128
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FGB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FGB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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