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

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$6.54 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$6.54
Today's Range$6.5101 - $6.5610
52-Week Range$5.65 - $7.57
Volume25,045 shs
Average Volume45,518 shs
Market Capitalization$87.50 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield11.53%
Beta0.72
First 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.

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SymbolNYSE:FGB
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Phone+1-630-7658000

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EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
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Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares14,340,000
Market Cap$87.50 million

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.175 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.70%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 22nd. View First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's Dividend History.

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 62)
  • Mark R. Bradley, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 60)
  • James M. Dykas, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer (Age 51)
  • Kristi A. Maher, Chief Compliance Officer, Assistant Secretary (Age 51)
  • Daniel J. Lindquist, Vice President (Age 47)
  • W. Scott Jardine Esq., Secretary, Chief Legal Officer (Age 57)
  • Robert F. Keith, Lead Independent Trustee (Age 61)
  • Richard E. Erickson M.D., Independent Trustee (Age 66)
  • Thomas R. Kadlec, Independent Trustee (Age 60)
  • Niel Byron Nielson Ph.D., Independent Trustee (Age 64)

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

Media stories about FGB stock have trended somewhat negative this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd earned a media and rumor sentiment score of -0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 43.64 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd.

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (2.38%) and Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC (1.68%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd.

Which major 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 Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. and Flagship Harbor Advisors 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, Scottrade, 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 $6.54.

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 $87.50 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  47 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  47 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  94
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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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