About First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)
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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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, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.175 per share on Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 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?
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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?
Press coverage about FGB stock has trended somewhat negative on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.38 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
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 $6.08.
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.
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First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) Dividend Information
First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share, with a dividend yield of 11.51%. FGB's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, February 28.
|Most Recent Dividend:||2/28/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||0.70% (3 Year Average)|
First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) SEC Filings
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