First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:FGB)

$6.52 0.01 (0.15 %)
(As of 11/21/2017 02:01 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.51
Today's Range$6.51 - $6.57
52-Week Range$6.44 - $8.43
Volume19,700 shs
Average Volume49,780 shs
Market Capitalization$93.19 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield10.77%
Beta0.81

About First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd logoFirst Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's primary investment objective is to seek a high level of current income. The Fund seeks attractive total return as a secondary objective. Under normal market conditions, the Fund invests at least 80% of its Managed Assets in a portfolio of securities of specialty finance and other financial companies. The Fund will concentrate its investments in securities of companies within industries in the financial sector, including business development companies, real estate investment trusts and other mortgage related securities. The Fund may also invest in other financial companies, including banks, savings institutions, brokerage firms, investment management companies, insurance companies, holding companies of the foregoing, and companies that provide related services to such companies. First Trust Advisors L.P. is the advisor of the Fund.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 10.8%
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  • Outstanding Shares: 14,340,000
 

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

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 Friday, November 10th. Investors of record on Friday, November 24th will be given a dividend of $0.175 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.74%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 22nd. View First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's Dividend History.

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

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:

  • James A. Bowen, Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 61)
  • Mark R. Bradley, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 59)
  • James M. Dykas, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer (Age 51)
  • Kristi A. Maher, Chief Compliance Officer, Assistant Secretary (Age 50)
  • Daniel J. Lindquist, Vice President (Age 47)
  • W. Scott Jardine Esq., Secretary, Chief Legal Officer (Age 57)
  • Robert F. Keith, Lead Independent Trustee (Age 60)
  • Richard E. Erickson M.D., Independent Trustee (Age 66)
  • Thomas R. Kadlec, Independent Trustee (Age 59)
  • Niel Byron Nielson Ph.D., Independent Trustee (Age 63)

Who owns First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd stock?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (4.60%), Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC (1.50%), IFC Holdings Incorporated FL (1.22%) and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (0.18%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd.

Who sold First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd stock? Who is selling First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd stock?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd.

Who bought First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd stock? Who is buying First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd stock?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC, IFC Holdings Incorporated FL and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd.

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

Shares of First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd 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 Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's stock price today?

One share of First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.52.

How big of a company is First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd has a market capitalization of $93.19 million.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  21 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  23 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  44
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Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy RatingsNo ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Analysts' Consensus Price Target: N/A

Consensus Price Target History for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

Price Target History for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

Analysts' Ratings History for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

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Earnings

Earnings History for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)


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Earnings Estimates for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

Next Dividend:12/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.70
Dividend Yield:10.74%
Dividend Growth:1.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Frequency:Quarterly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

Dividend History by Quarter for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE FGB)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/10/2017quarterly$0.1810.74%11/22/201711/24/201712/1/2017
8/11/2017quarterly$0.189.67%8/22/20178/24/20178/31/2017
5/11/2017quarterly$0.189.49%5/22/20175/24/20175/31/2017
2/10/2017quarterly$0.188.87%2/22/20172/24/20172/28/2017
5/12/2015quarterly$0.179.69%5/21/20155/26/20155/29/2015
2/11/2015quarterly$0.179.1%2/20/20152/24/20152/27/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE FGB)

Insider Trades by Quarter for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

Insider Trades by Quarter for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE FGB)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/29/2014Daniel T WinterInsiderSell1,400$7.58$10,612.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE FGB)

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First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 (FGB)First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 (FGB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 10 at 5:30 PM
First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund Declares its Quarterly Distribution of $0.175 Per ShareFirst Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund Declares its Quarterly Distribution of $0.175 Per Share
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 4:24 PM
First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities FundFirst Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 7:15 PM
First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 (FGB)First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 (FGB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 5:50 PM
National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Singapore Branch -- Moodys affirms deposit ratings of National Bank of Abu Dhabi, upgrades and withdraws First Gulf Bank deposit ratingsNational Bank of Abu Dhabi, Singapore Branch -- Moody's affirms deposit ratings of National Bank of Abu Dhabi, upgrades and withdraws First Gulf Bank deposit ratings
www.moodys.com - April 3 at 5:26 PM
First Gulf Bank -- Moodys: Large UAE banks post solid Q4 profitability supported by stable core incomeFirst Gulf Bank -- Moody's: Large UAE banks' post solid Q4 profitability supported by stable core income
www.moodys.com - February 13 at 9:55 AM
Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority, PA -- Moodys Assigns A2 to Urban Redev. Auth. of Pittsburgh Tax Increment Bonds Ser. 2017Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority, PA -- Moody's Assigns A2 to Urban Redev. Auth. of Pittsburgh Tax Increment Bonds Ser. 2017
www.moodys.com - January 24 at 5:52 PM
Moodys Corrects Rating of Urban Redev. Auth. of Pittsburgh Tax Increment Bonds Ser. 2006 to A2 from A1Moody's Corrects Rating of Urban Redev. Auth. of Pittsburgh Tax Increment Bonds Ser. 2006 to A2 from A1
www.moodys.com - January 20 at 6:29 PM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR2Moody's assigns definitive ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR2
www.moodys.com - December 6 at 5:24 PM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR2Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR2
www.moodys.com - November 15 at 5:32 PM
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www.moodys.com - November 3 at 10:37 PM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Colony American Finance 2016-2Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Colony American Finance 2016-2
www.moodys.com - October 31 at 5:10 PM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Tricon American Homes 2016-SFR1Moody's assigns definitive ratings to Tricon American Homes 2016-SFR1
www.moodys.com - October 25 at 5:04 PM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-2Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-2
www.moodys.com - October 18 at 10:00 AM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to AMSR 2016-SFR1Moody's assigns definitive ratings to AMSR 2016-SFR1
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Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Tricon American Homes 2016-SFR1Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Tricon American Homes 2016-SFR1
www.moodys.com - October 12 at 9:58 AM
Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority, PA -- Moodys Reviews Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Auth. LOC-backed Ser. B-2 of 2008 BondsPittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority, PA -- Moody's Reviews Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Auth. LOC-backed Ser. B-2 of 2008 Bonds
www.moodys.com - October 8 at 9:41 AM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Home Partners of America 2016-2 Trust SFR transactionMoody's assigns definitive ratings to Home Partners of America 2016-2 Trust SFR transaction
www.moodys.com - September 14 at 9:12 AM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Home Partners of America 2016-2 Trust SFR transactionMoody's assigns provisional ratings to Home Partners of America 2016-2 Trust SFR transaction
www.moodys.com - August 23 at 9:22 AM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR1 TrustMoody's assigns definitive ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR1 Trust
www.moodys.com - August 4 at 10:46 PM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR1Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR1
www.moodys.com - July 11 at 12:23 PM
First Gulf Bank -- Moodys affirms deposit ratings of National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank; changes outlook on First Gulf Banks deposit ratings to positiveFirst Gulf Bank -- Moody's affirms deposit ratings of National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank; changes outlook on First Gulf Bank's deposit ratings to positive
www.moodys.com - July 4 at 7:11 AM
Moodys assigns definitve ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-1Moody's assigns definitve ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-1
www.moodys.com - June 7 at 10:44 AM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-1Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-1
www.moodys.com - May 19 at 11:40 AM
Illinois Finance Authority -- Moodys Downgrades to A1 Chicago Symphony Orchestras LOC-backed Adj. Rate Bonds, Ser. 2008; Affirms VMIG 1Illinois Finance Authority -- Moody's Downgrades to A1 Chicago Symphony Orchestra's LOC-backed Adj. Rate Bonds, Ser. 2008; Affirms VMIG 1
www.moodys.com - April 1 at 2:57 PM
Chicago Symphony Orchestra -- Moodys reviews Chicago Symphony Orchestra, ILs LOC-backed Adj. Rate Demand Rev. Bonds Ser. 2008Chicago Symphony Orchestra -- Moody's reviews Chicago Symphony Orchestra, IL's LOC-backed Adj. Rate Demand Rev. Bonds Ser. 2008
www.moodys.com - March 15 at 9:43 AM
FIRST TRUST SPECIALTY FINANCE & FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, FinancialFIRST TRUST SPECIALTY FINANCE & FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial
biz.yahoo.com - February 18 at 4:34 PM
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us.rd.yahoo.com - January 14 at 11:01 AM

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